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The "National Blues" featuring the  47th Ill Vol Inf.
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The National Blues is the host unit for the Morton Civil War Days in Morton, Illinois.  Morton is located at the intersection of I-155 and I-74 just
east of Peoria.  The event is free to everyone. If you are interested in seeing a full scale battle reenactment, check out the event website at:
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EVENT:
C
hristmas on the Sqaure
Annual Meeting


LOCATION:
M
etamora, Illinois

DATE:
D
ecember 1, 2019
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The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
attending the Lincoln Funeral Parade in 2015
(Click to Enlarge Pictures)

Replica of
Camp Dubois
Winter Training Home of The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
Located in Wood River, Illinois
Morton Civil War Days 2017
By: Tom George Davison
Dollinger Farms Civil War Days 2017
By: Joseph Berman
(Click to Enlarge Pictures)

Jubilee College State Historic Site
Spring Training Home of The 9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Co. B
Located in Brimfield, Illinois
Danville Civil War Days 2015
Authentic Style Tin Type Photograph
By: Steve Ingram
Galesburg Heritage Days 2017
By: Melanie Taylor Hoh
Columbus Belmont 2019