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Weaver, Willis, 1846-1929

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1846 - 1929

Rev. Willis Weaver was chaplain of the Illinois Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He had a scholarly interest in Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln’s Secretary of War.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

 Collection
Identifier: MS62, MS86
Overview The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.