The Story Behind Illinois’ Mass Gravesite Is Like Something From A Horror Movie
You probably didn’t know that Illinois is home to the largest mass gravesite in all the of Americas. The final resting place of thousands of soldiers, Confederate Mound in Chicago carries a harrowing history that is like something out of horror movie.
Perhaps not for the faint of heart, this chilling tale is full of many sorts of death. Read on if you dare:
Oak Wood Cemetery is located at 1035 E 67th St., Chicago, IL 60637 and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.