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Mary A. Bickerdyke
Caption: "Mrs. Mary A. (""Mother"") Bickerdyke (Organizer of Military Hospitals and Friend of the Soldiers) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Mary Bickerdyke was a volunteer nurse and hospital...
Rev. William W. Everts
From text: "The Rev. W. W. Everts, D.D., of the First Baptist Church, was another who could always be depended on to strike straight from the shoulder. He left Louisville, Ky., in 1859, because of his...
Rev. Robert H. Clarkson
Caption: "Rev. Robert H. Clarkson By Courtesy of 'The Churchman'. From text: "Deserving of a grateful remembrance as are all these, I feel like giving first place to Dr. Robert H. Clarkson, of St. James's...
Rev. O. H. Tiffany
From text: "For the Methodists, Drs. T. M. Eddy and O. H. Tiffany stood out conspicuously. Dr. Eddy was a trenchant, forceful speaker, while Dr. Tiffany joined to a high intellectuality a gift of oratory...
William F. Coolbaugh
From text: "William Findlay Coolbaugh's rise and success was for a time phenomenal. He came to Chicago from Burlington, Iowa, with some reputation as a banker, and, though still in the thirties, so conspicuous...
Col. James A. Mulligan
Lawyers; Military officers; Heroes
Caption: "Col. James A. Mulligan (Commander of "The Irish Brigade") By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image appears to be an enhanced photograph.
Ellsworth Requiem March
Sheet music covers
Caption: "The Ellsworth Requiem March' (The Cover Shows an Authentic Portrait of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, Chicago's Youthful Hero, the First Soldier Killed in the Civil War) By Courtesy of the Chicago...
Rev. W. H. Ryder
From text: "Rev. W. H. Ryder, D.D., of St. Paul's Universalist Church, was a frequent speaker at Union meetings. Next to Chapin he was regarded as the most gifted minister in his denomination in the country…...
Levi D. Boone
Doctors; Military officers; Mayors
From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone...
Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas
Prisons; Prisoners of war
Caption: "Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Camp Douglas opened as a training camp for Union troops in 1861 on the property of Stephen J. Douglas, between...
Rev. Robert Collyer
From text: "Quite a few interesting legends have grown up around this brainy and muscular Christian… he preached from the text, 'He that has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one.'"
Rev. Dennis Dunne
Caption: "Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". From text: "As a class the Catholic clergy were not noted for their support of the war, and for that reason the unqualified...
From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard"" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Thomas Hoyne, …." Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883) was a justice...
Dr. Charles Volney Dyer
From text: "Other notables … who arrived in the thirties … [were] ... Dr. C. V. Dyer …" Charles Volney Dyer (1808-1878) was a physician and abolitionist. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photograph...
Judge Mark Skinner
From text: "Other notables … who arrived in the thirties … [were] Judge Mark Skinner …" Mark Skinner (1813-1887) was a Cook County judge and city attorney. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photo...
Deacon William Bross
Journalists; Government officials
From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon"...
Gurdon S. Hubbard
Business people; Fur trade
Caption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler; arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was...
Caption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Archibald Clybourne (1802-1872), was a butcher and justice of the peace. (Source: Encyclopedia...
Caption: "The Clybourne Mansion (After a Water-color Painting by Petford) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
John A. Logan
Military officers; Legislators
Caption: "Black Jack "Logan (Major-General and Congressman-at-Large)"
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