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Waterloo in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Civil War Grave Markers

2015 eagle Scout Project by Shane Douglas of Boy Scout Troup 323

Civil War Grave Markers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, March 17, 2020
1. Civil War Grave Markers Marker
Inscription.  To honor the soldiers who fought in the American Civil War, Shane Douglas marked the graves of 99 Veterans buried in the City of Waterloo for his Eagle Scout Project. There are 67 buried in Waterloo City Cemetery, 31 buried in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery and 1 in Kolmer Cemetery.

His project would not have been possible without the generous support given from the following community businesses, organization and individuals:

Former U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello, Illinois State Representative, Jerry Costello,II, City of Waterloo, Hill Monument Company, Holly Name Society, Illinois District #14 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Father Charles E Hellrung K.O.C. -4th Degree, Knights of Columbus Waterloo Council 1334, Mary and Martha Society , Metzger-Crook VFW Post #6504, Monroe County Democratic Club, Monroe County Genealogical Society, Monroe county Historical Society, Monroe County Republican Central Committee, Morris Lodge 787, Optimist Club of Waterloo, Rotary Club of Monroe County, RP Lumber Company, St. Paul's Evangelical Burial Park, St. Peter& Paul Cemetery, VFW Ladies Auxilary, WalMart, Waterloo City Cemetery, Waterloo Lions
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Club, Waterloo Lodge I.O.O.F. No. 27 Waterloo Rotary, Dan Hayes, Gail Holzhausen& Daniel Davis, Mary Ellen Huetsch, Mark & Debra Keim, Marguerite Jennings, Jeante Matlock, Merlyn & Marie Midyett, Joseph Minor, Don & Susan Nauman, Bill& Norma Reheis, Tom Smith, Billy Taylor, Richard & Bonnie Valentine, Dan & Jan Wenk, Edward Wienhoff,

Special thanks to Jean Jung and Mary Ellen Huetsch for their assistance in helping locate veterans.

Thank you for helping promote & preserve the rich history of our great city!
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
Location. 38° 20.371′ N, 90° 8.71′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial can be reached from Rogers Street, 0.2 miles south of Hamacher Street (County Route 2), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Grave Markers (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul United Church Of Christ (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kaskaskia Cahokia Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ford (approx. 0.3 miles
Civil War Grave Markers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, March 17, 2020
2. Civil War Grave Markers Marker
away); The Brey Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ford Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2020, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2020, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2023