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A cat sits on the porch of a Chicopee resident.

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Area in the Willimansett section of Chicopee formed by the convergence of Chicopee and Meadow Streets resembling the letter Y. Looking southward, Meadow Street is on the left and Chicopee Street is on the right side. In the 1930s, the Y Cash Market,…

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James A. Mulligan
It should be stated of this soldier that his real name was John Powell. The reason for his alias is to be found in his military experience.
Born in Halifax, N.S._Son of George Powell,_by occupation a Pedler,_Unmarried,_was 29…

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Act granting pension increase to Charles H. Tracy

CCD-1875-6.515.pdf
Chicopee Falls Directory.

Abbe JAMES A., emp Chicopee Manufacturing. Co., house 29 West street
Adam Gerimie, house 43 Center street
Adams Mrs. Abbie, boards Wildes' Hotel
Adams Arthur J., emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., boards …

CCD-1875-6.453.pdf
Chicopee Directory.



ABBEY AbnER B., office Exchange st, opposite Chicopee House, h Exchange Abbey Charles C., elk and bds A. B. Abbey, near Cabot and W Spfd bridge Abby Merrick, proprietor Chicopee House, corner Exchange and Front streets…

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Abner M. Abbey
Born in Chicopee_Son of Abner B. Abbey_By occupation a Farmer_Married_At the age of 20 years, on 11 August, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in 1st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date and assigned to Company “F”.
Except…

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Abram Smith
Born in Middlesex, N.Y._Son of Joseph Smith_By occupation a Moulder_Married_At the age of 26 on 16 July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 34th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered 31 July and assigned to Co. “D”_Rank…

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Addison M. Babcock
Born in Guilford, Vt._Son of George Babcock,_by occupation a Bridge builder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 28 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
_Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at…

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Adolphus Porter

Born in Canada, ___ son of Jeremiah Porter, ___ by occupation a Harness maker, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G.
In December 1861, while the…

CCD-1875-6.499-506.pdf

CHICOPEE ADVERTISEMENTS.




–MANUFACTURER OF–
FIRST-CLASS

499




CARRIAGES

OF DIFFERENT STYLES AND PATTERNS.

–CONSISTING OF–



End Spring Phætons, Cabriolets, Side Spring Carryalls or Beech Wagons, Side…

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P.W. SMITH,
DEALER IN
Ready-Made Clothing,
HATS, CAPS, GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS,
BOOTS, SHOES AND RUBBERS.
THE NEW JERSEY SHOE,
CAN ONLY BE FOUND AT THE STORE OF
P. W. SMITH.
It is Hand Sewed, Finely Finished Calf Shoe, and…

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Albert B. Stearns
Born in Rowe, Mass._Son of William L. Stearns,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At…

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Albert F. Blodget
Born in Belchertown, Mass._Son of Theodore Blodget,_by occupation a Clerk,_Married,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He…

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Albert M. Moore
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Daniel M. Moore,_by occupation a Silversmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Albert S. Alden
Born in Stafford, Conn._Son of Alonzo E. Alden,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 24 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25, 1862, and…

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Albion P. Soule
Born in Freeport, Me._Son of Jesse Soule,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 40 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
During nearly…

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Alcott Edgerton
Born in Vernon, CT._Son of {Edwin} Edgerton_By occupation a Mechanic_Married_At the age of 24 years, on 17 July, 1863, enlisted for 3 years in the 32d Regiment Mass. Vol. Infantry_Mustered in {Botagast} and assigned to Company…

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Alden Porter.

Born at Belchertown, Mass.___Son of Abraham Porter,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 19 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___He performed his usual duties in…

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Member of the Aldenville Canning Club standing next to table with jarred goods and sign "Champion Canner of Chicopee Mass"

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Three young members of the Aldenville Canning Club standing with their jarred goods.

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Alexander Burnett
Born in Leith, Scotland,_Son of Andrew Burnett,_by occupation a Cooper,_Married,_at the age of 36 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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Alonzo Hasty
Born in Webster, Me._Son of Rob. Hasty_By occupation a Farmer_Single_At the age of 25, on 17 July, 1863, Enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered same date and assigned to Company “{E}”_Rank Private
He took…

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Alpheus A. Dennett
Born in Buxton, Me._Son of John Dennett,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 28 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th. 1862.
Detailed…

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Alton Edwin Phillips
Born in Lisbon, Conn._Son of Henry B. Phillips,_by occupation a Brakeman,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._Company E.
Mustered into service in September, 1861, and…

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Amos Bond
Born in Chester, N.H._Son of Amos Bond,_by occupation a Musician,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted as Leader of the Bank in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service October 10, 1861, at Springfield, Mass.
During…

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Amos M. Ramsdell
Born in Belchertown, Mass._Son of Porter Ramsdell,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried_at the age of 24 enlisted at Springfield Mass. September 23rd; 1861 for three years in the 5th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company D._Joined…

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Andrew Hopkins
Born in Ireland,_Son of Patrick Hopkins,_by occupation a Laborer,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company K.
Mustered into service August 15, 1862.
His record is the…

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Andrew J. Hunt
Born in Nashua, N.H._Son of Jacob Hunt._by occupation a Machinist,_at the age of 26,_Unmarried,_enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols. Company F.
Enlisted September 9, 1861, and mustered into service…

