Illinois During the Civil War

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Project Team

Drew VandeCreek, Project Director

Matthew Short, Digital Collections and Metadata Librarian

Jaime Schumacher, Director of Digital Collections & Scholarship

Stacey Erdman, Digital Collections Curator (2008-2016)

Tara Dirst, Technical Coordinator and Curriculum Developer (2005-2007)

Anitha Paruchuri, Web Developer (2005-2011)

Nathan Books, Web Developer (2013-2015)

Charles Larry, Graphic Designer (2005-2011)

Maria Dimanshtein, Graphic Designer (2013)

Scholarly Contributors

John Y. Simon, former executive director of the Ulysses S. Grant Association 

Project Partners

Primary source materials featured on this site are derived from the collections of Northern Illinois University's Library, the Illinois State Historical Society, Illinois State University LibraryThe Joiner History Room at the Sycamore (IL) Public Library, and from the University of Chicago Library.

Illinois During the Civil War was funded by contributions from the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, and the Ruth McCormick Tankersley Charitable Trust.