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Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
Presented by the Ladies of
the Grand Army of the Republic,
Department of Illinois,
In honor of
the Union Soldiers and Sailors
of
1861-The Civil War-1865

 
Erected by Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 31.484′ N, 88° 4.913′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Memorial is on West Jefferson Street (U.S. 30) east of U.S. 6, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in front of Will County Courthouse, with other memorials. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 W Jefferson Street, Joliet IL 60432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Benedict Reed (a few steps from this marker); Illinois Sesquicentennial Time Capsule (a few steps from this marker); Will County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Morris Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Joliet (about 400 feet away,
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
2. Civil War Memorial
Plaque is facing the 48-foot tall monument in front of Will County Courthouse
measured in a direct line); Rialto Square Theatre (about 500 feet away); Katherine Dunham: Pioneer in African Dance (about 500 feet away); Hickory Creek in the 1830's (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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