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