Sun. May 9th, 2021

Battle Ground Cemetery in Marion Township

Transcribedby Sherry Dowden

Used with permission on the Ogle GenWeb site2008

Individual tombstones

CAPT J.G. ADAMS

5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR

JOHN WALTERS

ILLMTD RANGERS, BL’K HAWK WAR

CORP’L JAMES MILTON

5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR

ISAAC PERKINS

5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR

DAVID KREPPS

5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR

Z. MINDINALL

5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR

T.M. CHILDS

ILLMTD RANGERS BL’K HAWK WAR

J.B.PARRIS

ILLMTD RANGERS BL’K HAWK WAR

JAMES DOTY

ILLMTD RANGERS BL’K HAWK WAR

GIDEON MUNSON

ILLMTD VOLS

INDIANWARS MAY 14, 1832

BIRD W. ELLIS

ILLMTD RANGERS INDIAN WARS MAY 14, 1832

JOSEPH DRAPER

ILLMTD VOLS INDIAN WARS MAY 14, 1832

Westside of monument

1832– 1902

Captain John G. Adams

Serg’t John Walters

Corp’l Bird W. Ellis

Corp’l James Milton

Private Isaac Perkins

Private Joseph Draper

Private David Kreeps

Private Zadock Mendinall

Private Tyrus M. Childs

Private Joseph B. Farris

Private James Doty

Scout Gideon Munson

Southside of monument

The presence of the soldier, statesman, martyr, Abraham Lincoln assisting in the burial of these honored dead has made this spot sacred.

Eastside of monument

In memory of the Illinois Volunteers who fell at Stillman’s Run May 14, 1832 in an engagement with Blackhawk and his warriors.

Northside of monument

Erected by the Battleground Memorial Association of StillmanValley, IL with funds appropriated by the 42nd GeneralAssembly of IL approved May 11, 1901.

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