Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Confederate Cemetery Monument
to mark the burial place
Soldiers who died here
and at the
on the adjacent island
while prisoners of war
and whose graves
cannot now be identified
Erected 1909 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 55.08′ N, 90° 11.699′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Memorial is on Rozier Street west of State Street, on the right when traveling east. Memorial is located at North Alton Confederate Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 Rozier St, Alton IL 62002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Alton Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Plank Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Legend of the Piasa First Soybeans Planted in Illinois, 1851 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Haskell Playhouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Godfrey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Great Rivers Park (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alton.
Also see . . . Confederate Cemetery. The cemetery's page on Findagrave.com. Lists all of the names that are inscribed on the plaques, which are on all sides of the monument. (Submitted on August 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.