SSGHS PurchaseThe lists were compiled between 1861 and 1862 for a military census and also included a list of men who volunteered in the United States Army since April, 1861. Edited by Kirk Vandenberg. 100 pages. Published 1990.

The publication contains names from the following Townships: Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Cicero, Hyde Park, Jefferson, Lake, Lake View, Lemont, Lyons, Orland, Palos, Proviso, Rich, South Chicago, Thornton, West Chicago and Worth.

The publication contains the following information: Name, Age, Nativity and Occupation.

We have listed here the names of those men from Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Lemont, Orland, Palos, Rich, Thornton and Worth Townships. Use the “Find” feature on your browser (Edit / Find) or use F. You may also use the SEARCH feature in the far upper left.


Bloom TownshipLemont TownshipRich Township
Bremen TownshipOrland TownshipThornton Township
CalumetPalos TownshipWorth Township


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SSGHS Attn: Military Census, 3000 W. 170th Place , Hazel Crest, IL 60429