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Collection — Box: 58
Scope and Contents Military papers include commissions to 1st sergeant, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. Discharge papers.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865
Collection — Box: 59
Scope and Contents Letter to his wife from Camp Lyon, Bird's Point, Missouri gives details of trip from Cairo, Ill. to Camp Lyon, camp life, the situation of the camp and his desire to get into the fight.
Dates: Created: February 3, 1862
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.
Dates: Created: 1779-1932; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1946
Collection — Box: 57
Scope and Contents Many letters from Sabrina and her sons to their father while he was in California. A few letters from Hale to his family. They give news of the family both in Illinois and New York. The farm, William's work as telegrapher and Edwin's as teacher. They discuss their friends in Lockport and Joliet. William frequently gives the political news both state and national, whether California will be a state, the Free Soilers, the Fugitive Slave Law, the Whig party and local political elections and...
Dates: Created: 1848 - 1866
Collection — Box: 64
Scope and Contents Four letters to his wife, Eliza, from the Mexican War discusses a buffalo hunt, sickness and death of the men from Morgan County, Eliza's wish to teach school while he is gone, his weariness with the war and several mentions of Lieutenant John Logan. Mentions a Colonel Griffin's "brush with Indians" where a "great number" of Indians were killed, including women and children who had hidden in the grass and were trampled. One letter from his uncle, Dr. John Logan. One letter to Eliza from the...
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1861
Collection — Box: 61
Scope and Contents Manuscript of article written about Belle Reynolds' service during the Civil War and her commission given by Governor Yates of Illinois. Also briefly describes her work as a physician after the war in Chicago, California and the Philippines. A signed note by Belle Reynolds telling who Mr. Morris is and that he had written her re: the article which appeared in an Omaha newspaper. Also a short note by Thomas C. Shelley who had served in the 17th Infantry with Mr. Reynolds re: Belle's later life.
Abstract Born in Prairie City, Illinois in 1895, Rawalt was a graduate of George Washington University School of Law and a tax attorney for the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. An active supporter of womenâs rights, Rawalt served on President John F. Kennedyâs Commission on the Status of Women and President Lyndon Johnsonâs Citizens Advisory Council on the Status of Women. She was also involved in the organization of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and served as an officer in...
Dates: Created: 1837-1986; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1990
Abstract Oliver Perry Hunt was a lawyer, farmer, teacher and soldier. Admitted to the bar in Indiana, he later moved to Tuscola, Illinois, where he taught school and practiced law. Then he married Eliza McDowell and began to farm. In 1862 he helped organize Company K of the 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was also active in local politics as a registered Democrat. Collection contains military papers, correspondence, minute books, fee books, account books, legal documents and blueprints...
Dates: Created: 1860-1937; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986
Abstract The Rogers Family were early settlers of the town of Athens in Menard County, Illinois, and became prominent citizens of the community. Matthew Rogers came from New York in 1821 with his wife and children. He was postmaster of the town's first post office, and served as justice of the peace. He loaned books from his personal library to a young Abraham Lincoln, who would later become his lawyer. Three of Matthew's children remained in Athens: Miriam Lee, who married Henry Riggin; Arminda, who...
Dates: Created: 1815-1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979
Abstract Abingdon, Illinois physician who acted as the medical director at Camp Butler, 1861-1862, then as surgeon with the 118th Illinois Infantry, and Surgeon in Chief, Cavalry Division, Department of the Gulf. He practiced medicine in Abingdon until his death in 1894
Dates: Created: 1857-1876; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984
- Subject: Illinois--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 X
- Codding family 1
- Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 1
- Engelmann, Adolph 1
- Engelmann, Theodor 1
- Engelmann-Kircher Family 1
- Gooding, William, 1803-1878 1
- Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
- Hunt, Oliver Perry 1
- Hunt, Oliver Perry (1832-1902) 1
- Hunt, Ora V. 1
- Hunt, Ora V. (ca. 1863-) 1
- Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman 1
- Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman (1868-1942) 1
- Kircher, Henry A. (Henry Adolph), 1841- 1
- KÃ¶rner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
- Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886 1
- Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 1
- Mason family 1
- Mason, Edwin 1
- Mason, William 1
- Mayer, Charles 1
- Ozburn, Lindorf, 1823-1864 1
- Rawalt, Marguerite 1
- Reece, Thomas M. 1
- Reynolds, Belle, b. 1840 1
- Rogers Family (Athens, Ill.) 1
- Rogers, Matthew, 1770-1947 1
- United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 118th (1862-1865) 1
- United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 125th (1861-1865) 1 ∧ less