Soldiers' Home

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The Soldiers' Home is an Italianate style house in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The Soldiers' House is located at 739 E. 35th St. The house was built in a series of phases from 1864 to 1923 by William W. Boyington and other various architects. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on April 16, 1996. The Soldiers' Home is the last surviving building with exact association to the Civil War. During the war the home served as a hospital for injured soldiers. After the war it became a home for disabled Union Army Veterans.[1]


  1. ^ "Soldiers' Home". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-06-27. 

Coordinates: 41°49′52″N 87°36′28″W / 41.8310°N 87.6077°W / 41.8310; -87.6077