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  • 41st Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS 41st Regiment, Illinois Infantry Organized at Decatur, Ill., and mustered in August 5, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., August 8, 1861, thence to Bird's Point, Mo., August 29, and to Paducah, Ky., September 8. Attached to District of Cairo to December, 1861. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of West T...

  • Illinois in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Illinois who served in the Union Army.

  • Illinois with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is part of the State of Illinois Portal. This project is for those FROM Illinois and/or their respective Counties. There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. Most counties in Illinois were named after early American leaders, especially of the American Revolutionary War, as well as soldiers from the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812. Some are named after n...

  • Eestlased Chicagos - Chicago Estonians

    Siia projekti kogume kõik eestlased kes on Chicagos või selle ümbruses elanud mõnda aega, tegutsenud eesti organisatsioonides ja osalenud eestipärastel üritustel. Nende hulgas: Chicago Eesti Maja (Estonian House of Chicago) Chicago Eesti Selts Põhja Illinois Eestlaste Koondis EELK Chicago Esimene Kogudus EELK Chicago Pauluse Kogudus Kesk - Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis (KLENK) Chicag...

  • Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Cook County, Illinois. Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2015, the population was 5,238,216. Its county seat is Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and third-most populous city in the United States. More than ...

  • Northwestern University

    University=Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • 40th Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    This regiment participated in the Battle of Shiloh, the Siege of Corinth, the Siege of Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge (Chattanooga), the Atlanta Campaign, the March to the Sea, and the Campaign of the Carolinas. The regiment was comprised of 10 companies and was organized on August 4, 1861. This project is for any profile that was a member of any regiment of this company. For more informatio...

  • Early Mormon Leaders Project

    Contents: Introduction Finding Aids Church Presidents Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844 Three Witnesses Eight Witnesses Current First Presidency Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants Early Non-Mormons of Interest Early Mormon Leaders Haun's Mill Victims Introduction: The scope of this project is to complete accurate family t...

  • 87th Illinois (USA), US Civil War

    This regiment participated in the Siege of Vicksburg and the Red River Campaign. For a full roster, see:

  • Chicago ,Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois . The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir. ...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire Czech Republic-Bohemia Croatia Fin...

  • Copperheads

    ) The Copperheads were a vocal faction of Democrats located in the Northern United States of the Union who opposed the American Civil War, wanting an immediate peace settlement with the Confederates. Republicans started calling antiwar Democrats "Copperheads", likening them to the venomous snake. The Democrats accepted the label, reinterpreting the copper "head" as the likeness of Liberty, wh...

  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago The University of Chicago ( U of C , UChicago , or simply Chicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Sr. , the University of Chicago was incorporated in 1890; William Rainey Harper became the university's first president in ...

  • 11th Illinois Vol. Infantry (3 Years)

    Profile of the people who fought in the Civil war with the 11th Illinois Vol. regiment of Infantry.

  • Frontier Justice - the Harpe Brothers

    Frontier Justice - The Harpe Brothers Our objective is to illustrate the world of the Harpe Brothers, called Americas first serial killers. Please add your family profile to the project and contribute to the project overview. Their Story Micajah "Big" Harpe, born Joshua Harper (before 1768 (probably, c. 1748) died August 1799) and Wiley "Little" Harpe, born William Harper (before 1770 (pr...

  • Nauvoo Legion

    Add members of the Nauvoo Legion whether in Illinois or Utah to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized creation of a military body or militia that came to be known as the Nauvoo Legion. Perhaps influenced by genuine...

  • State of Illinois

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . ILLINOIS "The Prairie State; Land of Lincoln" Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algon...

  • Jews of Illinois

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Illinois . Subproject: Jews of Chicago Virtual Jewish World: llinois, United States The first known permanent Jewish resident was John Hays , grandson of an early New York Jew, who settled in Cahokia in 1793. Farmer, trader, and soldier, Hays served as the county's postmaster until 1798, when he was appointed sheriff. The o...

  • Adams County,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born,lived, and died in Adams County,Illinois.

  • Pike County,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born,lived, and died in Pike County,Illinios

  • Quincy Adams County,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born,lived, and died in Quincy,Adams County, Illinois.

  • Illinois State University

    State University (ISU), founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois and is located in Normal, Illinois. The University emphasizes teaching and is recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US according to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The University's athletic teams are members of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Mis...

  • Fulton County, Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived, and died in Fulton County ,Illinois

  • Native American Tribes- State of Illinois

    Links Naming Conventions North American Indian Tribes-Illinois Historic Illinois- OLD INDIAN VILLAGES AND BATTLEFIELDS

  • United States Senators from Illinois

    United States Senators from Illinois List of United States Senators from Illinois (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Illinois (with wikipedia links)

  • 53rd Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry Organized at Ottawa, Ill., January, 1862. Moved to Chicago, Ill., February 27, 1862, and duty there till March 23, guarding prisoners. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 23-April 7. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memp...

  • First Presbyterian Church, Gibson City

    A listing of all members of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Gibson City, IL with special emphasis on the "charter members". Church was organized October 28, 1871 First church building was erected in Sept 1874-July 1875. Interior finished in stages and dedicated November 6, 1881. Existing church building was erected in 1902-03, at a cost of $18,879.00 Dedicated, debt free, on April 5, 1903

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Upper Mid-West

    North American Tribes Upper Mid-West Includes the following States Illinois | Michigan | Ohio | Wisconsin Includes the Following Native American Tribes Achiligonan Algonquian Family Chippewa Chiwere Family Dakota Delaware Erie Foxes Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Honniasontkeronon Hurons Illinois Iowa Iroquois Kaskaskia Kickapoo Housatonic Mahican Mascoutens Menominee Miami Mi...

  • 20th Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION ILLINOIS TROOPS 20th Illinois Infantry Assigned to: * District of Cairo: August 1861 - February 1862 * Army of the Tennessee: February 1862 - July 1865 Organized at Joliet, Ill., and mustered in June 13, 1861. Moved to Alton, Ill., June 18, thence to St. Louis, Mo., July 6, and to Cape Girardeau, Mo., July 10, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. Bird's Point, M...

  • 8th Illinois Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    The 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The regiment served the duration of the war, and was the only cavalry regiment to serve the entire war in the Army of the Potomac. They also aided in the hunt for John Wilkes Booth and served as President Lincoln's honor guard while he lay in state under the rotunda. L...