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Andrew Miller
Born in Glasgow, Scotland,_Son of James Miller,_by occupation a Moulder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company d._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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Andrew S. Hunter
Born in Princeton, Me._Son of John Hunter,_by occupation a Teamster,_Unmarried,_at the age of 31 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge, Mass.…

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Ansel W. Browning
Born in Leyden, Mass._Son of John C. Browning,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

BIO-T.P.6.pdf
Application to increase disability pension from $8 per month

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Arthur C. Goff
Born at Palmer, Mass._Son of Lucious W. Goff,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regimetn of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Arthur M. Burns
Born in Belfast, Ireland_Son of Arthur Burns_By occupation a Plumber_Married_At the age of 28 years on July 9, 1863, enlisted at Boston, Mass., for 3 years, in the United States Navy_Rank Second Fireman.
He was first sent to the…

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Asa M. Scarlet
Born in Tewksbury, Mass._Son of Asa Scarlet,_by occupation an Operative,_Married,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B._
He participated with his company in the Goldsboro…

CCD-1875-6.454-455.pdf
A. M. MOORE, Exchange . Street, opp. Miller Street.

454 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Ash Mrs. Joanna, house Abbey street
Ashworth William H., emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., h .48 Perkins st Aspin Matthew, emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., house…

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Austin O. Grout

Born in Pelham, Mass.___Son of Austin Grout,___by occupation a Leather Dresser,___Unmarried,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Company F.
Mustered into service June 21st.,…

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Men dressed in suits and summer hats are standing next to a colorful automobile on Exchange Street in Chicopee. The automobile is decorated with American flags, flowers, and patriotic bunting. It was entered in the Memorial Day parade by the…

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Barholemew Galligan
Born in Scotland_Son of Edward Galligan_By occupation a Clerk_Married_At the age of 38 years, on 25 July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s_Mustered on 16 Aug, 1862. Assigned to Company “A”_…

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Bartholomew Hayes
Born in Ireland,_Son of Patrick Hayes,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted in the regular United States Service, 4th Regiment of Infantry, at New York August 29th, 1859._The regiment was ordered to…

CCD-1875-6.516-517.pdf
516 CHICOPEE FALLS DIRECTORY.

Bartlett George D., emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., boards 18 Market street
Bartlett George J., emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., house 18 Market street
Basterdes Theodore, emp Belcher & Taylor Tool Co., house…

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Collection of beehives which were distributed to students who tended the public school gardens in Chicopee.

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Benjamin F. Cadwell
Born in North Wilbraham, Mass._Son of Stephen Cadwell,_by occupation a Stable Keeper,_Married,_at the age of 34 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. vols.
Mustered into service August 8th, 1862._In camp at…

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Benjamin Wheeler
Born in {Uxbridge}, Mass._Son of {???} Wheeler_By occupation a Polisher_Married_At the age of 25, on Sept. 11th, 1862, enlisted for 9 months in the 46th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s, Company “D”. Rank Private with no…

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Benjamin Woodhall
Born in Harper’s Ferry, Va._Son of Peter Woodhall_By occupation a Gun-Smith_Single_At the age of 21 years, on 27 Dec’r 1864, enlisted for one years in the 13th Massachusetts Independent Battery_Mustered in on service date.
He…

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Benning Leavitt 2nd

Born in Chicopee, Mass ___ Son of Daniel Leavitt, ___ by occupation a Boffin Maker, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G. ___ and was mustered into…

CCD-1875-6.456-457.pdf
A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street.

456 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Blackmer Charles H ., Hair Cutter. Also Cigars and Tobacco.
Temple's Block, next to Universalist Church. House Howard street.
Blackmer W. L., Dealer in Boots, Shoes…

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Street view of apartment blocks with a trolley, car and Fisk Rubber Company factory smoke stack.

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Local home and boarding house with people walking on the sidewalk and sitting on the porch.

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Boy wearing sun hat posing with hoe in cornfield behind houses.

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On Memorial Day boy scouts are gathered for an observance at Maple Grove Cemetery. This cemetery is located on Auburn Street in Chicopee Center. Established in 1836, it was originally named the Cabotville Burying Ground.

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Buckley's Newsroom and Tobacco Shop was located at 268 Exchange Street, off of Market Square. The sign in the window is exhorting customers to buy liberty bonds to help finance the military expenses of World War I.

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street.

458 . CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.
Bush Charles w., painter, house Exchange street.
Butler W. S., Photographer, Exchange street. Specialty, Photographs and Ferreotypes, •
Buttrick Edwin A., emp U…

CCD-1875-6.535-536.pdf
Business Directory-Chicopee Falls.

Agricultural Tools.
Belcher B. & J. W.
Belcher & Taylor Agricultural Tool Co.

Bakers.
Gilman Nelson, Front street
Richards Edmund, Chicopee road

Bank.
Chicopee Falls Savings Bank

Barbers.
Coleman…

CCD-1875-6.495-497.pdf
Business Directory–Chicopee.



Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
Allen Jonathan, Exchange street
Hitchcock L. E., Kendall block, Market square
Robinson George D., Market square
Sherman Harris L., Cabot block
White Luther, Cabot hall…

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Map of Cabotville circa 1850's. Dwight Mills, Perkins Mills, and dozens of boarding house are visable.

