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Ottawa Cemetery in La Salle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William D. Boyce

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William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 28, 2006
1. William D. Boyce Marker
Inscription.
(Text on tombstone:) In appreciation of his service to the Boyhood of America. Inspired by the good turn of an unknown English Scout, he brought scouting to the United States.
 
Erected 1941 by Members of the Boy Scouts of America.
 
Location. 41° 20.34′ N, 88° 51.888′ W. Marker is in Ottawa Cemetery, Illinois, in La Salle County. Touch for map. The marker is located in Ottawa Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Ottawa Avenue, Ottawa IL 61350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln the Litigator (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Lincoln-Douglas Debate (approx. 1.4 miles away); Washington Square (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lincoln and Douglas Debate (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The First Lincoln-Douglas Debate (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
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William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 28, 2006
2. William D. Boyce Marker
Douglas Hapeman-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 10, 2002
3. Douglas Hapeman-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Ottawa Cemetery, Bushnell Addition, Lot 76. He was awarded the medal for action on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, GA.
George Marsh-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
4. George Marsh-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Ottawa Cemetery, Bushnell Addition, Lot 23. He was awarded the medal for action on July 2, 1863 at Elk River, TN
 
 
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