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1860 census record for Seth, Eliza, and Charles Davis of New Trier Township. Seth's occupation is listed as a cooper. Charles enlisted in the Union army the following year.

Winnetka’s Civil War Heroes

Originally appeared in the Gazette, Fall/Winter 2012 Updated by Meagan McChesney, January 6, 2022 In the summer of 2011, former Winnetkan John Chimoures stopped by the Winnetka Historical Society’s Museum & Headquarters at 411 Linden Street with a simple question: “Why is there no Civil War star on the cenotaph?” Two Civil War soldiers’ names […]