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Carter Van Vleck Tombstone Oakwood Cemetery
Carter Van Vleck Tombstone Oakwood Cemetery
TitleCarter Van Vleck Tombstone Oakwood Cemetery
Photo Number000007.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
KeywordsCarter Van Vleck Macomb Cemetery Oakwood Civil War Tombstone
Subject HeadingMacomb--Cemeteries (Oakwood)
Description"Among the Civil War veterans who are buried in Oakwood Cemetery is Carter Van Vleck, a Macomb lawyer who became colonel of the 78th Illinois Infantry Regiment. Killed near Atlanta in August 1864, he was hailed as a hero, and local residents contributed to the purchase of the tall obelisk marker shown...." "McDonough County Historic Sites, " by John E. Hallwas, p. 13.
Source/CreatorPhoto taken by John Hallwas.
Aux. Photo# NegativeNeg 1175-19
Location of Original PhotoMacomb Cemeteries Album.
RightsWIU Libraries Archives & Special Collections -- All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, contact the WIU Archives and Special Collections at malpass-archives@wiu.edu.
Timestamp20060831121851
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