THE CIVIL WAR GENERATION MILITARY SERVICE AND MOBILITY IN DUBUQUE IOWA 1860-1870 By Russell L* Johnson Bilkent University In mid-1865 the people of Dubuque Iowa?like people in cities and towns across the North?prepared to welcome home their husbands sons brothers and neighbors who had successfully restored the Union Outwardly festive the crushing sale lead mining in dubuque 1860 lead mining in dubuque Mobile Crushers all over the crushing sale mobile micro track crushers mobile crushing plants invest benefit 1860 lead mining in dubuque Get Price Lead Ore Crusher Used Stone Crushers Lead is a very soft heavy and bluegray metallic element and has been used since antiquity

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Dubuque's earliest European-born leaders included many of Irish ancestry And a few of the Irish prospered so that by 1850 their property value amounted to more than one-third of Dubuque County's total value even though the Irish comprised less than one-fourth of the county's population By 1860 1 800 of Dubuque's 13 000 people were Irish born

When Dubuque died in 1810 the Indians destroyed his home and trading post but lead continued to make its way downriver from several places Lead was discovered at Buck Lead Illinois around 1810 Illinois became a state in 1816 By 1820 lead mines were operating in several locations

Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - May 27 1962 Dubuque IowaDUBUQUELAND— Continued From Page 27 Places of Historic Interest lake region of Timber Lake Other facilities available are paddle boats canoes and a beach for swimming

Lead and Zinc Indians and French voyageurs were probably the first to extract the heavy metallic-gray lead ores in the Dubuque area along the Upper Mississippi River valley sometime prior to 1650 They began a lengthy period of mining lead and zinc ores that peaked between 1830 and 1860 The last of the Dubuque area mines closed in 1910

This city was an important lead mining area and mined most of the lead needed during the Civil War after the mines in Galena Illinois couldn't fill the demand It is a town of about 3330 located in the extreme southeast corner of Kansas Maryland Founded in 1762 it now has a population of 350

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When Dubuque died in 1810 the Indians destroyed his home and trading post but lead continued to make its way downriver from several places Lead was discovered at Buck Lead Illinois around 1810 Illinois became a state in 1816 By 1820 lead mines were operating in several locations

Free Online Library The Civil War generation military service and mobility in Dubuque Iowa 1860-1870 by Journal of Social History Sociology and social work Labor mobility Military aspects Recruiting and enlistment Economic aspects United States history Civil War 1861-1865 Veterans

Iowa has 115 identified mines listed in The Diggings™ The most commonly listed primary commodities in Iowa mines are Lead Zinc and Iron At the time these mines were surveyed 9 mines in Iowa were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop shallow pit or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine 1 104 mines were in production at the time the data was entered into USGS

Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - March 9 1952 Dubuque IowaDUBUQUE NEWS DUBUQUE IOWA SUNDAY MARCH 9 1952All Signs Point to a Boom in Mining as Test Holes Are Sunk Near Dubuque Eastern Dubuque county once believed mined out of lead and zinc is the scene of feverish activity as test holes are sunk to strata which early miners could not reach and which are

Dubuque County is named for French trader Julien Dubuque the first European settler of Iowa and an early lead mining pioneer in what is now Dubuque County Dubuque was French Canadian and had (by most accounts) a friendly relationship with the local Fox tribe of Native Americans He and other early pioneers established a lucrative mining and

Dubuque Iowa is located on the west side of the Mississippi River at the junction of Iowa Illinois and Wisconsin The city was named after Julien Dubuque a pioneer from Quebec who arrived in the area in 1785 and began mining the rich lead deposits three years later

their territory from 1788 to Dubuque's death in 1810 The Mesquakie continued mining in this area until around 1830 Following Dubuque and the Mesquakie Indians white settlers continued to mine for lead When lead mining declined in 1860 lumbering became a major activity from 1865 to 1880 Small-scale

The decline of the lead mining industry and onset of the California Gold Rush slowly dried up the buzz of activity in Galena Illinois Today the population in Galena IL rests at 3 600 Although the population is a fraction of what it once was Galena is one of the most well preserved and

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Lead mining became much more important as settlements became established after 1821 By the 1840's the Tri-State area near Dubuque was the leading lead-producing district in the United States The 1840's 50's and 60's were peak years but then decline was rapid Zinc also began to be mined in 1860 and peaked during WW I Arevival in zinc

Lead Mining The Julien Dubuque Monument stands on the edge of the bluff above Catfish Creek in the Mines of Spain Recreation Area This area is important historically in the Indian-French fur trading culture and the first record of lead mining by a French trader Nicholas Perrot in 1690

Oct 26 2018A little research indicates Ogilby Road was named for Joseph Ogilby one of Dubuque's pioneer settlers Ogilby was born on October 7 1811 in Philadelphia PA In 1836 he came west with the Philadelphia Lead Mining Company and settled in Dubuque The Philadelphia Lead Mining Co was organized in Philadelphia in 1835

He and other French people from Canada lived along Catfish Creek under an agreement with the Mesquakies whom they hired to work in the lead mines near the present city of Dubuque Lead was a valuable commodity and Dubuque sold most of it in units known as pigs in St Louis where most of it was used to make ammunition

Galena was booming in the early 19th century due to a high demand for lead and being the richest lead-bearing region in the world with the purest quality known the city's primary income source was lead mining however by the mid 19th century the demand for lead declined and Galena's population dropped from 14 000 to 3 396 by the late 21st

Dubuque County is named for French trader Julien Dubuque the first European settler of Iowa and an early lead mining pioneer in what is now Dubuque County Dubuque was French Canadian and had (by most accounts) a friendly relationship with the local Fox tribe of Native Americans He and other early pioneers established a lucrative mining and

Prior to 1800 the only residents of the Iowa Territory were Native Americans and French Julien DuBuque a French Canadian began mining lead in 1788 near present-day Dubuque employing some of the normally unfriendly Fox tribal members in his mines In 1796 DuBuque received a grant of land including the lead mines

Galena and its Lead Mines pronounced leed) in the mining region Dubuque turned his attention to obtaining from the Fox Indians who occupied the country the right to mine over a tract of land which should embrace the mine discovered by the wife of Peosta The Foxes 1818-1860 1673-1818 Rights