Lightkeeper's House Museum Exhibits

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THe Civilian Conservation Corps

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                   Colonel william colvill

Colonel William Colvill
April 5, 1830 - June 13, 1905
Civil War Hero
Cook County Resident 1896 to 1905


William Colvill was a Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served as Colonel and commander of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.