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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mound City, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pulaski County, IL (8) Alexander County, IL (22) Johnson County, IL (4) Massac County, IL (13) Union County, IL (11) Ballard County, KY (12) McCracken County, KY (144)  PulaskiCounty(8) Pulaski County (8)  AlexanderCounty(22) Alexander County (22)  JohnsonCounty(4) Johnson County (4)  MassacCounty(13) Massac County (13)  UnionCounty(11) Union County (11)  BallardCountyKentucky(12) Ballard County (12)  McCrackenCounty(144) McCracken County (144)
Location of Mound City, Illinois
    Pulaski County (8)
    Alexander County (22)
    Johnson County (4)
    Massac County (13)
    Union County (11)
    Ballard County, Kentucky (12)
    McCracken County, Kentucky (144)
 
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1Illinois (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
2Illinois (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
3Illinois (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
4Illinois (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
5Illinois (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
6Illinois (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
7Illinois (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
8Illinois (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
 
Apr. 18, 2021