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GREENE COUNTY

HISTORY


File Description File name Size Date Submitter
GREENE & SULLIVAN 1884 HISTORY
HISTORY OF GREENE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES, STATE OF INDIANA, FROM THE EARLIEST TIME TO THE PRESENT; TOGETHER WITH INTERESTING BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, REMINISCENCES, NOTES, ETC. ILLUSTRATED. CHICAGO: GOODSPEED BROS. & CO., PUBLISHERS. 1884.
CHAPTER I.HISTORY OF GREENE COUNTY, Geology BY PROF. E. T. COX, STATE
GEOLOGIST
Chapter18.txt 37.1 Kb Apr 2006 Joy Fisher
CHAPTER II. The Indian Occupancy BY COL. E. H. C. CAVINS.  Chapter19.txt 29.0 Kb   22 Apr 2006 Joy Fisher
CHAPTER III. Formation Of Greene County   Chapter20.txt 38.9 Kb   22 Apr 2006 Joy Fisher
CHAPTER IV.
EARLY LAND ENTRIES- THE COUNTY LIBRARY- TOWNSHIP LIBRARIES-
CATALOGUE OF BOOKS- THE AICCLURE LIBRARY- THE COUNTY SEMINARY-
ITS FIELD OF USEFULNESS- POPULATION BY DECADES- VARIOUS ITEMS
OF INTEREST- THE COUNTY PAUPERS- THE ASYLUM- TOWNSHIP BOUNDARY
ALTERATIONS- THE COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY- ITS REORGANIZATION- RAILROADS- STATISTICS.  
Chapter21.txt 34.7 Kb  22 Apr 2006   Joy Fisher
CHAPTER V.
THE COUNTY DRAINAGE- AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES- EQUESTRIAN AND LIVE
STOCK FAIRS- THE VARIOUS HE-ORGANIZATIONS- COUNTY FINANCES-
STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES- BONDS AND BRIDGES- THE
WABASH AND ERIE CANAL- ORIGIN OF THE SCHOOL FUNDS- SPECIAL SCHOOL
REVENUE- STATISTICS- EARLY ACTION ON THE FREE SCHOOL SYSTEM- EARLY
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE- CATALOGUE OF COUNTY OFFICERS- POLITICS- THE
BALLOT OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS.  
Chapter22.txt 57.2 Kb   23 Apr 2006   Joy Fisher
CHAPTER VI BY COL. E. H. C. CAVINS.
FIRST TERM OF THE CIRCUIT COURT- "FIAT JUSTICIA RUAT COELUM"-
EARLY PRACTICES- FIRST JURY TRIAL- FIRST NATURALIZATION PAPERS- THE
MURDER OF ISAAC EDWARDS- SLANDER- FIRST COURT AT BLOOMFIELD-
DIVORCE CASES- THE PROBATE COURT- PENSIONS- NEW COURT HOUSE- FIRST
CASE "AD QUAD DAMNUM"- JOHN DOE VS. RICHARD ROE- EMINENT MEN- AN
"AFFAIR OF HONOR"- THE ROUSSEAUS- WOMAN'S RIGHTS- THE BLACK
CREEK MILL DAM- THE MURDER OF PHOEBE GRAVES- MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS-
THE MURDER OF WILLIAM WALKER- EXECUTION OF HIRAM BLEND-
REMINISCENCES. 
Chapter23.txt  48.6 Kb   May 6, 2006   Joy Fisher
CHAPTER VII. BY COL. E. H. C. CAVISS.
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS- JURISDICTION OF THE
COURT- THE FIRST TERM- JUDGE HUGHES- HUMOROUS INCIDENTS-FIRST
CASE OF BARRATRY- PECULIAR SUITS- THE MURDER OF JAMES RAINWATER-
TRIAL OF DR. MEUSE- MURDER OF JOSHUA HOLDING-ARREST OF WILLIAM
BUCKNER- HIS ESCAPE- PERSONAL INOTES- THE BENNETT-PATTERSON
SLANDER SUIT- OTHER CRIMINAL ACTS- MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE
DEATH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN- INCIDENTS- "THE AUBURN-HAIRED CHILD
OF DESTINY "- DEATHS OF EMINENT MEN- MURDER OF JACOB SICKLER-
ARREST AND TRIAL OF JOHN ROSE- HIS CONVICTION AND PARDON- THE
CARIS LAND CASES-MURDER OF ELIHU HARDIN- SENTENCE OF JOHN HUEY-
CATALOGUE OF ATTORNEYS.
 
