• Floyd Smith

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, Harrison, IL: 74th IL Infantry, Co. F- Sergeant, July 25, 1862; Discharged, disability, October 29, 1864. Silver gel print.

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  • Charles Bacon

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, Cherry Valley, IL: 74th IL Infantry, Co. E-Sergeant, August 14, 1862; Wounded, May 14, 1864; Mustered out, June 3, 1865. Silver gel print.

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  • Commemorative Envelope, circa 1861

    An envelope commemorating the death of Ellsworth. This particular envelope depicts the very bloody avenging of Ellsworth murder and says "Father - Col. Ellsworth was shot dead this morning. I killed h…

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  • Silas Phelps

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, Seward, IL: 45th IL Infantry, Co. G-September 17, 1861; Re-enlisted as veteran, January 5, 1864; Mustered out, July 12, 1865. Silver gel print.

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  • Lucias S. Day

    McPherson Brothers Photography Studio

    Resident, Rockford, IL: 45th IL Infantry, Co. G-September 17, 1861; Discharged, disability, August 14, 1862. Silver gel print.

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  • With Sherman from Chattanooga to Atlanta

    Sigwalt, Charles, Sigwalt, Eugene

    A letter written to his brother, Mathias, summarizing Charles Sigwalt's exploits during a part of General Sherman's campaign. Charles Sigwalt, originally a resident of Long Grove, Illinois, went on to…

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  • Uncle Sam

    "Uncle Sam" was the eagle mascot for Company K, 17th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, during the Civil War.

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  • Civil War Diary, volume 2

    Molineaux, Gouldsmith D., 1835?-1883

    Gould D. Molineaux (1835?-1883) was a clerk and bookkeeper by trade and served as a corporal (and, as of January 1864, a sergeant) in Company E of the 8th Illinois volunteer infantry. He fought the du…

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  • Horatio A. Davis

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, Rockford, IL; 146th IL Infantry, Co. B, August 29, 1864; Mustered out, July 8, 1865. Silver gel print.

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  • Alexander H. Beattie

    Canova Studios

    Resident, Rockford, IL: 74th IL Infantry, Co. C-Sergeant, promoted 1st Sergeant; August 6, 1862; Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, November 17, 1864; Mustered out, June 10, 1865. Albumen print.

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  • Governor's Greys First Annual Ball Ticket, 1860

    Elmer Ellsworth's ticket to the First Annual Ball of the Governor's Greys, presumably in Rockford, IL.

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  • David Dawson

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, Rockford, IL: 74th IL Infantry, Co. E-August 15, 1862; Mustered out as Corporal, June 10, 1865. Silver gel print.

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  • Lewis F. Lake

    Resident, Rockford, IL: 1st Artillery, Battery B; assigned to new Co. A, December 23, 1863; Mustered out, July 10, 1865. Silver gel print.

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  • Edward D. Sweeney account ledger

    Pershing, Emanuel J., 1831-1860, Sweeney, Edward D., 1833-1910

    The Edward D. Sweeney account ledger, 1860-1869, primarily contains the business records of Edward Sweeney, a Rock Island lawyer, particularly related to bounty claims following the American Civil War…

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  • Civil War Diary, volume 1

    Molineaux, Gouldsmith D., 1835?-1883

    Gould D. Molineaux (1835?-1883) was a clerk and bookkeeper by trade and served as a corporal (and, as of January 1864, a sergeant) in Company E of the 8th Illinois volunteer infantry. He fought the du…

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  • Discharge Document -- James McElhose

    Dimensions: 7.5 in x 10 in. This document is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • William J. Pels

    Wheat Photography Studio

    Resident, New Milford, IL: 74th IL Infantry, Co. K- August 6, 1862; Transferred to VRC, 1863. Silver gel print.

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  • Basil H. Messler diary

    Messler, Basil H., 1834-1916

    Basil H. Messler enlisted in the Union Army in 1864, at Fort McClellan in Davenport, Iowa. Messler served in the Mississippi Marine Brigade, which was commanded by Brigadier General Alfred W. Ellet. H…

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  • Tintype of Molineaux

    Molineaux, Gouldsmith D., 1835?-1883

    Tintype portrait of Gould D. Molineaux posing in his Army uniform. The image is black and white, with the exception of the ornamentation on Molineaux's jacket and saber, which appear gold in color. Mo…

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