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Soldier's of Vermillion County in Spring Hill Cemetery

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This monument, located in Spring Hill Cemetery (also known as Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum), depicts a Union soldier at "Parade Rest" and is dedicated to the men from Vermillion County who fought for the Union during the war. Strikingly, the monument is accompanied by four artillery pieces (siege mortars) and is en-circled by buried civil war dead or a "soldier's circle". The cemetery section also includes veterans from other conflicts. The monument was erected by the Vermilion County Veterans Monument Association in 1900 and was designed by Captain Nehemia C. Hinsdale, a veteran of the war. It was dedicated on July 4th, 1901.

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