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Union Defense Committee of Chicago
Union Defense Committee of Chicago
TitleUnion Defense Committee of Chicago
DescriptionCaption: "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 for "Doing Things" Established) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Individuals portrayed are: Judge Thomas Drummond, Judge George Manierre, Julian Rumsey, John C. Dore, R. M. Hough, H. D. Colvin, James H. Bowen, E. W. Willard, L. P. Yoe, A. H. Burley, Gov. Richard Yates (ex-officio member), Thomas B. Bryan, George Schneider, Judge Grant Goodrich, Judge Mark Skinner, Judge Van H. Higgins, Charles G. Wicker, Thomas Hoyne, John Van Arman, E. C. Larned, Judge John M. Wilson. Image stamped with (illegible) name of Chicago photography studio, located on State Street. Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameUnion Defense Committee of Chicago
SubjectMilitary organizations
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleBygone days in Chicago; recollections of the "Garden city" of the sixties
Author of the BookCook, Frederick Francis
CollectionPicture Chicago
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