This was the site of the Rock Island Prison barracks, a Confederate prison camp. The cemetery contains the graves of nearly two thousand Confederate prisoners. The adjoining national cemetery is the burial place of Union prison guards and military veterans. The museum displays the history of Rock Island Arsenal and features an extensive collection of small arms. Rock Island Arsenal is currently an active U.S. Army Installation.
Chicago, Illinois | A portion of the administration building is devoted to a Civil War museum that features exhibits on the war, emphasizing the roles of those who are buried in the cemetery and the city of Chicago's part in the conflict.
Springfield, Illinois | The 117-foot-tall tomb is constructed of granite and is the final resting place of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary,and three of their four children: Edward, William, and Thomas.
Lerna, Illinois | The cemetery, previously known as Gordon Graveyard and Shiloh Cemetery, is the final resting place for many Civil War veterans and for Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's father and step-mother.