Medal of Honor: Robert Laws

Robert Laws, Blair Memorial Park, Bellewood "You have directions?" my father asked as we entered Blair Memorial Park in Bellwood. I assured him I had coordinates to the Medal of Honor recipient who rests in the rolling hills of the memorial park. I stopped a short distance from the coordinates as we approached the location. … Continue reading Medal of Honor: Robert Laws

Medal of Honor: William Sitman

William Sitman, Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood Following the coordinates I was given, I turned onto the sacred grounds of Logan Valley Cemetery in Bellwood. As many times I had traveled East Pleasant Valley Boulevard - known locally as Old 220 - I never realized this cemetery existed. I entered the cemetery, wishing I had more … Continue reading Medal of Honor: William Sitman