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Born Nov. 4, 1819 in Bavaria, Germany. Died July 28, 1883 in Chicago, Ill. A pioneer of German Methodism in the Northwest; a member of the Chicago Methodist Conference, and for 41 yrs. a faithful Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. …
His crowning effort The Fast Mail United States Railway Post Office
Designed by the architect of the Old Chicago Water Tower and predating it by five years, the Rosehill Cemetery Entrance is a rare Midwestern example of castellated Gothic architecture. Many prominent Chicagoans are buried here in plots marked by d…
This memorial erected as a tribute to our heroic comrades of the World-War who died for their country. Army Navy Marine Corps Aviation
Fort Henry · Fort Donelson · Shiloh · Chickasaw Bayou · Arkansas Posty · Champion Hills Seige of Vicksburg · Seige of Jackson · Mission Ridge · Resaca · Dallas &m…
I die for liberty boys. Go back and man the gun. T.M. Blaisdell I.Lt. · Jacob Deilman · C.M. Everett I.Ser. · Sam'l Hadlock · O.E. Beckers · A.H. Beidleman · A.J. Pulz · J.P. Cha…
Founder of the United States Railway Mail Service. Put his first railway postal car in use on the Chicago and Northwestern Railway between Chicago, Ill and Clinton, Iowa, August 28th, 1864, under authority from Postmaster Gen. Montgomery Blair. Da…
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Built as speculative housing by John Gauler, this pair of wood-and-stucco residences is a rare example of a "twin" Prairie School design. Their architect is internationally recognized for his distinctive designs and for his early contributions to …