Menard County
Military & Veterans


  • Veterans Buried in Menard County
    -Includes veterans from all wars that are known to be buried in Menard County. Compiled from the 1929 & 1956 Honor Rolls, cemetery information and information contributed by researchers. Sorted both alphabetically and by war served in, includes links to cemetery photos and obituaries when available.


CIVIL WAR 1861~1865
  • 1883 Pensioners on the Roster
    -Published by the government, includes name, post office, cause for pension, and amount of pension. While the majority of the pensioners and widows are from the Civil War, there are also a few from the Revolutionary War and War of 1812
  • Residents of the Soldier and Sailors Home
    -Menard County veterans & widows who lived at the Soldier & Sailors Home in Quincy, Ill from 1887-1916. All are either Civil War or Spanish-American War veterans
  • Confederate Veterans Buried in Menard County
    -Currently there are 5 known Confederate Veterans buried here. This page is part of an on-going project by the Sons of Confederate Veterans to locate and mark graves of Confederate Veterans nationwide.
  • History of the 85th Regiment
    -Brief biographies and service information of those from Menard County who enlisted in the Eighty-fifth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Currently all of Company E is on the site, plus a few bios from other companies with a Menard Co connection. Other companies may be viewed at the Mason County site.


WORLD WAR I 1917~1918

WORLD WAR II 1941~1945