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

Camp Peoria

 
 
Camp Peoria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2021
1. Camp Peoria Marker
Inscription.  This tablet marks the site of Camp Peoria where the following Illinois regiments of volunteer soldiers of the Civil War were encamped from Aug 1862 to Nov 1862. Upon it are inscribed the dates of muster into the United States service and the names of the colonels of the regiments.

• 108th Inf. Aug. 20, 1862, Col. John Warner, Col. Chas. Turner
• 85th Inf. Sept. 1, 1862, Col. Robt. S. Moore, Col. Caleb J. Dilworth
• 77th Inf. Sept. 2, 1862, Col. David F. Grier
• 102nd Inf. Sept. 1 &2, 1862, Col. Wm. McMurtry, Col. Franklin C. Smith
• 103rd Inf. Oct. 2, 1862, Col. Willard A. Dickerman

 
Erected 1911 by George A. Wilson Circle No. 48, Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Grand Army of the Republic series list.
 
Location. 40° 42.194′ N, 89° 34.302′ W. Marker is in Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria County. Memorial is at the intersection of Northeast Adams Street and
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Mary Street, on the left when traveling north on Northeast Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1523 NE Adams Street, Peoria IL 61603, 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. Peoria Settlement Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Lyon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Military Services Memorial Plaza (approx. one mile away); Waterborn Services Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Zeally Moss (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Zeally Moss (approx. 1.2 miles away); Springdale Cemetery & Mausoleum (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peoria.
 
Camp Peoria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2021
2. Camp Peoria Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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