Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900

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Dates:
Birth 1817-09-13
Death 1900-09-25

Biographical notes:

Civil War general and Illinois governor, 1869-1873.

From the description of Papers, 1869, 1870, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398561

Illinois lawyer, colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry and later general during the Civil War, governor of Illinois (1869-1873), and U.S. Senator (1891-1897).

From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839839

Civil war general and Illinois governor who, after his friend Stephen A. Douglas suggested Carlinville, opened his first law office there after passing the Illinois bar in 1840. He soon became involved in politics and served in the Illinois general assembly prior to the Civil War. His daughter, Jessie Palmer Weber, was a librarian at the Illinois State Historical Library.

From the description of Papers, 1840-1900. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398562

Lawyer, U. S. Army officer, U.S. Senator (1891-1897) and Governor of Illinois (1869-1873). Initially a colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry, Palmer lead the first division of the Army of the Mississippi and the XIV Corps during the Civil War and later became major-general in charge of the military district of Kentucky.

From the description of Papers, 1811-1906. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 22913274

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  • Legal documents
  • Political parties
  • Freedmen--History--Sources
  • Lawyers
  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864
  • Governor
  • Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863
  • Burial laws--History--Sources
  • Exhibitions--History
  • Smallpox--History--19th century
  • Politics, Practical
  • Freedmen--History--19th century
  • Reconstruction
  • Notaries
  • Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863
  • Presidential candidates
  • Burial laws--History--19th century
  • Smallpox--History--Sources

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  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Kentucky--Louisville (as recorded)
  • Macoupin County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Carlinville (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)