Victory, World War I Black Soldiers' Memorial

Victory, World War I Black Soldiers' Memorial (HM2JS)

Location: Chicago, IL 60653 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 49.845', W 87° 37.028'

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Victory

St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Mont de Signes, Oise-Aisne Offensive.

In memory of the heroes of the old 8th Infantry, Illinois National Guard, redesignated during the World War as the 370th Infantry of the United States Army who died in France.

[Honor Roll of the Dead. Names of 137 members of the Eighth Infantry, Illinois National Guard, who lost their lives during World War I]
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HM NumberHM2JS
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1927
Placed ByThe people of the State of Illinois, represented in the 54th General Assembly
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 2:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448755 N 4631168
Decimal Degrees41.83075000, -87.61713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.845', W 87° 37.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 50.70" N, 87° 37' 1.68" W
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Area Code(s)773, 312
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3509 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago IL 60653, US
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