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Re: Where do I find articles on the Montgomery Guards of Cook County, IL
Posted by: James (ID *****1583) Date: July 29, 2004 at 10:41:43
In Reply to: Where do I find articles on the Montgomery Guards of Cook County, IL by Melissa Keegan of 553

Go to the search engine in your browser and put in "Montgomery Guard + 1842" WITHOUT the """""" marks. some of the things I found, at this web site,

Directory of the City of Chicago Illinois for 1843

Religious Societies and Associations Page 2

Military Companies

Chicago Guards:
John Benj. Franklin Russell, Captain.
Wm. M. Larrabee, 1st Lieutenant
Frederick A. Howe, 2d Lieutenant
Stephen Francis Gale, 3d Lieutenant.

Montgomery Guards:
Patrick Kelly, Captain.
Wm. Bergen Snowhook, 1st Lieut.
Henry Cunningham, 2d Lieutenant.
Michael O'Brien, 3d Lieutenant.

Chicago Cavalry:
Jas. Y. Sanger, Captain.
Samuel N. Davis, 1st Lieutenant.
Chas. E. Peck, 2d Lieutenant.
Charles G. Wicker, 3d Lieutenant.
James L. Howe, Cornet.
Chas. L. P. Hogan, Orderly Sergeant


Kelley, Patrick, provisions, Lake, near Sauganash Hotel

I would also post on the Cook County and IL boards. More people read them than this one.

Hope this will help some,


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