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Greenville in Bond County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bond County Civil War Memorial

 
 
Bond County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
1. Bond County Civil War Monument
Inscription.
[East Face]
In Memory of All
Who Followed the Flag From
1861 to 1865
Living and Dead.
Erected 1903
SHILOH

[South Face]
This monument is erected
by the Grand Army of the Republic
Women's Relief Corps, Sons of Veterans
and Other Patriotic Citizens of Bond County
which sent 1200 men, the bravest of the brave
many of whom never returned
but gave their lives for the
land they loved
VICKSBURG

[West Face]
From scattered lands,
From different states and counties,
They came together in the Great Struggle
United in death, they have left for us
a United country.
How great the price, yet what true patriot
can say the price was too great?
CHICKAMAUGA

[North Face]
Battles Participated in by Bond County Soldiers.
Charleston—Sikeston—Bentonville—Guntown—Black River Bridge—Sabine Cross Roads—Iuka—Lawrenceburg—Resacca—Fayetteville—Salem—Campbellsville—Griswoldville—Arkansas Post—New Hope Church—Ft.McAllister—Stone River—Farmington—Island No.10—Spanish Fort—Tupelo—Whistler's Station—Columbia—Corinth—Fairview—Holly
Bond County Civil War Monument East Face image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
2. Bond County Civil War Monument East Face
Springs—New Madrid—Pea Ridge—Franklin—Mission Ridge—Haines Bluff—Cane River—Mobile—Savannah—Port Gibson—Ezra Church—Jonesboro—Kenesaw—Atlanta—Jackson—Ft.Blakeley—Memphis—Spring Hill—Champion Hills—Raymond—Okalona
BELMONT

 
Erected 1903 by Grand Army of the Republic, Women's Relief Corps, Sons of Veterans, and Other Patriotic Citizens of Bond County.
 
Location. 38° 53.533′ N, 89° 24.777′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Illinois, in Bond County. Marker is on Main Street near 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is on the SE courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville IL 62246, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ronald Reagan (a few steps from this marker); State Bank of Hoiles & Sons (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bond County Veterans Memorial
Bond County Civil War Monument South Face image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
3. Bond County Civil War Monument South Face
(within shouting distance of this marker); History of Greenville-Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bulkley-Buie Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Turret Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bond County Civil War Units. Ten companies of infantry were recruited in Bond County, along with one company of cavalry. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Bond County Historical Society. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Bond County Civil War Monument West Face image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
4. Bond County Civil War Monument West Face
Bond County Civil War Monument North Face image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
5. Bond County Civil War Monument North Face
G.A.R. Emblem on Bond County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
6. G.A.R. Emblem on Bond County Civil War Monument
Bond County Civil War Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
7. Bond County Civil War Monument Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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