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David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed […]

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Transcription – Civil War Letters of Private David Coon (1824-1864) – In Progress

Transcription – Civil War Letters of Private David Coon (1824-1864) – In Progress

Transcription of the final pages of this extensive project was completed April 10, 2013. _________________________ To access the scanned image of the document, as well as other photos and source images for this individual, click on any image on this page. Page 1… FOREWORD. The following letters, written by David Coon to his wife and […]

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Transcription – Affidavit of Alanson and Mitty Adams

Transcription – Affidavit of Alanson and Mitty Adams

Affidavit of Alanson and Mitty Adams Written in left margin of document: Sworn to and subscribed before me and [verify] that I know affidavits to be credible to [??] and that I am disinterested and [??] dep??s are respectable and credible persons M W Carlen Clerk Circuit Court Stamp in upper right corner of document: […]

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Transcription Updates

Transcription Updates

I will be periodically posting completed updates to the long transcriptions for those interested. If I were to redate the original transcription post, those who have the pages bookmarked would find their bookmarks have become invalid. A History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania by Henry Ashmead August 31, 2012 – Completed up to page 40 and […]

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Alanson and Gardner Adams, Brothers in Arms in the War of 1812

Alanson and Gardner Adams, Brothers in Arms in the War of 1812

I mentioned in a previous post about William B. Coon, who served as a soldier for the United States in the War of 1812 and was the father of Civil War casualty David Coon, that I would be writing about Alanson Adams (fifth great grandfather to my kids) who was father to David Coon’s first […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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