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Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mason County, Illinois

Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois by Mrs. Harriet J. Walker, Reprinted for the web.

In the preparation of this work, every effort has been made to obtain the records of these soldiers, to verify them, and to ascertain their places of burial. This has been accomplished in various ways, by ascertaining the names of all who were pensioned and where the application was made. This does not always locate the burial place owing to the changing of the boundary lines of the counties of the state, making it necessary to obtain from the U. S. Treasury department the time and place of payment of the last pension.

Revolutionary War Graves of Soldiers Buried in Mason County Illinois:

WILLIAM LANGSTON served in the war from Virginia. He removed to North Carolina, living in Wayne county. He was wounded in the hand. He came to Coles county, Illinois, but died in Mason county November, 1835, aged 93 years. He is buried six miles east of Manito. A marble slab marks his grave. "Virginia" and "Family Records."

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