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Cantwell Joseph, mason, house Canterbury avenue
Carmody Thomas, emp J. Stevens & Co., h Granby street, corner Bridge at Carrigan John, emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., house 11 West street Carter E. O., judge Chicopee police court, house Grove…

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Carlos C. Wellman
Born in Lempster, N.H._Son of Jacob Wellman_by occupation a {Sword} Inspector_At the age of 20 years, 6 months, on 27 Aug, 1862, was commissioned as 2d Lieutenant of 37th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s, Company “A”. Mustered 4…

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Men standing on sidewalk of Center Street on Market Square with view of City Hall.

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Request for information from Commissioner of Pensions

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Disability discharge document for Charles H. Tracy

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Charles A. Pattrell
Born in Ware, Mass._Son of Isaac Pattrell,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Married,_at the age of 33 enlisted for nine months in the 46th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25, 1862.
He was…

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Charles A. Smith.

Born in Hadley, Mass.___Son of Rufus J. Smith,___by occupation a Mechanic,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company . Mustered into service June 21st.…

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Charles B. Lang
Born in Waterbury, Conn._Son of Joseph Lang,_by occupation a Book-keeper,_Married,_at the age of 25 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles B. Rulofson

Born in Carew, N.Y. ___ Son of Daniel Rulofson, ___ by occupation a Moulder, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. ___ Company I. ___
Mustered into service…

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Charles C. Littlefield
Born in Newport, R.I._Son of C.D. Littlefield,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 32 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service, September 25th,…

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Charles E. Burwell
Born at Pleasant Valley, Conn._Son of Marcus Burwell,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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harles F. Searle.

Born in Chicopee, Mass___Son of Rufus C. Searle,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company B.___Mustered into service in August,…

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Charles H. Gaylord
Born in West Springfield, Mass._Son of Edmund Gaylord,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles H. Livermore
Born in Lowell, Mass._Son of Sidney A. Livermore,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 25 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles H. Presbrey.

- by occupation a Painter___ ___at the age of enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service June 21, 1861, at Springfield, Mass.
While in camp at…

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Charles H. Tracy
Born in {Jewett} City, Conn._Son of albert L. Tracy_By occupation a machinist_At the age of 29, on Aug. 6, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Inf. Vol’s, Company “A”_Mustered into the service 15th Aug.…

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Mr. Seaver is walking westward in downtown Market Square. On the left is the Starzyk Building and on the right is the City Hall clock tower. Mr. Seaver was the treasurer of the Chicopee Savings Bank which was located in the square.

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Charles K. Dewey
Born in Royalton, VT._Son of {Rhodolphus} K. Dewey_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E._He was enrolled October 30th 1861, and was…

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Charles. R. Collins.
Born in Randolph, Vt.___ Son of Richard D. Collin,___ by occupation a Farmer,___ Married,___ at the age of 35 enlisted as a recruit in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service May 14, 1862. Proceeded…

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Charles S. Goodman
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Reuben Goodman,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 17 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols. Company E.
Enlisted and was mustered into service in August,…

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Charles S. Phelps
Born in {Lemisle}, Mass._Son of {Sumner} Phelps_By occupation a {Farmer}_Single_At the age of 34 on 9 Aug. 1862, enlisted the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Cavalry Vols, for {balance} of term of service of REg._Mustered same date_Assigned…

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Chester H. Ballard
Born in Brookline, Vt._Son of alexander H. Ballard_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A.
Mustered into service September 4,…

Directory 1928.pdf
A directory of people and businesses in Chicopee, Ma., as of 1928.

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Photo of the Chicopee Memorials Civil War Susquecentennial display case.

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Covered bridge built in 1846 connected Chicopee Center with Granby Road and Chicopee Street. The A.G. Spalding & Bros. building is directly to the left at the end of the bridge.

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CHICOPEE FALLS
Savings Bank,
OFFICE IN FORMER OFFICE ROOMS OF
CHICOPEE MANUFACTURING COMPANY,
CHICOPEE, MASS.
INCORPORATED IN 1875.
JOSIAH W. OSGOOD,
PRESIDENT.

VICE-PRESIDENTS.
GEORGE S. TAYLOR,
T. C. PAGE,
W. J. SAWIN.

E. T. PAIGE,…

CCD-1875-6.513-514.pdf
Chicopee Falls in Detail



Churches.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH—Corner Church and Court streets. Organized July 3, 1830. Rev. Joshua T. Tucker, pas­ tor; installed April 8, 1868; residence, cor­ ner Belcher and Court streets. …

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Chicopee Falls,

T once busy, bustling and bright, and a prominent and prom­
ising part of the town of Chicopee, as it is, is well entitled to a separate Directory of her people and business; to a map of her streets, and to special…

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Chicopee High School Front Street entrance with view of clock.

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View of Chicopee High School from corner of Front Street & Academy Street in winter.

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World War I Memorial: Soldiers & Sailors Monument in front of Chicopee High School on Front Street.

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Chicopee in Detail.


Town Officers.
THE Annual Town Meeting is held the first .Monday in April at the Town Hall. The officers elected are qualified and sworn within seven days thereafter, usually the following…

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Before there were cotton mills and factory girls in Chicopee, the potential for water power created by the unique location of the Chicopee River and the Chicopee Falls attracted wealthy investors from Boston to the agricultural village community of…

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A portion of the estimated 12,000 people who celebrated Memorial Day in Chicopee in 1921. The spectators, standing in front of the newly built Chicopee High School on Front Street, are gazing at the festivities near the monument.

