Walk the Line

McGill's Historic Timeline


Reuel Gridley raised money for the Union war effort with his famous "Sanitary Sack of Flour." By now the nation was deeply involved in the Civil War.

Mr. William “Billy” Neil McGill was born on January 7, 1853 in Cincinnati, Ohio and died in March 1923. I found Mr. McGill's and his wife’s head stone

The south, concerned about preserving the institution of slavery, had resisted adding any new “free-soil” territories to the Union.

Living conditions and social activities in the towns of the copper boom mirrored, to a great extent, those at Tonopah and Goldfield.