Georgetown in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Co. C. of the 73rd
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.
Location. 39° 58.694′ N, 87° 38.148′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on North Main Street south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Georgetown United Methodist Church on a large boulder. You can park in the Church Parking lot. 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westville War Memorials (approx. 4.4 miles away); Proudly We Pay Tribute 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.
Also see . . .
1. Persimmon Regiment or Preacher's Regiment. A short history of the 73rd Illinois Regiment. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 73rd Infantry Regiment. Site detailing the muster rosters for the regiment. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 125th Illinois Regiment. The regiment served from September 1862 to the end of the war. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. 125th Illinois Regiment. Site detailing the muster rosters of the regiment. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
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