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Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 78 0 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) 16 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 12 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 8 2 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 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter I (search)
ing meeting-houses, in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. My mother was Caroline McAllister, daughter of John McAllister of Gerry. We removed to Illinois in June, 1843, and, after a short stay in Bristol, my father made a new home for his family in Freeport, where he began his missionary work by founding the First Baptist Church of that place. In all my childhood and youth I had what I regard as the best possible opportunities for education, in excellent public schools where the rudiments of Enghe little town of Oneco. By that time I had chosen the law as my profession, and was working hard to complete the preparatory studies at my own expense. The winter school term in Oneco having closed early in the spring of 1849, I returned to Freeport and resumed my struggle with Latin. Then an unforeseen event turned the course of my life. The young man who had been appointed to West Point from our district only a year or two before had failed to continue his course in the Military Academy
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
267 Fredericktown, Mo., action at, 51-53, 362, 363 Freedmen. See emancipation; negroes; slavery. Freedmen's Bureau, Virginia under control of, 394 Freeport, Ill., Rev. James Schofield settles in, 1 Freeport, Ill., helping the Baptist meeting-house at, 17 Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C., commanding Department of the WeFreeport, Ill., helping the Baptist meeting-house at, 17 Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C., commanding Department of the West, 39; ambition of, 39, 43; letter to Wyman, Aug. 6, 1861, 39; investigation by Committee on Conduct of the War, 39, 40; disappearance of official papers from his records, 39, 40; correspondence with Lyon, Aug. 6, 9, 1861, 39-41; charged with sacrificing Lyon, 40; organizes army in Missouri, 48; his character and personality, 48ohn M. (elsewhere in this Index referred to as S.), birth, 1; early education, 1, 2; farm work, 2; surveyor in Wisconsin, 2; schoolmaster at Oneco, 2; returns to Freeport, 2; chooses the law as a profession, 2; opportunity to enter the Military Academy at West Point, 2; raising funds for West Point, 2, 3; fondness and ability for