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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon737.html


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Mather, Thomas Scott (1829-90).

Born in Connecticut, Mather served as adjutant general of Illinois from 1858 to 1861. During the Civil War he served as colonel of the Second Illinois Light Artillery, as chief of staff to General John A. McClernand, and as acting assistant inspector general of the Department of the Susquehanna. In 1865 he was breveted brigadier general. (Roger D. Hunt and Jack R. Brown, Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue [Gaithersburg, Md., 1990])

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon737.html
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