$953,099,574; and in 1900 the entire bonded debt consisted of $18,500 in bonds, which had ceased to draw interest and never been presented for payment.
The population in 1890 was 3,826,351; in 1900, 4,821,550.
See United States, Illinois, vol.
Ninian EdwardscommissionedApril 24, 1809
Shadrach Bondassumes office1818
William L. D. Ewingacting1834
Joseph Duncanassumes office1834
Augustus C. French1846
Joel A. Matteson1853
William H. Bissell1857
John WoodactingMarch 18, 1860
Richard Yatesassumes officeJanuary, 1861
Richard J. OglesbyJanuary, 1865
John M. PalmerJanuary, 1869
Richard J. OglesbyJanuary, 1873
John L. BeveridgeactingMarch 4, 1873
Shelby M. Cullomassumes officeJanuary, 1877
John M. HamiltonactingFeb. 7, 1883
Richard J. OglesbyJanuary, 1885
Joseph W. FiferJanuary, 1889
John P. AltgeldJanuary, 1893
John R. TannerJanuar
as nearly exhausted.
Bush's battery had lost thirty-five horses.
Meanwhile, Rousseau's troops fought stubbornly, and held their position while resisting Confederates commanded by Bragg in person.
The Confederates finally made a fierce charge on the brigade of Lytle, hurling it back with heavy loss.
They pressed forward to Gilbert's flank, held by Mitchell and Sheridan.
The latter held the king-point of the Union position.
He quickly turned his guns on the assailants, when Mitchell sent Carlin's brigade to the support of Sheridan's right.
This force charged at the double-quick, broke the Confederate line, and drove them through Perryville to the protection of their batteries on the bluff beyond.
Meanwhile, Colonel Gooding's brigade had been sent to the aid of McCook, and fought with great persistence for two hours against odds, losing fully one-third of its number, its commander being made prisoner.
General Buell did not know the magnitude of the battle until 4 P. M., when Mc