Illinois

http://www100.state.il.us/

http://www.illinoiscivilwar.org/

 

Charleston

 

   Thomas Lincoln Cemetery and Shiloh Church

   (217) 345-1845Lincoln Highway, 61920.  Open daily.  Free

   The final resting place for a great many Civil War veterans and for Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother.

 

Springfield

 

   Camp Butler National Cemetery 

   (217) 492-4970, Fax: (217) 492-40725063 Camp Butler Rd, 62515.  Open M-F: 7:30am-3:45pm.

   One of the 120 national cemeteries that served as a Civil War training camp as well as a POW camp for Confederate Soldiers. Call office to schedule a tour.

   

   Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

   (217) 782-27171500 Monument Ave., 62702.  Open March-October: 9am-5pm November-February: 9am-4pmFree

   The final resting place of President Lincoln, his wife and three of their four children. Constructed 1869-1874

 

   Flag Retreat Ceremony - Seasonal Events

   (217) 782-2717, 1500 Monument Ave. 62702Free

   The 114th Illinois Volunteer Infantry-Reactivated recreates an emotional Civil War flag retreat infront of Lincoln's Tomb.