Altamont in Effingham County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
All Gave Some - Some Gave All
— Honor The Past • Protect The Future —
We honor and pray for eternal rest.
To Those Who Are Missing In Action --
We express remembrance and hope.
To Those Who Were Wounded In Action -
We honor you.
To Those Who Were Prisoners of War --
We rejoice in your freedom.
To Those Who Returned Home --
We dedicate our eternal gratitude.
[Killed in Action]
Robert E. Oldenburg · Cecil H. Dammerman · Hugo Voelker · Michael E. Vogel · Walter Schwerdtfeger · Paul L. Fischer · Forrest Morr · Ronald W. Ireland · John N. Scholes · Paul D. Polk · Charles J. Davis · George H. Rhodes · Eugene F. Goeckner · Donald C. Sproat · Edgar W. Suckow · William W. Julius · Gene Sine · Chester Jones · Lewis A. Rader · William L. McConkey · Bruce A. Williams · Herman M. Gieseking · Owen E. Cox · William G. Tappendorf · Keith W. Tipsword · Rudolph C. Siebert · Reuben B. Wade · Granville H. Walling
[Missing In Action]
Glenn Loar · Hiram O. Ernest
Taps • Old Glory
On fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
the bivouac of the dead.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 39° 4.188′ N, 88° 44.919′ W. Marker is in Altamont, Illinois, in Effingham County. Marker is on 300th Street, ¼ mile north of Jackson Street, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is in Union Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont IL 62411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Charles M. Wright House (approx. ¼ mile away); Altamont (approx. one mile away); National Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. Elmo (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. Elmo Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Welcome to the Cross at the Crossroads! (approx. 9.9 miles away); Roswell B. Mason (approx. 10.4 miles away); Brownstown (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altamont.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.