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1. Deacon Philo Carpenter Deacon Philo Carpenter Deacons; Abolitionists From text: "The Deacon (he was deacon emeritus in his last years) came to Chicago in 1832, and was largely instrumental in organizing the First Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to the West Side, and...

2. William F. Coolbaugh William F. Coolbaugh Banker; Legislator 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...

3. Battle-Cry of Freedom Battle-Cry of Freedom Sheet music covers Caption: "Cover of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom" (Written by George F. Root at the Time of Lincoln's Second Call for Troops; First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy...

4. Rev. William W. Everts Rev. William W. Everts Clergy; Preachers 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...

5. Rev. Robert H. Clarkson Rev. Robert H. Clarkson Clergy 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...

6. Levi D. Boone 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...

7. View southwest from Court House dome View southwest from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 La Salle and Washington Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View to the southwest, with masts of ships...

8. View north from Court House dome View north from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Hotels; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Randolph and Clark Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View is looking north-northeast. The Sherman House hotel appears in foreground;...

9. John V. Farwell John V. Farwell Business people From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the [eighteen-]forties) … were … J. V. Farwell …" Regarding his support of Rev. Dwight L. Moody: "It seemed as if in the beginning only one among...

10. Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Monuments & memorials Caption: "The Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Episcopal Church (Uninjured by the Fire and Forming Part of the Reconstructed Edifice, at Cass and Huron Streets)". Note: Cass Street is earlier name for...

11. Rev. W. H. Ryder Rev. W. H. Ryder Clergy 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…...

12. Rev. O. H. Tiffany Rev. O. H. Tiffany Clergy 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...

13. Thomas Hoyne Thomas Hoyne Judges; 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 … Thomas Hoyne, …." Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883) was a justice...

14. Chicago in the Sixties Chicago in the Sixties Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes Caption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"

15. Ellsworth Requiem March 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...

16. Union Defense Committee of Chicago Union Defense Committee of Chicago Military organizations Caption: "The Union Defense Committee, Organized in 1861 (Through this Representative Body of Chicago Citizens the First Regiments were Placed in the Field, Civilians Organized, and Chicago's Reputation...

17. Court House in 1860 Court House in 1860 Courthouses Caption: "The Court House in 1860 (Nucleus of Business Centre, Political Rallying Place, Highest Point of Observation)"

18. Mary A. Bickerdyke Mary A. Bickerdyke Nurses 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...

19. William B. Ogden William B. Ogden Mayors Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

20. Rev. Dennis Dunne Rev. Dennis Dunne Clergy 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...
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