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Landscape view of clotheslines, Chicopee River, Fisk Tire Plant and smoke stack.

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Program for dedication of Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

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Cabotville taken from an old engraving. In it is visable the Chicopee Textile Mills and boarding houses.

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CHICOPEE
AS once a part of Springfield proper, and now so closely allied to
it in its business and social relations, as to still make it substantially
a. prominent branch of the growing family which cling to "the old
folks at…

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J. Albert Winn {16} Co.---I
Napoleon Trudeau {---} " "
Austin Cook {---} " "
William H. Atkins {---} " "
Edwin F. Griffin {44} " "
Charles A. Smith…

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June 23rd, an order was received from headquarters of the army, calling for one hundred and twenty five men to guard a valuable commissary train to Gainesville; a high compliment to the regiment, and the duty important and dangerous, as this was the…

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coolly formed on the ground and became again a perfect regiment, minus its missing members. During the entire afternoon the regiment was actively engaged, and received from Gen. Keyes; the Corps Commander, and Gen. Devens, the brigade Commander, much…

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for picket duty; at 3 A.M. 13th was withdrawn, marched to and across Jones' Bridge on the Chickahominy same day; 14th, formed its Brigade and marched to Charles City Court House; 16th, marched to James River, and crossed about disk on pontoons; night…

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distance of thirty two miles, in twenty four hours. October 22nd they marched back to Cherry Run Ford, on the 25th and 26th to Downsville, and on the 30th and 31st to Berlin, Maryland. November 2nd, they crossed the Potomac at the last-named place…

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at the same time in front and on the right flank, the Command suffered a loss of 115 men. The men stood bravely till their ammunition was exhausted, when they were relieved by the 7th Mass. Retiring over the crest of a hill, they supplied themselves…

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.A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street.

460 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Clyde Peter, emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., house Emerald street
Cochran John, emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., boards 36 Perkins street
H.CogswELL,…

BIO-T.P.1.pdf
Muster rolls for Charles H. Tracy from 1862 through 1864

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Cornelius Cone
Born in Colchester, VT___ Son of Randall Cone,___ By occupation a farmer, ___ Unmarried,___ At the age of 23 enlisted in the 27th Regiment Infantry, Mass. Vols. for three years, and was mustered into service September 20th 1861,___…

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Cornelius Keating
Born in Ireland_Son of Patrick Keating_By occupation a Mechanic_Single_At the age of 22 years, in August 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st REg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date, and assigned to Company “G”_Rank…

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Cornelius Murphy
Born in Ireland_Son of_By occupation a Laborer_Single_At the age of 19, in Nov. or Dec. 1861, Enlisted for 3 years in 28th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered in_Assigned to Company “H”
He served faithfully with his Reg. in several…

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Corner view of prominent business building located at the corner of Springfield and Exchange Streets in downtown Market Square. People can be seen walking on the sidewalk and crossing Exchange Street.

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Crowd at Fisk plant contributing to the Salvation Army Drive.

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Crowd at Fisk plant contributing to the Salvation Army Drive.

CCD-1875-6.462-463.pdf
A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street.

462 CHICOPEE .DIRECTORY.

Curran Mrs. Catherine, house West street
Curran James, laborer, house Wyman street
Curran Jerry, emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., boards 76 Dwight street Curran…

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A worker is cutting a length of cord at an angle or on the bias. Tire cord had to be cut at a 45 degree angle because the fabric threads were woven at this angle. This angle weave of the cord proved to be more durable than a square weave.

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Daniel A. Hearn,
Born in Ireland, ___ Son of Timothy Hearn, ___ by occupation an Operative,___ Married,___ at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry , Mass, Vols.___ Company G.
Mustered in service in September,…

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Daniel Dwyer
Born in Ireland,_Son of Daniel Dwyer,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 28th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company H._
Enlisted October 11, 1861, and went to the camp of…

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Daniel G. Miller
Born in Rygate, Vt._Son of David Miller,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Married,_at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._Company E._
Mustered into service in September, 1861._Died March 7,…

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Daniel L. Sullivan
Born in Ireland,_Son of Daniel Sullivan,_by occupation a Shoemaker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._company G.
Mustered into service in September, 1861,_
At the…

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Daniel Manning

Born in Ireland___Son of Michael Manning___By occupation a Laborer___Married___At the age of 24 years on Aug. 5, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 21stat Reg, Massachusetts Vol. Infantry___Mustered Aug. 19, 1861, and assigned to…

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Daniel McKenny
Born in Ireland_Son of Dan. McKenny_By occupation a Butcher_Unmarried_At the age of 18, on 8 Jan’y, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in 40th N.Y. Vols. Infantry_Assigned to Company “E”_
Mustered in 14th Jan._Rank Private with no…

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Daniel McKinney.

