Genealogical Society is seeking submissions for veterans book

A military pictorial history book, “Monroe County, Illinois Veterans Book, Volume II,” is now being published by the Monroe County Genealogical Society.

The purpose of the book is to provide a pictorial history of the veterans in the community and to preserve county history for future generations.

Currently, the genealogical society is seeking military photographs and information from Monroe County veterans. The book will contain veterans from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Saudi Conflict, Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Iraq, or peacetime service, National Guard and Reserves.

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.