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Illinois and the Civil War - Documents

   
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  1. A soldier's story of the siege of Vicksburg
    From the diary of Osborn H. Oldroyd, with confederate accounts from authentic sources.

  2. Alton trials
    Report of the trials succeeding the anti-abolition riot at Alton, Illinois in which Elijah P. Lovejoy was killed. Trials of Winthrop S. Gilman, who was indicted with Enoch Long, Amos B. Reff, George H. Walworth, George H. Whitney, William Harned, John S. Noble, James Moran, Jr., Henry Tanner, Royal Weller, Reuban Gerry, and Thaddeus B. Hurlbut; for the crime of riot, committed on the night of the 7th of November, 1837, while engaged in defending a printing press, from an attack made on it at that time, by an armed mob. Written out from notes of the trial, taken at the time by a member of the bar of the Alton Municipal Court. Also, the trial of John Solomon, Levi Palmer, Horace Beallp, Josiah Nutter, Jacob Smith, David Butler, William Carr and James M. Rock, indicted for a riot committed in Alton, on the night of the 7th of November, 1837, in unlawfully and forcibly entering the warehouse of Godrey, Gilman & Co., and breaking up and destroying a printing press. Written out from notes taken at the time of trial, by William S. Lincoln.

  3. Biographical sketch of the late Gen. B. J. Sweet: History of Camp Douglas: a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, June 18th, 1878
    Biographical sketch of the late Gen. B. J. Sweet: History of Camp Douglas: a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, June 18th, 1878

  4. History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865
    History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865

  5. Illinois and the Civil War
    Pamphlet issued by the Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois.

  6. Illinois at Shiloh: report of the Shiloh Battlefield Commission and ceremonies at the dedication of the monuments erected to mark the positions of the Illinois commands engaged in the battle; the story of the battle

  7. Illinois at Vicksburg; pub. under authority of an act of the forty-fifth General assembly
    "Alphabetical roll of names of Illinois soldiers inscribed...upon the interior walls of the Illinois state memorial temple": p.528-706.

  8. Illinois in the Civil War

  9. Illinois monuments at Gettysburg

  10. Illustrated life,campaigns and public services of Lieut. General Grant
    Contains a full history of the life, campaigns, battles and his orders, reports and correspondance with the War Department and the President.

  11. Memoir of the Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy, who was murdered in defence of the liberty of the press, at Alton, Illinois, November 7, 1837

  12. Observations of an Illinois boy in battle, camp and prisons 1861-1865

  13. Report of the Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois to Governor Otto Kerner and the members of the Seventy-second General Assembly
    Report of the Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois to Governor Otto Kerner and the members of the Seventy-second General Assembly

  14. Roster of members of the...annual encampment and officers; Department of Illinois, G. A. R.
    Based on the 25th encampment, 1896. Call number: F834.1 I29r.

  15. The life, trial and execution of Captain John Brown: known as "old Brown of Ossawatomie," with a full account of the attempted insurrrection at Harper's Ferry
    Compiled from authentic and official sources. Including Cooke's confession and all the incidents.

  16. Women of the war: their heroism and self-sacrifice
    Includes a biography of Mary Ann "Mother" Byckerdyke of Galesburg, Illinois.

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