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Aledo in Mercer County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mercer County Soldiers' Monument

 
 
Mercer Co To Her Fallen Sons Monument image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 13, 2021
1. Mercer Co To Her Fallen Sons Monument
Inscription.  
Mercer Co
To her fallen sons
1861-1865

Donaldson • Mobile • Vicksburg • Savannah • Chattanooga • Shiloh

(names of 352 soldiers)
 
Erected 1878.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 12.193′ N, 90° 45.13′ W. Marker is in Aledo, Illinois, in Mercer County. Memorial is at the intersection of NW 4th Avenue and NW 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on NW 4th Avenue. Located in Monument Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aledo IL 61231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women's Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Roosevelt Military Academy World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Aledo, Illinois (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Roosevelt Oak (approx. ¼ mile away); William and Vashti College (approx. ¼ mile away); Illinois Millitary School (approx. ¼ mile away); Niles Hall / Transition (approx. ¼ mile away); The Slab (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aledo.
 
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 The Soldiers' Monument Dedication (pdf file). Mercer County Historical Newsletter (Jul/Aug/Sep 2016) (Submitted on April 23, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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