Chapter24.txt.  43.5 kb  May 6, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter VIII - - THE COUNTY MILITIA—THE ANNUAL MUSTERS— SOLDIERS OF
THE MEXICAN WAR—ROUSSEAU'S COMPANY—ROLL OF HONOR—PUBLIC
SENTIMENT AT THE OUTBREAK OF THE REBELLION—OPENING SCENES OF THE
WAR— FIRST WAR MEETING AT WORTHINGTON—THE MEETING AT
BLOOMFIELB— THE FIRST VOLUNTEERS—FORMATION OF COMPANIES—FIRST
ORGANIZATION FOR THE WAR—CHEAT MOUNTAIN CAMPAIGN—INCIDENTS
FROM THE FIELD—JUNCTION WITH THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC—
THE VETERANS—PERSONAL RECORD AND ROLL OF HONOR.  
Chapter 25.txt  48.7 kb  May 6, 2006  Joy Fisher 
CHAPTER IX - - WAR HISTORY CONTINUED—THE SECOND COMPANY FOR THE
FIELD— PERSONAL RECORD— CONTINUED ENLISTMENTS—THE FOURTH
OF JULY— THE COMPANY OF CAPT. SQUIRE— INDIVIDUAL RECORD— OTHER
COMPANIES FURNISHED— CAPT. BEATY'S MEN— RENEWED VOLUNTEERING—
JUDGE CAVIN'S FAMILY— COMPANY OF CAPT. A. G. CAVINS— GODFREY SHRYER'S
EFFORTS—SKETCH OF THE FIFTY-NINTH REGIMENT— COULSON'S BATTERY —THE
FIFTIETH REGIMENT—MISCELLANEOUS WAR XOTES— FOURTH OF JULY
CELEBRATIONS — ADDITIONAL ENLISTMENTS—THE COMPANY OF CAPT.
STARNES—OTHER VOLUNTEERS— ENROLLMENT OF THE MILITIA-BATTLE OF
RICHMOND, KY.— FIRST DRAFT OF THE WAR— COMPANY K, EIGHTIETH
REGIMENT— COMPANY K, EIGHTY-FIFTH REGIMENT.  
Chapter 26.txt  66.1 kb  May 7, 2006   Joy Fisher  
Chapter X
WAR HISTORY CONCLUDED—THE NINETY-SEVENTH REGIMENT—ITS
MOVEMENTS— ADVANCE TO MEMPHIS— BATTLE OF MISSION RIDGE—LADIES IN
CAMP—THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN— BATTLE OF KENESAW MOUNTAIN— ON THE
OCEAN—BURNING OF COLUMBIA—"HOMEWARD BOUND"— OFFICERS, FIELD AND
STAFF— INDIVIDUAL RECORD OF THE COMPANIES-LOYALTY AND DISLOYALTY IN
GREENE COUNTY—INTERESTING ITEMS— CAPT. BRYAN'S COMPANY—FOURTH OF
JULY—RECRUITING— THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN—THE SECOND DRAFT—
SUMMARY OF MEN FURNISHED —LADIES' AND SOLDIERS' AID SOCIETIES—
BOUNTY AND RELIEF.
*This excellent sketch of the Ninety-seventh Regiment was prepared and furnished for this volume
by Capt. John D. Alexander.  
Chapter 27.txt  67.7 kb   May 8, 2006   Joy Fisher  
CHAPTER XI
Richland Twp. 
Chapter 28.txt  70.6 kb   May 8, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XII
Jefferson Township  
Chapter29.txt  71.3 kb   May 9, 2006  Joy Fisher 
Chapter XIII
Jackson Township  
Chapter30.txt  28.3 Kb  May 9, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XIV
Stockton Township  
Chapter31.txt  26.4 kb  May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XV
Taylor Township  
Chapter 32.txt  25.5 kb   May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XVI
Beech Creek Township
BY PROF. J. W. WALKER. 
Chapter33.txt  36.9 kb   May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher 
CHAPTER XVII.
Fairplay Township  
Chapter34.txt  19.1 kb   May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XVIII
Cass Township  
Chapter35.txt  27.7 kb  May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XIX
Stafford Township  
Chapter36.txt  25.6 Kb  May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XX
Highland Township
BY CHARLES L. GOODSPEED
 
Chapter37.txt  18.5 Kb  May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XX
Washington Township  
Chapter38.txt  21.3 kb   May 10, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XXII
Wright Township  
Chapter39.txt  15.6 kb   May 11, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XXIII
Grant Township  
chapter40.txt  11.2 kb   May 11, 2006  Joy Fisher  
Chapter XXIV
Center Township  
Chapter41.txt  17.1 kb  May 11, 2006  Joy Fisher  
 Chapter XXV
Smith Township
Chpater42.txt  20.5 kb   May 11, 2006  Joy Fisher  



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