Originally published D. Leslie Davis, ed., Shelby County War Historians, Decatur IL, 1919, 208 pp This is a reproduction on CD and is searchable. |
Honor Roll books are often overlooked by genealogists. The books can be used to sketch out the history of an ancestor. The books cover the war effort of a county during the world wars. The books exist for both WWI and WWII with the majority of them being for world war I. This CD covers WWI and includes:
Shelby county is in central Illinois. The county seat is Shelbyville. Other towns include Cowden, Findlay, Herrick, Mowequa, Oconee, Sigel, Stewardson, Strasburg, Tower Hill, and Windsor.
About the CD: This CD provides the genealogist the opportunity to have access to information from a book that is difficult to locate in the used book market. The CD was made by scanning an original copy of the book. Any defect such as notes in the margin or light text will also appear in the CD version. The CD requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file, the latest Windows version is included with the CD. The Mac & Window readers can also be downloaded from the Adobe website. The information on the CD can either be printed out and read in the traditional manner or viewed with your computer. When viewing on your screen the page size can be increased to make reading easier.The second scan on the right is at 200%. This CD is searchable and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.
Book# = IL71
USPS: Madigan's Books, PO Box 62, Charleston, IL 61920-0062