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73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 
 
73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Desaulniers, Jr., March 16, 2010
1. 73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Marker
Inscription.
1861 - - - 1865

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.
 
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.
 
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 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx.
Illinois Volunteer Infantry and Other Units Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Illinois Volunteer Infantry and Other Units Marker
4.8 miles away); Dedicated to All Veterans (approx. 5.9 miles away); Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 6.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 6.8 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. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Long View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
3. Long View of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,774 times since then and 41 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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