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war closing

Seneca County (New York) Historian Walt Gable’s new book came out in July of this year. As I started leafing through the pages of Historic Tales of Seneca County, New York I stopped when I noticed what might possibly be … Continue reading

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kudos

From a Seneca County, New York newspaper in January 1864: GONE TO THE WARS. – The editor of the Seneca County Sentinel, disgusted with the newspaper business, has gone for a soldier, leaving the paper in his absence in the … Continue reading

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Killed in the Jungle

There were several engagements as Union general Nathaniel Banks led his army in a round-about way through the bayous of Louisiana to eventually get at Port Hudson on the Mississippi. You can read about the first part of the campaign … Continue reading

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Purdy Promoted

From a Seneca County, New York newspaper in November 1862: Promoted. William B. Purdy, eldest son of A.S. Purdy, of this village, who enlisted in the Navy, as a marine, from the city of Hartford, Conn., where he has been … Continue reading

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