Grand Army of the Republic, Wilcox Post No. 668 Records

Dates: 1889-1928. Size: .2 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. The Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) was an organization of former soldiers and sailors who served in the Union forces during the Civil War or who were members of state militia on active duty and subject to national call during the war. The Wilcox Post, No. 668 was located at 9628 S. Longwood Drive in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood. The collection consists of 3 manuscript ledgers and a selection of pension certificates. [Finding aid]