Carroll County Mirror

William D. Hughes, Mt. Carroll City, Publisher Carroll Co. Mirror

William was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England November 25, 1832. He lived there 23 years, coming to this country in 1856. He lived in Rome, New York for 6 years, was in the army during the War of the Rebe1lion, enlisting in Co. B, 146th N.Y.V.I. Was all through Peninsula Campaign, and was in a number of severe battles; was wounded at Chancellorsville, and also on the Weldon R. R.

He came West in 1865, and settled in Morrison, Whiteside County; came to Mt. Carroll in 1875. He is the publisher of the oldest paper in the county. Married Miss M. M. Fritcher from Montgomery Co., N. Y. April 5, 1864; they have two children: Jane Annie, born Oct. 1866; Frank Woodruff, Aug. 1889.

History Of Carroll County 1878

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