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War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
1. War Memorial
Jefferson County Courthouse in background
Inscription.  

Black Hawk War • 1832
Mexican War • 1846-48
Civil War • 1865-65
Spanish War • 1898
World War I • 1917-18
World War II • 1941-45
Korean Conflict • 1950-53
Viet Nam Era • 1964-75

[Honor Roll of Veterans along sidewalk]

 
Erected by Mount Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 19.053′ N, 88° 54.21′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Illinois, in Jefferson County. Memorial is at the intersection of 10th Street (Illinois Route 37) and Main Street (Illinois Route 15), on the left when traveling south on 10th Street. Memorial is at the northwest corner of the Jefferson County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South 10th Street, Mount Vernon IL 62864, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Appellate Courthouse
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Attorney Abraham Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); Why Is Lincoln Beardless? (approx. ¼ mile away); State of Illinois v. Illinois Central Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); The Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon (approx. ¼ mile away); The Illinois Supreme Court in Mt. Vernon (approx. ¼ mile away); Mt. Vernon Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
 
War Memorial at Jefferson County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
2. War Memorial at Jefferson County Courthouse
War Memorial Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
3. War Memorial Cannon
[Cannon muzzle reads] C.A.O. Co. [Cyrus Alger & Co.] No. 80. 2548 lb., R.M.H. 1864.
War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
4. War Memorial Honor Roll
War Memorial Representative Honor Roll Name image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
5. War Memorial Representative Honor Roll Name
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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