Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Records

Dates: 1895-1965. Size: 6.5 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, is an organization whose membership can trace its lineage to soldiers who served on the Union side in America’s Civil War, 1861-1865. The DUVCW was founded in 1885 in Massillon, Ohio. This collection is comprised almost entirely of minute books from the Department of Illinois and various local tents throughout the state. [Finding aid]