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Re: tracing history
Posted by JaDub on Thursday, 16 December 2010, at 8:01 p.m., in response to Re: tracing history, posted by John Gross on Thursday, 16 December 2010, at 9:17 a.m.
I`ve found a William H. Bidwell born 1870 died 1892 in Manchester, Conn.,...... age is about right.
An unmarked grave in Galena , Indiana...... no dates known
A Kansas volunteer.......indian protection unit 1868 thru 1869
The Co 137th Pa volunteer guy would have been in his late 40s or so when the gun was new.
Then there`s the publisher of Eclectic Magazine in NewYork who seems to really be into history both civilian and millitary. He had investments in the Missouri territories. 1850s on thru 1890s.
There`s a Walter Bidwell in Ohio...........1870
My poor eyes are bugg`n out of my head. Gotta rest.
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