History of De Kalb county, Illinois (Google eBook)

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1868
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Page 360 - SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly, That all that tract of country within the following boundaries, to wit...
Page 360 - ... nine and ten east, thence south on said range line to the northern boundary of Ogle county, thence west on the northern boundary of Ogle county to and passing...
Page 66 - I thank you, sir, for your generous sympathy ; but I die the death I always prayed for; the death of a soldier fighting for the rights of man.
Page 142 - Schofield came up close on his left, and a heavy battle ensued during the afternoon and evening of the 15th, during which General Hooker drove the enemy from several strong hills, captured a four-gun battery and many prisoners. That night, Johnston escaped, retreating south across the Oostanaula...
Page 142 - Rome, to cross the Oostanaula and break the railroad below Calhoun and above Kingston if possible, and with the main army I pressed against Resaca at all points. General McPherson got across Camp Creek near its mouth, and made a lodgment close up to the enemy's works, on hills that commanded...
Page 364 - It shall be the duty of the clerks of the county commissioners...
Page 364 - DeKalb notice shall be given in like manner, by the clerks of the commissioners' court of Kane county. SEC. 12. The citizens of the counties hereby created, are entitled in all respects to the same rights and privileges as are allowed in general to other counties in this State.
Page 302 - It is with no displeasure I refer to these circumstances in evidence of the animation of the troops, neither is it with a feeling of resentment, for of that I was disarmed by an abiding sense of their glorious achievements. It has never been my fortune to serve with more zealous and devoted troops.
Page 141 - Brigade, capturing four guns in the enemy's fort ; the support of this assault by a portion of the Second Brigade ; the splendid advance of the Third Brigade on the left, with the glorious repulse it gave twice its force, proves the Division worthy a high name and fame. Let every one endeavor by attention to duty, obedience to orders, devotion and courage, to make our record in future, as in the past, such that the army and the country will ever be proud of us.
Page 363 - Love, in said county, on the first Monday in June next, or as soon thereafter as may be...

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