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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pulaski County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Pulaski County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Pulaski County, IL (13) Alexander County, IL (33) Johnson County, IL (7) Massac County, IL (18) Union County, IL (19) Ballard County, KY (14) McCracken County, KY (149)  PulaskiCounty(13) Pulaski County (13)  AlexanderCounty(33) Alexander County (33)  JohnsonCounty(7) Johnson County (7)  MassacCounty(18) Massac County (18)  UnionCounty(19) Union County (19)  BallardCountyKentucky(14) Ballard County (14)  McCrackenCounty(149) McCracken County (149)
Mound City is the county seat for Pulaski County
Adjacent to Pulaski County, Illinois
      Alexander County (33)  
      Johnson County (7)  
      Massac County (18)  
      Union County (19)  
      Ballard County, Kentucky (14)  
      McCracken County, Kentucky (149)  
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1 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m161407) HM
2 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree
This tree dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to America's Medal of Honor recipients who helped make this bicentennial observance possible "by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty"Map (db m161414) WM
3 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — Confederate Soldiers Memorial
In memory of the Confederate Soldiers who are buried at Mound City National Cemetery May they never be forgotten Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy Seven Confederate Knights Chapter 2625 Illinois Division, Sons of . . . Map (db m161413) HM
4 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — In Honor of Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice
In honor of those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m207783) HM
5 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — Mound City National Cemetery
Civil War Mound City Mound City's location at a river crossroads was strategic to the Union war effort. It was near the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and the confluence of the Ohio, Tennessee, and Cumberland rivers. The . . . Map (db m161409) HM
6 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — Mound City World War I Memorial
Memorial to our 468 men enlisted for World War 1917-1918 and with reverent memory to those Killed in Action Frank Cannon • Barney Crouch • Elijah Duckworth • Orin Koonce • Boyd Metcalf • Louis Phares • John . . . Map (db m194734) WM
7 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — Mound City World War II Memorial
Erected in honor of the sons of Mound City in the service of their country World War II, 1941 to 1946 Anderson, Loren • Ashworth, Mark • Britt, Charles E. • Britt, Jake • Britt, Arthur • Boren, Ralph W. • Boren, Leon • Boren, Ivan • Boren, . . . Map (db m194735) WM
8 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — Navy Seabees Memorial
With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once, the impossible takes a bit longer. Seabees Can Do We Build We Fight Map (db m161404) WM
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9 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — The Marine Ways
During the Civil War the naval depot of the western river fleet was located at Mound City. Here the keels of three of the famous Eads ironclad gunboats were laid, and a large force of workmen were employed to keep the fleet in fighting trim. The . . . Map (db m144869) HM
10 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — The Old Fire Bell
This pedestal commemorates the Mound City Centennial celebration of 1954. Sealed inside are historical documents and a story of the bell that rests upon it. The bell, a war trophy, was used as lead-off bell for the Mississippi Squadron stationed . . . Map (db m144876) HM
11 Illinois, Pulaski County, Mound City — United States Military Hospital
The southern portion of the brick building at the Ohio levee, 150 yards east of here, was part of a large warehouse which was converted into a Military Hospital in 1861 and staffed during the Civil War by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Following the . . . Map (db m144868) HM
12 Illinois, Pulaski County, New Grand Chain — Cantonment Wilkinson-Ville
On the Ohio River three miles south of here Cantonment Wilkinson-ville, named for Gen. James Wilkinson, was established by Lt. Col. David Strong in 1797 as a post of the United States Army. It was garrisoned until 1804. Here are buried Colonel . . . Map (db m207779) HM
13 Illinois, Pulaski County, Olmsted — Olmsted War Memorial
In memory World War I: Walter Steers World War II: Raymond Richard • Louis Sharp • Clyde Brashear Vietnam: Alvin Pounds • William NeeleyMap (db m194741) WM
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Sep. 27, 2023