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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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Civil War dead are honored by planting 620,000 trees.

Civil War dead are honored by planting 620,000 trees.

To honor the 150th anniversary of the civil war, holes are being dug in the grass median about an hour south the Mason-Dixon Line to plan oak, cedar, maple and dogwood trees. Approximately 740,000 soldiers are estimated to have died during the civil war’s short span of four years. This number is questionable because of […]

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Transcription: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Card for Charles H. Beckman

Transcription: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Card for Charles H. Beckman

US WWII Draft Registration Card for Charles H. Beckman REGISTRATION CARD — (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) Line 1 SERIAL NUMBER: U1879 NAME: Charles H. Beckman ORDER NUMBER: Line 2 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: 329 High St. West Chicago Winfield Twnshp. Dupage Illinois (The place of […]

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Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for John Croll MacPherson

Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for John Croll MacPherson

US WWII Draft Registration Card for John Croll MacPherson REGISTRATION CARD — (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) Line 1 SERIAL NUMBER: U1471 NAME: John Croll MacPherson ORDER NUMBER: Line 2 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: 3365 N. E. Alameda Str (The place of residence given on the […]

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