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Alton Cemetery

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Alton Cemetery

Rozier St 2 blocks West of State

Alton, Illinois 62002

(618) 465-6676


(See Map and Directions below)


Type: Cemeteries

Illinois Tourism District: Southern

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Up to 300 prisoners and soldiers died and are buried on the island, now under water. A cemetery in North Alton that belonged to the State of Illinois was used for most that died. A monument there lists 1,534 names of Confederate soldiers that are known to have died.


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