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Mound City in Pulaski County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree

 
 
America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 6, 2019
1. America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree Marker
Inscription.  This tree dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to America's Medal of Honor recipients who helped make this bicentennial observance possible "by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty"
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 37° 5.233′ N, 89° 10.65′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Illinois, in Pulaski County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Walnut Street and Old U.S. 51, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mound City IL 62963, 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. Navy Seabees Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound City National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 6, 2019
2. America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree Marker
The Marine Ways (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Fire Bell (approx. ¾ mile away); United States Military Hospital (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cairo, Illinois (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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