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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Mound City National Cemetery Preservation's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 16, at 11:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will be at The Mound City National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting the Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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In Memory Of
by R. Sendek for Jack Mappin, Navy, Seaman, Honored by Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission

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In Memory Of
by Judy Lecocq for Frank Thoma, Army, Technician 5th Class, Honored by Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission

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Location Information

ILMNMC - Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission
141 State Highway 37
Mound City, IL 62963, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Morrissa Clanahan, Becky Mueller

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job of finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself. We have limited parking at the Mound City National Cemetery. We will be providing a shuttle from the parking lot of the old St. Mary's Catholic Church located at 517 Walnut, Mound City IL.

Our address is:

Mound City National Cemetery

141 State Highway 37

Mound City IL 62963

Parking Instructions

Parking is tight at The Mound City National Cemetery.  If possible please carpool to help with the parking situation and arrive early if you want to park at the Mound City National Cemetery.  We will be running a shuttle bus from the old St. Mary's Catholic Church parking lot located at 517 Walnut Street in Mound City just minutes away from the cemetery. Thank you.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

 If you would like to volunteer to place wreaths, please email Morrissa at mesa8449@gmail.com. Thank you!

Local Groups Supporting Us

IL0061P - Honor Wreaths for Veterans

Welcome to Honor Wreaths For Veterans! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support 11 cemeteries (9 National and 2 City Cemeteries) and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for the wreath laying ceremony planned for December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony). Thank you so much!

IL0206 - Illinois State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Welcome to IL0206 - Illinois State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution! our Sponsorship Group is proud to support Camp Butler National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

6 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.