Born in Ireland,___Son of Daniel McKinney,___by occupation a Laborer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 40th. Regiment of Infantry, N.Y. Vols.__Company E.__Mustered into service June 14, 1861.
Refer…

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Daniel Walsh
Born in Ireland_Son of {Thos.} Walsh_By occupation a Laborer_Married_At the age of 28 years, on Jan’y 21, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 57th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered March 10, 1864, and assigned to Company…

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Darwin H. Pond
Born in Townsend, Vt,_Son of {Jotham} Pond,_by occupation a Carriage Maker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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David Bronson
Born in Suffield, Conn._Son of {Lebina} Bronson_by occupation a Clerk,_Married,_at the age of 34 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols. Company D.
When nine months volunteers were called for and the…

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David E. Grimes
Born in Lyndeboro, N.H._Son of David W. Grimes,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._
When about eighty men had been enlisted in the…

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David G. Hale
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Clark B. Hale,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered in service September 25th 1862.
He…

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David Gleason
Born in Ireland_Son of David Gleason_by occupation a Cooker_Single_At the age of 22 on Aug. 5, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date, and assigned to Company “H”.
He participated…

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David M. Donaldson
Born in {Ryegate}, Vt._Son of George Donaldson,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A._
Mustered into service September 4, 1862,…

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David Murphy
Born in Ireland,_Son of Edmund Murphy,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted, November 5, 1861, for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E. appointed Corporal in December…

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David O. Tilley
Born in Granby, Mass._Son of {Orress} Tilley,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
The…

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Davis M Martin
Died at {unreadable} Sunday
{unreadable} 7 1862 Aged 20 years
as {unreadable} of {unreadable} Reg NH Vol

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School children in patriotic costumes form a ring around the World War I monument. In their hands they hold a large, extended sash. Near the monument a woman is laying a floral decoration, while two women assist and look on.

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Dennis A. Sullivan
Born in England,_Son of Daniel Sullivan,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 25 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge.…

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Dennis Courtney
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Courtney,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 12th Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols._Gen. Butler’s Brigade.
Mustered into service in February, 1862,…

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Dennis J. Sullivan
Born in Ireland,_Son of Dennis H. Sullivan,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He took…

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Dennis O'Connell

Born in Ireland__Son of Morgan O'Connell___By occupation a {unreadable} tender___Married___At the age of 35 on 10 Octo, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 27th Reg. Infantry Mass. Vol's___Mustered in on same date, and assigned to…

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This Alphabet contains the names of all those residents of Chicopee who volunteered, or were by draft held, to the military service of the United States, during the years 1861-2-3-4-5

In the latter part of the Record, may be found a list of Naval…

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People surveying the devastation caused by the flood of 1922 just below the lower dam in Willimansett . Photograph developed by Guenther's Studio of Holyoke, Mass.

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People surveying the devastation of a house and car caused by the flood of 1922 just below the lower dam in Willimansett . Photograph developed by Guenther's Studio of Holyoke, Mass.

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Dexter W. Trask
Born in Westfield, N.Y._Son of Dexter B. Trask,_by occupation a Baker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th…

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DIRECTORY



AND


BUSINESS GUIDE,


OF



CHICOPEE FALLS,



MASSACHUSETTS.






1875-6.






For the Year commencing July 1st, 1875.







PUBLISHED BY
CLARK W. BRYAN & CO.,
PUBLISHERS,…

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DISTANCES FROM SPRINGFIELD.



East
BY BOSTON AND ALBANY RAILROAD.
Miles. Miles.
Indian Orchard, .\...... 5 Grafton, ............. 60
Collins' Depot, ........ 9 Westboro,...........66
Palmer, .............. 15 Southboro, ...........…

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The company doctor is treating a hand injury of an employee while the nurse assists him. The management of the Fisk Tire Company were proud that their company had an emergency hospital staffed by a full-time doctor and nurse.

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Doran Miss Bridget, boarding-house, 7 Center street
Dowd Jerre, laborer, boards 12 South street Dowd John, student, boards Granby street Dowd Patrick, laborer, house Bridge street
Dowling Patrick, emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., boards 19…

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street,

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Doten F. B., cashier First National Bank, house Springfield street
Douglass John, laborer, house near Chicopee House Dowe Eugene L., boards James Dowe, School street…

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Order to U.S. Pension Agent to remove Charles H. Tracy from pension roll

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Duncan McAllister

Born in Paisley, Scotland,___Son of Ronald McAllister,___by occupation an Upholsterer,___Married,___at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___Mustered into service June…

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Dwight Mill Tenements with boy jumping off the sidewalk into street. Dwight Manufacturing Company gates in background.

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Four story brick building that was home to Dwight Mill operatives with man, women, and children walking by.

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Ebenezer Sherman.

Born in ?Ware?, Mass___Son of Reuben Sherman___By occupation a Blacksmith___Married___At the age of 39, on 3 October, 1861, enlisted for 3 years, in the 27th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry___Mustered 17 Octo. and assigned to…

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Edgar C. Hendrick

Born in Holyoke, Mass. ___ Son of Jabez Hendrick, ___ by occupation a Clerk, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vols. ___ Company G.
Mustered into service in…

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Edgar Clough.

Born in Springfield, Mass.___Son of Joseph Clough,___by occupation a Gunsmith,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company E.
Mustered into service June 21,…

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Edmund D. Fiske
Born in Chicopee Falls, Mass._Son of Abel Fiske_by occupation a Farmer_Single_At the age of 24 years on July 14, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered in aug. 15, 1862_Rank Private with no…

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Edward Begley
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Begley,_by occupation a Laborer,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A._
Mustered into service September 4, 1862._
Rank Private with no…

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Edward L. Hogan.

