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Schuyler County, Illinois Old Times in Schuyler – “The Military Tract “

This article were originally prepared, written and published by Howard F. Dyson in The Rushville Times during the year 1918. Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. May 6, 1812, set apart a section of her territory as bounty-land for the soldiers of the War of 1812, and it became known as the Military Tract. This tract lay between the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and extended as far north as the present boundary of Mercer county. The following counties have been formed: Calhoun, Pike, Adams, Brown, Schuyler, Hancock, McDonough, Fulton, Peoria, Stark, Knox, Warren, Henderson, and Mercer, with parts of Henry, Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall.

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Schuyler County, Illinois Old Times in Schuyler – “Schuyler Had Militia Company”

This article were originally prepared, written and published by Howard F. Dyson in The Rushville Times during the year 1918. Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. Military organizations were maintained in Illinois from 1830 to 1840. Lists of Colonels, Captains. This article also recalls the First Fourth of July Celebration in Rushville in 1836. The 60th anniversary or this event is remembered in detail.

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Schuyler County, Illinois Old Times in Schuyler – “Rushville Platted in 1826”

This article were originally prepared, written and published by Howard F. Dyson in The Rushville Times during the year 1918. Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. Historical development of county and city.
.Accounts of the first public sale of town lots and cost, first cabin erected, first post office, First industry and early merchants, millers, storekeeper

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