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Photo of Macon County Soldiers at Wabash Depot, Decatur, IL.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County Soldiers at Wabash Depot; "The Last of the Volunteers". For more information see U. S. Recruiting Stations; p. 34.

Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy

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Photograph of Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy, (b. 2/4/1878, d. 11/9/1932). He was Deputy County Clerk 25 years, 1907-1932. Republican precinct committeeman for 34th District over 20 years. Charter member Knights of Columbus and member St. Patrick's Catholic…

Photo of Macon County Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These men have been sent by Decatur draft board No. 1 to an induction center for final physical examinations. Those who pass will be placed in the military…

Photo of Compulsory Military Training, Macon County, IL. draftees standing on steps of a building

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Group of Military Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Older men, those between 28 and 35 years of age formerly classified as 1-H, were predominant in the large group of selectees scheduled to leave here at 4:30…

Photo of Group of men reporting for Compulsory Military Training standing on Court House steps in Decatur IL.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of men reporting for Compulsory Training, Macon County, IL. Article on back of photo; "Those leaving at 7 a.m. today for Peoria and induction into the army, are shown here after they received instructions on…

Photo of Macon County Draftees standing in front of courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Twenty-seven are included in this group of Decatur Board No. 1 selectees who were scheduled to leave here early this morning for Peoria where they will be examined…

Photo of Draftees standing in front of courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. draftees in front of the courthouse. Article on back of photo; "Included in the group of Decatur men who left here early this morning for physical examination and induction in the U. S. Army at…

Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees in front of the courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo Macon County Draftees standing in front of the courthouse; Article on back of photo: "These men from the Macon county rural board left Decatur recently for Peoria where they received medical examinations and many…