“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Germantown in Clinton County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)


Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, August 2, 2021
1. Honor Marker
Inscription.  Our community's veterans from the area known as Hanover, which later became Germantown, who served in the American Civil War 1861-1865

Frank Aldhoff • George Borhel • Bernard Barkman • Henry Brockhaus • Henry Burghartz • Henry Curdt • James Gray • John Grote • Theodore Herbes • Thedore Hernelgarn • John Hilbers • Joseph Wubbe • William Harnitch • Peter Helsing • John Hamilton • Gerhard Karhoff • Peter Keper • Edward Kleinkorte • Clements Kock • Henry Lampen • Frank Leigers • Henry Leonard • Joe Mettzer • Jospeh Jones • Joseph Mussenbrock • Jacob Noble • William Nettler • Thomas O'Donnell • William Patrick • henry Peterman • Bernard Schonefelt • Bernard Sickmier • Anton Thien • Dix Thising • Charles Townsend • Gotlieb Wildhaber • John Warnz • John Wilson • John Witter • Lewis Wride

"Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause." —Abraham Lincoln
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 33.008′ N, 89° 32.176′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Illinois, in Clinton County
Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, August 2, 2021
2. Honor Marker
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. Memorial can be reached from Munster Street north of Lake Park Drive (Illinois Route 161), on the right when traveling north. Located in Lake Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Germantown IL 62245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); American Armed Service Men and Women Leave No Fallen Comrade Behind (here, next to this marker); In Memory of those who have served (within shouting distance of this marker); Steve Kohnen (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albert "Red" Schoendienst (approx. Ό mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Cholera Cross (approx. 2.8 miles away); Breese (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 28, 2021