The Jo Daviess County and Galena, Illinois Histories book
collection is a group of 7 books that detail the history of
Jo Daviess County - primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Many of the books are illustrated; showcasing specific events
relating to key points in the history and development of Jo
Daviess County during this period as well as details of some
of its most important and influential figures.
All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.
- The History of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, containing
a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., a biographical
directory of its citizens, war record of its volunteers
in the late rebellion ... history of the Northwest, history
of Illinois ... Constitution of the United States (1878)
- 874 pages
- History of freemasonry in the city of Galena, Illinois,
from the organization of Strangers' Union Lodge no. 14,
A.D. 1826, A.L. 1826 [read 5826] to July A.D. 1874, A.L.
5874, and By-laws of Miners' Lodge no. 273, A.F. and A.M.,
Jo Daviess Chapter no. 51, R.A. M's., Ely S. Parker Council
no. 60, R.S.E. and S.M's., Galena Commandery no. 40, Knights
Templars (1874) - Smith, John Corson - 158 pages
- The Galena City Directory: 1854 (1854) - 135 pages
- Across the plains in '64 : incidents of early days west
of the Missouri River--two thousand miles in an open boat
from Fort Benton to Omaha--reminiscences of the pioneer
period of Galena, General Grant's old home (1904) - Collins,
John Sloan - 330 pages
- Recollections of seventy years (1899) - Chetlain, Augustus
Louis - 322 pages
- Struck a lead. : an historical tale of the upper lead
region (1883) - Goodhue, James Madison - 126 pages
- Portrait and biographical album of Jo Daviess County,
Illinois : containing full page portraits and biographical
sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the
county, together with portraits and biographies of all the
governors of the State, and of the Presidents of the United
States. - 809 pages
Here are some selected page images from various volumes in
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