Montgomery County Illinois Historical Photo Archive
Company E 5th Illinois Regiment

Company E 5th Illinois Regiment

Montgomery County Illinois Historical Photo Archive

Company E 5th Illinois Regiment

Illinois National Guard - March 29, 1917 - Montgomery County Courthouse Steps - World War I - Farewell To Departing Heroes. Wh...en you hear the fire whistle blow, you will know that the Hillsboro soldiers have been ordered to depart for Springfield for mobilization. Plans to give the departing heroes a fitting farewell have been made by Mayor Butler and the City Commissioners. The band will head a parade to the Courthouse, where short adresses will be made by William Abbot, Captain John F. Glenn and others. All friends of the Illinois National Guard will join in wishing them a hearty Godspeed.
 
Photo Location: Hillsboro, IL
Photo Category: Event
Photo Year: 1917
 
Submitted By: Jeffrey B. Dunn
Date Added: 11/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Historical Archive Photo ID # 14937
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