This monument was erected by
General William Passmore Carlin,
For Carrollton Post No. 442 G.A.R.
To the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors
Of Green County, Illinois.
September 28, 1901 — — Map (db m181712) WM
Thomas Carlin, sixth elected Governor of Illinois (1838-1842), was an early settler of Illinois and a prominent figure in organizing Greene County and establishing Carrollton as its county seat in 1821.
Born in Kentucky in 1789, Carlin came to . . . — — Map (db m142746) HM
Edward L. Hager grew up in White Hall where he was engaged in farming. On November 13, 1861, he enlisted at Carrollton, Illinois, in Company 61st Illinois Infantry, presumably as a member of the Band, Fife and Drum Crop. Military records show he . . . — — Map (db m181807) HM