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Published by Illinois State Reformatory Print in [Pontiac, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illinois -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clarence Walworth Alvord.
    SeriesMilitary tract papers -- no. 3, Humanities Preservation Project, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign (Series) -- 95-4398.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13988715M
    OCLC/WorldCa36134608

    An informative and historical overview of Greene County, Illinois on CD with the full Donnelley, Gassette & Loyd, The History of Greene County, Illinois book including biographical information for families. An important resource for the study and research of Greene County, Illinois history (including Civil War history) and genealogy. Find books, toys & tech, including ebooks, movies, music & textbooks. Free shipping and more for Millionaire's Club members. Visit our book stores, or shop online.

    Email us to contribute Washington County Data. Postcard Photograph. #N#Washington County, Illinois. Cities, Towns, Villages & Areas. Court House - History, Photo and Construction News. Establishing a County Seat of Government. Historical Essay Washington County, Illinois. by Captain Earl R. Smith. This is the story of the Illinois people when they lived in their traditional homeland, a place the French used to call the "Illinois Country." The story is based, in part, on historical descriptions of the Illinois by French observers like Jacques Marquette and Pierre Delliette, who traveled or lived among them three-hundred years ago.

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