Born in Pittsfield, Mass.___Son of Edward C. Hogan,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Married,___at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service, June 21,…

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Born in Chicopee, Mass. Son of Alpheus Nettleton, by occupation a teacher, unmarried, at the age of 25 enlisted for three years, in the 31st Regiment of Infantry Mass. Vols. Company E.
When Gov. Andrew ordered the organization of the 31st regiment,…

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Edward P. Woods
Born in Chicopee, Mass_Son of John Woods_By occupation a Gunsmith_Unmarried_at the age of 23 enlisted for three months’ service in 1st. Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols. Rifle Company A. _Capt J. Howley._He was the first one to…

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Edward R. Jones
Born in Chicopee, Mass.___ Son of Amos B. Jones,___ by occupation a Merchant, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vols. _ Company J. __
Appointed 2nd Sergeant at the…

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Edward S. Fitz
Born in Pembroke, N.H._Son of George W. Fitz,_by occupation a Student,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 43rd Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company K._He signed the enlistment roll at Springfield, Mass.…

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Edward S. Pendleton

Born in Chicopee, Mass.___Son of Sylvanus Pendleton,___by occupation a Farmer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted, July 24, 1862, as a recruit to the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Remained in camp four weeks at…

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Edward Smith
Born in Ireland,_Son of {Unknown},_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for three years in the 34th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B._
Mustered into service June 22, 1862._The regiment went into camp…

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Born in Lowell, Mass. Son of David W. Buttrick, by occupation a Machinist, Married. at the age of 29 enlisted for three years in the the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company H.
Mustered into service August 16, 1861, at Worcester,…

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Edwin M. Cowles
Born in Stamford, Vt._Son of Alvin Cowles_By occupation a Manufacturey_At the age of 27, on 21st July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s_Mustered 15 Aug., 1862._Assigned to Company…

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Edwin M. Griffin.

Born in Tarriffville, Conn. Son of Milton A. Griffin. By occupation a Farmer. Single. At the age of 15, Enlisted 1861, in 10th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol's, Company "K". Mustered into service at Springfield, Mass., June…

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Fairview woman of 73 years working in her garden.

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Eli E. Welden
Born in New Britain, Conn._Son of Samuel H. Welden,_by occupation a Carriage Maker,_Married,_at the age of 38 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols._
Mustered into service August 6, 1862. In camp at…

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Eli T. Blackmer
Born in New Braintree, Mass._Son of Lewis Blackmer,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company A.
July 24th 1862, he was elected 1st Lieutenant…

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Ellis G. Kellogg, Son of Moses Kellogg.

I was born in Hadley Mass. Feb, 9, 1846
Feb. 23 1864 I enlisted into the service of the U.S. for three years or during the war. I joined the 27 reg. of Mass. vol. March 4 I went to Gallops Island Boston…

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Enlistments in 1862
The following were obtained in 1862 by the payment of an extra bounty on the part of the town authorities. They were enlisted for nine months in the army.
Levi Miller
Charles A. Gay
William Woods
Henry Sanbrose
Thomas…

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Enlistments in 1864

The following were obtained in 1865, by the payment of an extra bounties, on the part of the town and of the enrolled men, towards the quota assigned under the call of the President, dated Dec. 19, 1864.

They were enlisted…

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Surgeon's statement that Tracy was disabled due to "amputation of thigh" signed by the examining surgeon H. Lenox Hodge M.D.

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Man walking across Exchange Street on Gasless Sunday, September 1, 1918.

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Men, women, children, and dog walking and talking on sidewalk at corner of Exchange and Center Street at Market Square with view of City Hall and Ames.

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Two women pose in a classroom at the Montcalm School with display of hats, shoes, musical instruments, etc.

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Ezra G. Heath
Born in Groton, Vt._Son of Moses Heath,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed…

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Ezra G. Tripp
Born in {Scohaus} Country, N.Y._Son of {Giles} Tripp_by occupation a {Cord} Grinder_Married_at the age of 32 years on Aug. 15, 1862, was mustered into U.S. service for 3 years_Enlisted July 1862 in 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol.…

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Scoutmaster Champion stands to the right of the scouts in his troop who are in a parade formation. Dressed in their uniforms and campaign hats, they are preparing to march in Chicopee on Memorial Day.

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Street view of trees, fences and houses on Fairview Avenue.

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The most advanced cotton machinery available at the time, automatic Draper Looms were used at Dwight Mills.

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A worker presses his hand on a stack of molds while he waits for the cover to be lowered onto the vulcanizer. When the cover is secure, heat and steam will be piped into the vulcanizer, causing the rubber to harden and expand against the molds. This…

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Four wrapped tires are sitting atop the wrapping machine. Because Fisk Tire Company had retail stores in forty states, tires were wrapped before they were shipped to these stores. The wrapping prevented dust from collecting on the tires and preserved…

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Spectators gather on Main Street in Chicopee Falls to watch a fire in an old wooden frame building. Hanging above the crowd are electrical trolley wires. These wires powered the trolley cars which ran on Main Street in the 1920s.

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Crowd standing on the sidewalk to view the fire at the Williams Market on Main Street in Chicopee Falls. To the left, a white lamp marks the entrance of the Grand Theater which was a movie theater.

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Firemen with a hose are seen climbing a ladder to put out a fire on the top floor of the Williams Market, which was located at 103 Main Street in Chicopee Falls. Smoke can be seen pouring out of the round window near the roof of the market.

