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James Wilson Jessee
James Wilson Jessee
Resource Typeimage
TitleJames Wilson Jessee
Coverage / Year1870
DescriptionA veteran of the Civil War, James Wilson Jessee worked as a farmhand after the war.
InterpretationJames Wilson Jessee kept a detailed diary of his work in the fields as a farmhand after the Civil War. He did not have ambition to get work after the war ended.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Civil War; Soldiers; Farmers; Farming
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0250; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 3:10, p. 35
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