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Ironton in Iron County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

General Grant Commission Commemorative

 
 
General Grant Commission Commemorative Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 14, 2016
1. General Grant Commission Commemorative Monument
Inscription.

Erected 1886
By the Surviving Veterans of the
21st Regt. Ill. Vol. Inft.
To commemorate the spot where their Col.
Ulysses S. Grant
Received his commission as general,
1861,
And parting from his regt. entered
On his career of victory.

“Let Us Have Peace”

 
Erected 1886 by Veterans of 21st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry.
 
Location. 37° 35.737′ N, 90° 37.713′ W. Marker is in Ironton, Missouri, in Iron County. Marker can be reached from S. Main Street 0.1 miles north of W. Park Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the St. Marie Du Lac Church just west of the pond. Marker is in this post office area: Ironton MO 63650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War In The Arcadia Valley (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron County - The "Birthplace of 4-H" in Missouri (approx. 0.2 miles away); VFW Post 5527 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named
Monument on Grounds of St. Marie Du Lac Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 14, 2016
2. Monument on Grounds of St. Marie Du Lac Church
Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ironton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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