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Ramsdell.
Robinson. {Robertson.}
Sanford Hendrick. {Died Dec 4 1867, at Chicopee}
Frank Johnson.
{unreadable} Martin.
Frank Caldwell.
Chas. Searles. {Died at Springfield Dec 23 1864}
John H. Bartlett.
{unreadable}
Porter.
Phillips.…

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First Regiment of Cavalry-Mass. Vols. Chronology
On the 3rd of September 1861, Governor Andrew issued an order for the enlistment of the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Massachusetts Volunteers. The call was obeyed with {alacrity} and an excellent…

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street.

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Flanigan Michael, blacksmith, house Center street
Flannagan John, emp Dwight Mfg Co., bds Alonzo L. Decater, Exchange st
Flannagan Patrick, carpenter, house School…

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Forty-Sixth Regiment of Infantry-Mass. Vols. Chronology
This regiment was raised in obedience to a call for 300,000 additional troops for service during a period of none months. The original order of President Lincoln, dated August 4th 1862,…

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Francis A. Bushee
Born in Newton, Mass._Son of David Bushee,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry._Company F._Mustered 12 Sept. 1861.
Was with his command in its several…

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Francis N. Norcross.

Born at Lancaster, Mass.___Son of Henry Norcross,___by occupation a Shoemaker,___Unmarried,___at the age of 26 enlisted at Springfield, Mass. February 10th., 1862, as a recruit to the 10th Regiment of Infantry, Mass.…

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Francis O. Moody
Born in South Hadley, Mass._Son of Marshall H. Moody,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry. Mass. Vols. Company K.
Detailed as drummer, while at Camp Banks,…

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Frank A. Johnson
Born in Temple, N.H._Son of Allen Johnson,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 22 enlisted for nine months in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols. Company A.
He signed the enlistment roll on the 1st of September,…

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Frank F. Browne
Born in South Halifax, Vt._Son of William G. Browne,_by occupation a Printer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Frank S. Tourtellotte
Born in Charlton, Mass._Son of Samuel Tourtellotte,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Frank Thornton
Born in Ireland_Son of Frank Thornton_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 21 years on 19 October, 1864, enlisted for one year in the 11th Reg. Maine Infantry Vol’s_Mustered in same date, and assigned to company…

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Franklin V. Oviatt
Born in Bridgeport, Ct._Son of Daniel B. Oviatt_by occupation a Mechanic_Married_At the age of 35 years, on July 10, 1862, enlisted for 3 years, in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered 4 Sept., 1862 and assigned to…

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Frederic A. Churchill
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Sylvester Churchill,_by occupation a Harness Maker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 25th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company C.
Mustered into service, January 15,…

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Frederic Arbuckle.

Born in Ireland,___Son of ,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Comapny D.
Mustered into service June 21st.,…

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Frederick Waite
Born in Dunbarton, N.H._Son of Augustus White,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
The…

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Frederick A. Churchill
Born in Chicopee. Son of Sylvester Churchill. By occupation a Harness-maker. Single. At the age of 18, on Febr’y 17, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 25th Reg. N.Y. Cavalry Vol’s, Company “D”. Mustered into the…

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Gatekeeper and watchman, John Sullivan, is seated on the right next to another individual at the entrance of A.G. Spalding & Bros., a manufacturer of sporting goods. Located in Chicopee center on the banks of the Chicopee River, Spalding had a metal…

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View of Front Street from front entrance of Chicopee High School.

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GALARNEAU GEORGE, clerk N. R. Wood, boards 21 Market street
Gale Andrew, emp Belcher & Taylor Tool Co., house cor East and Belcher sts
Gale Warren, inventor, boards Wildes’ Hotel
Galen Cornelius, emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co., boards 23 …

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Pedestrians on left street corner gaze on a nearly empty square during World War I. City Hall is on the right and A.G. Spalding is in the background. During World War I the federal government proclaimed gasless Sundays in order to conserve gasoline.

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Workers near the conveyer wait for tires in molds which are destined for the vulcanizers on their right. As these molds arrive, these workers will place one mold on top of another until they fill the vulcanizer.

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George A. Ferrin
Born in {Elmarc}, Vt._Son of Nathen {L.} Terrin_By occupation a Farmer._At the age of 18, on 16 July 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Inf. Vol’s, Company “A”. Rank, Private. Mustered into service on Sept.…

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George A. Hall
Born in West Brookfield, Mass._Son of Moses Hall,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At…

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George A. Whitney

Born in Greenfield, Mass.__Son of Josiah Whitney,___by occupation an Engraver,___Married___at the age of 23 years enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___Mustered into service June 21,…

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George B. Mead.

Born in Franklin County, New York___Son of Philaander Mead,___by occupation a Watchman,___Married,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service June…

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George Blasdale

Born in Calais, France, ___ Son of Matthew Blasdale, ___ by occupation a Machinist, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G. ___ Mustered into service on…

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George Croshier
Born in Chicopee Falls, Mass_Son of George Croshier_By occupation a Painter_Single_At the age of 17 years, on March 20, 1864, enlisted for (probably) 3 years in the 57th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Date of muster unknown_Company…

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George D. Justin.

Born in South Deerfield, Mass.,___Son of George K. Justin,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company F.___Sworn into service June…

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George Evans.

