Belmont Avenue

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Belmont Avenue Soundex Code B455

3200 N. from 400 W. to 9000 W.

This street was named for the Civil War's Battle of Belmont on Thursday, November 7, 1861, in which General Ulysses S. Grant led 3,000 Union Army troops down the Mississippi River and then marched to the Village of Belmont, Missouri, some 15 miles south of Cairo, Illinois. Grant's men were driven back by rebel forces under General Leonidas Polk. There were 607 Union casualties and 642 Confederate casualties.


400 Block

423 W. Belmont Avenue, Ferdinand Bunte, 1917.

700 Block

708 W. Belmont Avenue, Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel