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The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire; From Date of Settlement to the Present Time ... (Paperback) Loot Price: R729 Discovery Miles 7 290
The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire; From Date of Settlement to the Present Time ... (Paperback): John Jacob Dearborn
The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire; From Date of Settlement to the Present Time ... (Paperback): John Jacob Dearborn

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The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire; From Date of Settlement to the Present Time ... (Paperback)

John Jacob Dearborn

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... consolidated into one company and transferred to the 2d Regiment, to which Capt. B. was transferred as their commanding officer, and served some months in that regiment. After the war he was made U. S. Inspector and settled in Richmond, Va. He d. suddenly, of apoplexy, July 26, 1880. The Richmond Dispatch says of him: "Capt. B. was widely known, much respected and greatly beloved. He came to us fresh from service in the Union army, as an officer in the internal revenue service, and soon became very popular in business and social relations. He was a man of very brilliant talents, a popular speaker, and a poet of much merit; he was also prominent as a politician, but never offensively so. On Confederate Memorial Day he delivered the address at Oakwood cemetery, which was replete with tender feeling and patriotism. Genial, warm-hearted, sympathetic, all who came within the range of his acquaintance seemed irresistibly drawn towards him. Few men--certainly none of northern birth and of his political opinions -- ever had more numerous or more sincere friends among all classes of the community. * * * The news of his death was soon circulated, and his body lying in state at St. Alban's hall was visited by a large number, among all of whom pervaded a feeling of great sorrow, at the untimely ending of a career that promised so brightly." Of this old family, now almost extinct in town, it may be said their virtues were of the plain old-fashioned sort; loyal to country and kin, strong in their attachments, modest, brave, industrious, kind and unselfish; generous to friend or foe, hospitable -- never seeking official position. The first generation served long and faithfully, from a sense of duty, in the early Indian and French wars; the second and...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: John Jacob Dearborn
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 306
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-35141-4
Barcode: 9781230351414
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-35141-8

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