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Illinois Monument

Jackson Ave., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 10' 24.983796", -89° 56' 14.745948"
  Tennessee TN State Historical Marker
Tennessee State
Historical Marker

When President Abraham
Lincoln Called
For Volunteers To Defend
The Life Of
Our Imperiled Nation
These Valiant
Sons Of Illinois Together
With Other
Heroes, Offered Their
Lives With
Patriotism Unsurpassed.
With Unflinching Bravery
They Fought
The Bloody Battles Of The
Great Civil
War For Union And Liberty.
Upon Them,
Therefore, A Grateful
State Bestows
The Crown Of Undying
And The Laurel Of Victory.
Seal Of The State Of
Aug. 26th, 1818
This Monument Erected By
The State Of Illinois
In 1928
To The Glorious Memory
Of The Soldiers Of Illinois
Who Fought In The Civil
United States Of America
June 20th, 1782

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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