Illinois Alive!

Illinois and the American Civil War

Letters from Samuel Zinser to Elizabeth Means, 1861-1864
47th Illinois Infantry
Civil War Era Correspondence Collection of the McLean County Historical Society
Journal of Captain Allen Fahnestock, 1862-1865
86th Illinois Infantry
Carthage During the Civil War
by Ida J. Helfirch
Letters from Henry T. Antes
Antes was a Surgeon in the 33rd and 47th Illinois Infantries and a resident of Geneseo, Illinois
Diary of John G. Fonda
Fonda served with the 2nd & 12th Illinois Cavalries and the 118th Illinois Infantry
Letters & Items from the 84th Illlinois
Letters from John B. Pearson
Pearson was a member of the 28th Illinois Infantry
Letters from John & Peter Wade
John Wade was a member of the 10th Infantry, Missouri Volunteers
Peter Wade was a member of the 2nd Battalion of the Pioneer Brigade
Letters from Benjamin Gill
Gill was in the 78th Illinois Infantry
Civil War Collections at Western Illinois University
Focus on participation by residents of west central Illinois
"Monmouth College in the War of the Rebellion" -
Souvenier Edition of the Monmouth Oracle, published in 1911. Names about 100 of the estimated 250 soldiers from the College. Includes a number of photos of soldiers.
The Recruiting Elm at Eureka College

Pioneers of Woodford County Disagree on Slavery

Veterans of the 86th Illinois Infantry Erect Monmument in Woodford County

Civil War Regiments from Eureka, Illinois

Downing Post No. 321, Dept. of Illinois, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)

Dan Miles Post No. 270, Dept. of Illinois, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)

Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW)

The 50th Illinois Infantry

The Illinois Soldiers' & Sailors' Home (Illinois Veteran's Home)

Jennie Hodger, alias Private Albert D. J. Cashier

Major Belle Reynolds

McLean County Units in the Civil War:

General John McNulta

33rd Regiment Illinois Infantry

A City in Wartime: Quincy, Illinois and the Civil War by David Costigan

Photographs from Quincy, Illinois and the Civil War

Henry Detweiller, Riverboat Captain

Roswell Bills, Resident of Peoria, Observes the War

Morley Family Letters from Civil War Era

The Lincoln Collection of Harold K. Sage

Illinois Soldiers

77th Illinois Infantry

Lincoln-Douglas Debate in Galesburg

54th Massachussetts

General Benjamin Henry Grierson

Morton in the Civil War

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Illinois Alive! is a project of Alliance Library System funded by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.