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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 20 4 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) 8 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 4 0 Browse Search
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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.) 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: March 29, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 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: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 1 1 Browse Search
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welve years my senior the wedding removal to Benton early housekeeping--fair week expert equest, and my father, we departed for Benton, Franklin County, Illinois. The journey was made in buggieentered Judge Parish's hospitable door at Benton, Illinois. Judge Parish and Mr. Logan were very intg our stay with Mother Logan. Returning to Benton we remained with Judge and Mrs. Parish until oeriences; but there being no colored people in Benton, she became, in time, very much dissatisfied, ng incidents which occurred during our life in Benton. The cottage which was our first home, with iprolific sweetbriar rose, is still standing in Benton. The Illinois legislature recently passed a b, and preservation of our cottage home in Benton, Illinois, and the committee who have charge of thetie A. Dillon, wife of Captain Dillon, of Benton, Illinois. Mrs. Dillon was then Miss Hettie A. Duncxtract will serve to show how much the town of Benton has progressed since the days of the war: [1 more...]
session of the legislature, which in those days was never of more than two or three months duration. The session proved rather an important one, my husband adding much to his reputation by his position on questions before that body. Among other things he arraigned Governor Bissell for violation of the statute which debarred from the position of governor any one who had given or accepted a challenge to a duel, Governor Bissell having years before participated in a duel. The winter in Benton was very quiet, nothing occurring beyond the informal social affairs of a small town in the West during the fifties. Mr. Logan returned home for the spring term of the courts. He had many clients, and was quite as busy as when prosecuting attorney. Young as I was, I realized that my husband was destined to take an active part in political affairs, which were then becoming of more and more importance. I was therefore prepared for the nomination of Mr. Logan for Congress, and for his elect