President - Elect Abraham Lincoln

President - Elect Abraham Lincoln (HM7ZF)

Location: Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.035', W 89° 38.915'

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In the Old State Capitol Nearby,
President-Elect Abraham Lincoln
used the Governor's Office as Headquarters
until he left for Washington.
Early in the Civil War,
Ulysses S. Grant
also served here as Special Military Aide
to Governor Yates.

During the War, Illinois coutributed
225,300 men,
about one-tenth of the Union's Forces;
more than 5,000 came from Sangamon County.
HM NumberHM7ZF
Year Placed1971
Placed BySpringfield Historical Sites Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 273246 N 4408980
Decimal Degrees39.80058333, -89.64858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.035', W 89° 38.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 2.10" N, 89° 38' 54.90" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 E Adams St, Springfield IL 62701, US
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