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Calkins Family

Identifier: BC93
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection is family correspondence, with a few compositions written by Charles and his 1861 diary, three account books, receipts and news clippings.  There is some correspondence between Anson in Illinois and Elijah in New York discussing farming and family business.  Letters from Charles to his brother Wade telling him of his activities on the farm, family anecdotes and in one, Sept. 1855, he gives the details of what he saw at the county fair.  The 1855-56 letters...

Christopher Columbus Augur Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-AUGUR

Cyrus Root Papers

Identifier: BC507
Abstract Cyrus Root was born in Peoria, Illinois, and served in the 86th Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War. This collection consists of correspondence between Root and his sister, documents concerning the 86th Illinois Infantry, and a genealogical history of the Root family.

Dan W. Bannister Papers

Identifier: MS-BC740
Scope and Contents Consists of 1.00 cu ft. of letters, deeds, receipts, legal documents, financial papers, notes, federal tax records, real estate records, maps, newspaper clippings, book reviews, lists, and reports documenting Dan W. Bannister's time as President of Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) (1995-1998), member of the Board of Directors (1998 -€“ 2002) and general operations (1995-2002). The ALA side projects are also documented in files soliciting donations, promoting the ALA'€™s electronic library and...

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Identifier: BC149
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, membership information, correspondence, programs, minutes, financial data and notes concerning the organization. These materials concern local, departmental, and national activities including conventions, establishment of the Past President’s Club, administration of the Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows, and alliances with the Grand Army of the Republic and with the Sons and Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Banquet Association of Cook County,...

David Davis Family Papers

Identifier: BC153
Abstract David Davis (1815-1886) a lawyer, politician, distinguished jurist and businessman was born in Maryland, educated at Kenyon College in Ohio, and studied law at Yale University. In 1844, Davis won election as a Whig to the Illinois Legislature, and four years later was elected Judge of Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit, where he served on the bench during Lincoln's remaining years as an attorney on the circuit. The two became close friends, and Davis worked diligently as Lincoln's campaign...

David S. Blackburn Papers

Identifier: BC61
Scope and Contents The David S. Blackburn Papers, consisting mainly of muster rolls, ordinance and store reports, descriptive roll and account for pay and clothing, recruit reports and special and general orders for Company F.  There are a number of letters to soldiers serving in the 21st, some of whom had died, from their family or friends.  No personal letters to Blackburn.

Engelmann-Kircher Family Papers

Identifier: MS-BC190
Abstract The Engelmanns were a family of German emigrants who came to America in 1833 and settled on a farm near Shiloh in St. Clair County, Illinois. The collection consists of the letters and personal papers of brothers Theodore and Adolph Engelmann and their brother-in-law, Henry Kircher of Belleville, Illinois. The bulk of the collection is correspondence.

Frank L. Barnhisel memoir

Identifier: MS-SC3763
Overview Frank L. Barnhisel (1844-1934) was born in Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, and later moved to Illinois. During the American Civil War, while a resident of Coldbrook, Warren County, Barnhisel enlisted as a private in Company D, 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry regiment. He served 1862-1865, and mustered out as a corporal. Barnhisel later moved to Wichita, Kansas.

H. K. Johnston Company Records

Identifier: MS-BC370
Abstract Alton, Illinois hardware store incorporated in 1884 and owned by Hugh Kirkwood Johnston (1844), who had emigrated from Scotland in 1853 with his father and siblings. After he completed school, Johnston worked in gas and steam fittings for three years until he became a blacksmith. He worked at this until he enlisted in Company K, 97th Illinois Infantry on July 25, 1862. He served throughout the Civil War and was mustered out as a Sergeant-Major in July 1865. He returned to work as a blacksmith...

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