1881 History

Combined History of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, Illinois: with illustrations descriptive of their scenery and biographical sketches of some of their prominent men and pioneers, was published in 1881. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED to extract additional chapters and biographies.

County History

Chapter I — Brief Sketch of Northwest Territory, page 9
Chapter II — Brief Historical Sketch of Illinois, page 20
Chapter III — Geography, Agricultural Resources and Railroad Facilities of Shelby & Moultrie Counties, page 30
Chapter IV — Geology of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 34
Chapter V — Fauna of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 38
Chapter VI — Flora of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 39
Chapter VII — Pioneers and Early Settlers, page 40
Chapter VIII — Customs of early days, page 49
Chapter IX — Civil History
    Civil History of Shelby County, page 53
    Civil History of Moultrie County, page 65
Chapter X — Bench and Bar of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 75
Chapter XI — The Press of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 82
Chapter XII — Common Schools of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 88
Chapter XIII — Patriotism of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 99
Chapter XIV — Ecclesiastical History of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, page 122

Biographies

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