Ancestry.com. Illinois, Revolutionary War Veteran Burials Index, 1775-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2000.Original data: Harriet J. Walker. Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois. Los Angeles, California: 1917.
Illinois attracted many veterans of the Revolution as the United States marched westward. Originally published in 1917, this database is a listing of men buried in Illinois who served the colonies in the American Revolutionary War. Each record provides the decedent's name and county where the grave is located. Additionally, a biographical sketch is included for each veteran that often contains birth date and location, service record, residence before death, and other helpful facts. It reveals information regarding nearly 1,000 men. For those persons seeking Revolutionary War veterans who may have died in Illinois, this can be a useful source of biographical information.