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Jo Daviess County and Galena, Illinois
7 Historic Books on CD

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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.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The Galena City Directory: 1854 (1854) - 135 pages
  4. 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
  5. Recollections of seventy years (1899) - Chetlain, Augustus Louis - 322 pages
  6. Struck a lead. : an historical tale of the upper lead region (1883) - Goodhue, James Madison - 126 pages
  7. 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 the collection:


This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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