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WWII Soldiers Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC712
Abstract In 1993 the Illinois Historical Society placed articles in newspapers around the sate announcing its intent to collect oral histories of people who had lived through WWII. As stated they wanted oral histories of “the common people’s memories.” Some of the WWII veterans responded by sending diaries kept during the war and others sent written remembrances. The respondents included soldiers from the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, a prisoner of war and a man who had...
Dates: 1940-1945, 1990-1995

Wyatt, William

 Collection — Box: 100
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1697
Dates: Created: Date missing

Wyatt, William

 Collection — Box: 100
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1698
Dates: Created: Date missing

Wylie, Alexander E.

 Collection — Box: 119
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1933
Dates: Created: Date missing

Yaggy, Job H.

 Collection — Box: 223
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2811
Dates: Created: Date missing

Yates Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC716
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, notebooks, letterpress books, genealogy notes, manuscripts, speeches, news clippings, legal documents, and pamphlets document the careers and lives of Richard Yates, Sr. and his son, Richard Yates, Jr.  Richard Yates, Sr. (1815-1873) was an anti-slavery Republican who served as Governor of Illinois (1861-1865) during the Civil War.  Following his term as governor, the senior Yates served in the United States Senate from 1865-1871.  Richard Yates, Jr.  (1860-1936)...
Dates: Created: 1789-1936; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1936

Yates, Henry

 Collection — Box: 184
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2332
Dates: Created: Date missing

Yates, Richard

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 161
Scope and Contents Letter : General Head Quarters, Springfield, State of Illinois, to John S. Bradford, 1861 April 17. Appoints John S. Bradford assistant commissary in the Illinois Commissary Department.
Dates: Created: Date missing

Yates, Richard

 Collection — Box: 238
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3114
Dates: Created: Date missing

Yates, Richard

 Collection — Box: 251
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3352
Dates: Created: Date missing

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American Civil War, 1861-1865 69
Personal papers 30
American Civil War--letters and diaries 28
Correspondence 25
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Genealogy 12
Illinois House of Representatives 12
Slavery 11
Black Hawk War, 1832 10
Illinois--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 10
Illinois 9
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Political papers 9
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Illinois--Politics and government--1865-1950 8
Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 8
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care 8
Account books 7
Springfield (Ill.) 7
World War II, 1939-1945 7
Business records 6
Education and schooling 6
Illinois State Senate 6
Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 6
Prisoners of war 6
Alton (Ill.) 5
Chicago (Ill.) 5
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Madison County (Ill.) 5
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Clinton County (Ill.) 4
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Macoupin County (Ill.) 4
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Cook County (Ill.) 3
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Illinois -- Description and travel 3
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Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
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United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation 3
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War of 1812 3
Alabama--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
American Civil War--Battle of Vicksburg 2
American Civil War--Grand Army of the Potomac 2
American Civil War--Illinois--102nd Infantry 2
American Civil War--Illinois--12th Cavalry 2
American Civil War--Illinois--32nd Infantry 2
American Civil War--Illinois--6th Cavalry 2
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 31
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 6
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) 6
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 4
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Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 4
Weber, Jessie Palmer, 1863-1926 4
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 4
Herndon, William H. (1818-1891) 3
Illinois. General Assembly 3
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 3
Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 3
Abraham Lincoln Association 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 2
Cadwallader, Sylvanus 2
Cleveland, Josephine Preston, d. 1897 2
Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 2
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 2
Edwards, Ninan Wirt 2
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 2
Ford, Thomas, 1800-1850 2
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 2
Gooding, William, 1803-1878 2
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 2
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 2
Marsh, William Henry 2
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 2
Matheny, Charles R.,, 1786-1839 2
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 2
McKendree College 2
McLernand, John A. (John Alexander) 2
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 2
Methodist Episcopal Church 2
Morris, John 2
National Lincoln Monument Association (Springfield, Ill.) 2
Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin, 1858-1930 2
Oglesby family 2
Oglesby, John Dean Gillett 2
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 2
Reynolds, John, 1788-1865 2
Smith, John Corson, 1832-1911 2
Stevens, Frank Everett, 1856-1939 2
Trumbull, Lyman (1813-1896) 2
Yates, Richard, 1860-1936 2
(James and Elizabeth) Moore family 1
(Pierre) Menard family 1
(Robert) Morrison Family 1
(Samuel) Miller family 1
ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives 1
Abbot, Charles W. 1
Abbott, Charles W. 1
Abbott, Othman A. 1
Academy of the Visitation (Kaskaskia, Ill.) 1
Adams, Eldora J. 1
Adams, Enola A. 1
Adams, George E. 1
Adams, Harriet L. 1
Adams, James L., 1848-1931 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Margery, 1897-1983 1
Adams-Snyder Family 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Addeman, Joshua A. 1
Addeman, Joshua M. 1
Affleck, James, 1813-1902 1
Agniel, Charles D., 1847-1899 1
Agniel, Charles, 1812-1875 1
Agniel, Rosamond Flower, 1823-1900 1
Akerly, Adeline M., 1834-1916 1
Akerly, William F., 1832-1890 1
Akins, Joseph F. 1
Alabama Fruit and Winery Association 1
Alderfer, Lyn 1
Aldrich, Mark 1
Alexander, Ashley 1
Alger, Russell A., 1836-1907 1
Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
Allen, George Washington, 1801-1865 1
Allen, James Cameron, 1822-1912 1
Allen, Millicent Blanchard, 1838-1922 1
Allen, Thomas 1
Allen, William A., 1830-1891 1
Allen, William J., 1828-1901 1
Allen, Willis, 1806-1859 1
Allen, Winthrop S. G., 1837-1901 1
Allison, William B., 1829-1908 1
Almqvist, C. J. L. (Carl Jonas Love), 1793-1866 1
Altgeld, Emma Ford, 1847-1915 1
Altgeld, John P., 1847-1902 1
American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Amerman, John C. 1
Anderson, Moses K., 1803-1882 1
Andrus, Leonard, 1803-1867 1
Angel, Benjamin F., 1815-1894 1
Angle, Paul M., 1900-1975 1
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