Captain Crow’s Company, Enrolled April 20, 1832

Of the Brigade of Mounted Militia Volunteers commanded by Brig.-Gen. Samuel Whitesides, United States Army. Mustered out of the service of the United States at the mouth of Fox River, on the Illinois, on the 27th day of May, 1832; distant 250 miles from the place of...

Captain Pierce’s Company, Enrolled April 20, 1832

Captain Pierce’s Company, Enrolled April 20, 1832 Captains: Earl Pierce Captain Martin David Crowe First Lieutenant: Christopher Howard Second Lieutenant: Elizah Gillard Sergeants: John Crawford George Campbell John Battell James Crawford Corporals: Daniel Harty...

Civil War Needle Pickets of Quincy Illinois

The Civil war brought out the patriotism in everyone.  The first call to arms was issued April 15, 1861.  By April 24, 1861, men from Quincy and Adams county were marching into Cairo, Illinois, as infantry reinforcements.  On May 31, 1861,  the patriotic ladies of...