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

73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865

 
 
73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for more information.
Photographed By John Desaulniers, Jr., March 16, 2010
1. 73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Marker
73rd Regiment Infantry "Persimmon Regiment or Preacher's Regiment"
Civil War Archive entry
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Inscription.  
Co. C. of the 73rd
and
Co. D. of the 125th
Illinois Volunteer Infantry and other Units
from this Community answered the the Call
of President Lincoln.

Drilled and were sworn into Service on this ground.

 
Erected 1932 by Friends of the Boys who wore the Blue.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 39° 58.694′ N, 87° 38.148′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Memorial is on North Main Street south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in front of the Georgetown United Methodist Church on a large boulder. You can park in the Church Parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 North Main Street, Georgetown IL 61846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgetown Area Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgetown Parade of Patriots Monument
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Westville War Memorials (approx. 4.4 miles away); Proudly We Pay Tribute (approx. 4.7 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx. 4.8 miles away); Dedicated to All Veterans (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Treaty Between Harrison and the Indians (approx. 6.2 miles away); Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Illinois Volunteer Infantry and Other Units Marker image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Illinois Volunteer Infantry and Other Units Marker
125th Regiment Infantry Civil War Archive entry
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Long View of Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
3. Long View of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,001 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. Photos:   1. submitted on May 6, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa.   2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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