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Grand Army of the Republic Department of Illinois Death Rolls

By: Dennis Northcott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 2003

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: mccw1926

Condition: new


This 537-page book lists the names of at least 33,344 Union veterans who were members of the Illinois chapter of The Grand Army of the Republic, a national organization. This was an association for Union soldiers started in 1866. In 1890, at the height of its popularity, the organization had 409,489 members nationally. The Illinois chapter was the largest with 32,984 members. To become a member, a man had to served in the Union Army between April 12, 1861, and April 9, 1865, and be honorably discharged. Beginning in 1880, the organization began publishing a roll of those who had died in the an... View more info

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Indiana Civil War Veterans Death Rolls

By: Dennis Northcott

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 2005

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: mccw1925

Condition: new


This 400-page book includes the names of about 23,000 Union veterans who were members of the Indiana department of the Grand Army of the Republic. The Grand Army of the Republic organization was formed in 1866 in Illinois. Other states followed. At its peak, the national membership reached 409,489 in 1890. Indiana peaked in 1889 with 25,173 members. Indiana published the first death roll in 1883 in its annual report. Information for the death roll was submitted by local chapters, known as posts, about veteran members who had died during the year. Information gathered included veteran's name, r... View more info