Chicago Tribune, December 14, 1865: The Teachers’ Battle Flag, Return of the colors of the 33d Illinois Regiment
[It was] “felt however, that it was not right that the teachers should retain these colors here, and he recommended that they should be sent to the State Normal University, and deposited among the archives for safe keeping. Mr. Cutler approved of such a course, and put it in the form of a motion, which was carried.”
Photo of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War photo taken in Chicago, Illinois August 1900 with musicians from the 33rd Band: C.A. Kitchens (25) and Joe Powley (17).
Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War
photo take in Peoria, Illinois (1901) with members of the original 33rd Band: George Lowman (9) and C.S. Elder (12), C.A. Kitchen (25), Joe W. Powley (17), as well as John Whitley (6) of the Drum Corp.