Transactions of The McLean County Historical Society
Vol 1

War Record of McLean County with other Papers

Searchable CD

Originally published McLean Co. Historical Society, Bloomington IL, 1899. 539 pp This is a reproduction on CD and is searchable.

The work contains sections on:

  • Soldiers of the War of the Revolution buried in McLean Co
  • Soldiers of the War of 1812 buried in McLean Co
  • Black Hawk War
  • Company B 4th Reg in War with Mexico
  • McLean county in the Civil War
  • Official Record of the County in the Civil War
  • Private Benefactions to the Soldiers & their Families
  • War with Spain
  • Officers of McLean County
  • Blooming Grove Settlement
  • County Buildings
  • Historical Sketches of Old Settlers
  • Names of Streets
  • Early Emigration to California
  • Reminiscences of the War
There are many names through out the book and over 140 photos of early settlers and war veterans. Besides muster rolls the book contains short history of the following Illinois regiments.
  • Infantry - 8, 14, 20, 24, 26, 33, 39, 63, 82 & 88
  • Calvary - 2, 3, 4, 5 & 16

McLean county is in central Illinois and is surrounded by Woodford County, Livingston County, Ford County, Champaign County, Piatt County, DeWitt County, Logan County, and Tazewell County. The county seat is Bloomington and the towns and townships are Anchor, Arrowsmith, Bellflower, Bloomington, Carlock, Chenoa, Colfax, Cooksville, Danvers, Downs, Ellsworth, Gridley, Heyworth, Hudson, Le Roy, Lexington, McLean, Normal, Saybrook, Stanford, and Towanda.

About the CD: This CD provides the genealogist the opportunity to have access to information from a book that is difficult to locate in the used book market. The CD was made by scanning an original copy of the book. Any defect such as notes in the margin or light text will also appear in the CD version. The CD requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file, the latest Windows version is included with the CD. The Mac & Window readers can also be downloaded from the Adobe website. The information on the CD can either be printed out and read in the traditional manner or viewed with your computer. When viewing on your screen the page size can be increased to make reading easier.The second scan on the right is at 200%. This CD is searchable and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.

Book# = IL80

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