THE SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN: SIU Carbondale chancellor to be buried at Mound City military cemetery
The Southern Illinoisan recently issued the following announcement.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will be laid to rest with full military honors at Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Illinois, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Montemagno served nine years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps before becoming a respected nanotechnology researcher, and eventually the
The Mound City National Cemetery, Illinois’ southernmost military cemetery, is among the oldest national cemeteries in the country, according to the National Park Service.
During the Civil War, Mounds
Memorials in Montemagno’s honor may be made to This Able Veteran, a Carbondale-based organization that trains and provides service dogs to veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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