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11885 HISTORY
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The History of McDonough County, Illinois, together with sketches of the towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent individuals, and biographies of the representative citizens, 1885, 1150 pages Many extractions are offered below. The entire book is available online (links to each volume are on our Resources page).

Section 1 - History of Illinois

Section 2 - History of McDonough County

Chapter 1 - Introductory

Chapter 2 - Geography, Topography, Resources, Wealth

Chapter 3 - Geology

Chapter 4 - Pioneer Life

Chapter 5 - Early Settlement

Chapter 6 - Reminiscences, Incidents, Etc.

Chapter 7 - Black Hawk War

Chapter 8 - Mormons and Mormon War

Chapter 9 - War for the Union

Chapter 10 - County Government

Chapter 11 - Other Official Matter

Chapter 12 - Political

Chapter 13 - Nat'l, State, County, Representat'n

Chapter 14 - Courts of McDonough County

Chapter 15 - Railroads

Chapter 16 - Societies in General

Chapter 17 - Educational

Chapter 18 - The Bar

Chapter 19 - The Medical Profession

Chapter 20 - Ecclesiastical

Chapter 21 - Journalism

Chapter 22 - Tennessee Township

Chapter 23 - Colchester Township

Chapter 24 - Hire Township

Chapter 25 - Lamoine Township

Chapter 26 - Emmet Township

Chapter 27 - Bethel Township

Chapter 28 - Scotland Township

Chapter 29 - Industry Township

Chapter 30 - Prairie City Township

Chapter 31 - Eldorado Township

Chapter 32 - Chalmers Township

Chapter 33 - Bushnell Township

Chapter 34 - Blandinsville Township

Chapter 35 - New Salem Township

Chapter 36 - Sciota Township

Chapter 37 - Mound Township

Chapter 38 - Macomb Township

Chapter 39 - Walnut Grove Township

Chapter 40 - City of Macomb

Biographical Section