“My Story of the War…of the Rebellion” – Mary A. Livermore

700 pages, published by A. D. Worthington and Co., 1890, numerous black and white engravings and also color plates of unit flags, Battle Flags, and more.   Potter Collection in Local History; books must be read in Local History and cannot be checked out.

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Cover Spine, above

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Author Mary A. Livermore, engraving from photograph

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Famous Union Battle Flags, 1. Eleventh Regt. Connecticut Volunteers, 2. Headquarters Guidon Old Vermont Brigade, 3. Gen. Sedgwick’s 6th Corps Headquarters Flag

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“Prayer Meeting in a Contraband Camp – Washington, 1862”   painting by W. P. Sheppard, engraving from painting by J.J. Cade, New York

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Type style / Font

Source:  “My Story of the War: A Woman’s Narrative of Four Years of Personal Experience As Nurse in the Union Army, and in Relief Work at Home, in Hospitals, Camps, and at the Front, During the War of the Rebellion. With Anecdotes, Pathetic Incidents, and Thrilling Reminiscences Portraying the Light and Shadows of Hospital Life and the Sanitary Service of the War,” by Mary A. Livermore, A.D. Worthington and Co., Hartford, Conn., 1890

List of Battle Flags, pp 15-16

Potter Collection, Local History, Rockford Public Library







Mechanics Furniture Co. – 1890 inc., 1917 map

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Source:  Rockford Morning Star March 4, 1890

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Source:  Rockford Morning Star April 11, 1890


Mechanics map the one

Source: Atlas of the City of Rockford by Th. L. Leon de Tissandier, Civil Engineer, 1917

Mechanics is North of Keith and East of Seminary St.

1100 Seminary St., Rockford, IL