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Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, December 16, 2019
1. Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters Marker
Inscription.  
1775 1918
Memorial
in honor of
our sons and daughters
who served their nation
in freedom's cause and in memory
of who gave their those of our number
who gave their last full measure
of devotion in
the six great wars
Revolutionary War
1775-1781
War of 1812-1814
Mexican War
1846-1847
The Civil War
1861-1865
Spanish American War
1898
The Great World War
1917-1918

 
Erected by Columbia Post 581.
 
Location. 38° 26.811′ N, 90° 11.825′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Locust Street and Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling east on East Locust Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 375 E Locust St, Columbia IL 62236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miller-Fiege Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Whiteside Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl
Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, December 16, 2019
2. Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters Marker
(approx. one mile away); Palmier Cemetry (approx. 1 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Missouri); Civil War Union Women Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Missouri); Minnesota Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Missouri); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away in Missouri). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World I
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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