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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 669 45 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 314 6 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 216 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 157 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 152 122 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 102 14 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 98 4 Browse Search
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Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 60 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 52 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Chicago (Illinois, United States) or search for Chicago (Illinois, United States) in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
ions with secret organizations of anti-war men in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, to arrange for their organization and arming so that they, when strong enough, might demand a cessation of hostilities on the part of the Federal government. Thompson was of much service also in collecting and forwarding supplies, conducting communications with the outside world, &c. He acquired no little notoriety in connection with the attempted release of Confederate prisioners from Rock Island, Camp Chase and Chicago; suffered the unjust accusation of sending infected clothing into the union lines from Canada, and came perilously near having the distinction conferred upon him of being made the scape goat to bear the infamy of the assassination of Lincoln. Two sons of the University served as the head of the Confederate Department of Justice. Thomas Bragg was the second and George Davis the fourth Attorney General. Other alumni served their individual States in various civil ways. The three commi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Grant's censor. (search)
e room, where thirty-five years ago Captain Grant presided when Co. F, of the 12th, organized. After listening to several brief addresses, the veterans adjourned to Turner Hall, where the formal exercises were held. General John C. Black, of Chicago, delivered the principal address. It was an eloquent eulogy of General Grant assoldier and statesman. He held that the greatest achievement of his career was the signing of the treaty of Washington, which had rendered war between the United States and Great Britain almost impossible, and which, General Black, predicted, would be followed by international arbitration under America's lead. Rawlins' warning to Grant. H. D. Estabrook, of Chicago, read at the banquet to-night a letter from General John A. Rawlins to General Grant, written during the siege of Vicksburg, which, it was said, had never appeared before, and of the existence of which very few knew. The original is in the possession of a citizen of Galena. The letter is
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.54 (search)
by line officers. But army life in time of peace did not suit the ardent temperament of Buckner, and he resigned from the service on the 26th of March, 1855. For two or three years thereafter he was engaged in important business enterprises at Chicago. During this period, not having lost his interest in the military profession, he connected himself with the Illinois State Militia service, and by appointment became Adjutant-General of the State. But about two years prior to the war Buckner and that, although my command did not extend over it, I would not tolerate the presence of Southern troops in that State. Not many days afterward I met Buckner again at Cairo, and had a conversation with him in presence of John M. Douglass, of Chicago. Buckner had just then returned from a visit to Pillow, and he clearly showed by his conversation that he understood my determination at the first interview, just as I have related it above. * * * Buckner's letter to Governor Magoffin, subsequ