Born in Ireland___Son of Thos Evans___By occupation a Laborer___Married___At the age of 27, in June, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 10th Reg. Mass. Vol. Infantry___Mustered in July 1861___Assigned to Company "E"___Rank Private…

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George H. Hubbard.

Born in Hartford, Conn.___Son of Joel Hubbard,___by occupation a Painter,___Married,___at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Comapny B.___
Mustered into service August 16,…

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George H. Knapp
Born in Lowell, Mass._ Born of Daniel Knapps, _by occupation a Lawyer,_Married_ at the age of 26 enlisted for nine months in in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vote. Company D.
When it was with first proposed to organize a…

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George H. Walker.

Born in Madison, Me.___Son of Samuel C. Walker,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.___Mustered into service August 16,…

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George H. Whipple
Born in Bethlehem, N.Y._Son of Christopher Whipple_Occupation at date of Enlistment a Machinist_Married_On the 25th July 1864, at the age of 26 years, enlisted for three years in the 32nd Reg. Mass. Infantry Vols, Company “A”. …

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George J. Alden.

Born in Ludlow, Mass.___Son of Jefferson Alden,___by occupation a Mechanic,___Unmarried,___at the age of 28 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company I.___
Mustered into service in September,…

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George L. Ballard
Born in Lancaster, N.H._Son of William Ballard,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A.
Mustered into service September 4, 1862, and…

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George L. Dane
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Dexter Dane,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th…

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George L. Jacques
Born in Canada,_Son of {Unknown},_by occupation a Saddler,_Married,_at the age of 26 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E.
Mustered into service December 10, 1861.
He deserted from the…

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George S. Colton
Born in Northfield, Mass._Son of Daniel Colton,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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George S. Kilby
Born in Burke, Vt._Son of Thomas B. Kilby,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed…

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George S. Knox
Born in blandford, Mass._Son of Eli Knox,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 27 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
Served in…

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George S. Lombard

Born in Marlborough N.H. ___ Son of Aaron Lombard ___ By occupation a shoe-maker ___ Married ___ At the age of 43 years, on March 31, 1864, enlisted for 3 years, in the 27th Reg. Massachusetts Vol Infantry ___ Mustered in April…

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George W. Ball
Born in Townshend, Mass._Son of Wm. Ball_By occupation a Machinist_Unmarried_At the age of 18 years and 10 months on Aug. 25, 1862, enlisted for 9 months in the 46th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s, Co. “D”_Mustered 25th Sept’r,…

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George W. Jones
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Amos B. Jones,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 17 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He…

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George W. McElwain
Born in Ware Village, Md. Son of William McElwain_By occupation a Manufacturer_Married_At the age of 25, ion 15, Octo., 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 24th Reg. Infantry, Mass. Vol’s, Company “K”. Mustered into the U.S.…

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George W. Thompson

Born in Chicopee, Mass.___Son of Ezra Thompson,___by occupation a Manufacturer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted for three years.

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A girl scout troop is standing in a two-by-two formation on the walkway of a public school. Preparing to march with their captain in the parade on Memorial Day, they are dressed in their scout uniforms and campaign hats. This was a type of hat worn…

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A group of young women lead the procession to the dedication of the World War I monument at the Montcalm School in Chicopee. They are carrying an oversized, unfurled American flag.

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street,

468 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Gordon Thomas H., shoe-maker, house and shop 109 Front street
Gordon Warren, emp Dwight Manufacturing Co., house 58 Front street Gotier Frank, emp Dwight…

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An empty grandstand on Memorial Day, 1921, decorated in red, white and blue bunting. In the background, spectators are awaiting the dignitaries who will preside at the ceremonies on this day.

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H Smith Newell
Born in Pelham, Mass.___ Son of Lemuel H. Newell,___ by occupation a Clerk.___ Unmarried, __ at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vols. Company G. ___
Mustered into service in September,…

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Business block at 695 Grattan Street in the Aldenville section of Chicopee. Two men are standing in front of the Aldenville Cash Market; on the left is J. A. Lamothe Druggist.

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Harris L. Sherman
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Axel Sherman,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
The…

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Young spectators are walking alongside a uniformed brass band which is leading a Memorial Day parade near Market Square in Chicopee center. Directly behind, the rest of the parade is making its way from the Square.

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street,

470 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Heath Edward J., clerk, rooms Mrs. Heath, Center street
Heath E. G., overseer Dwight Manufacturing Co., house Chestnut street
Heath Mrs. Sarah M., house Center…

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Herman A. Cone.

Born in Colchester, Vt.___Son of Randall Cone,___by occupation a Farmer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 4th. Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols.___Mustered into service in May, 1861.__
May 23, 1861,…

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Henry Dickinson
Born in Patterson, N.J._Son of Isaac Dickinson_by occupation a Painter_Married_At the age of 29 years on 12th March, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Company “D”.
This company, except for…

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Henry E. Ladd
Born in Tolland, Conn._Son of Eliab Ladd,_by occupation a Pedlar,_Married,_at the age of 36 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge, Mass. till…

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Henry H. Blanchard
Born in Monson, Mass._Son of Hiram Blanchard,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Henry H. Hinkley
Born in Belchertown, Mass._Son of Mark Hinkley,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 22 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._ Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At…

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Henry J. Pulsipher

Born in Essex County, N.Y. ___ son of Josiah R. Pulsipher, ___ by occupation a Mason, ___ Married, ___ at the age of 24 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. ___ Company G.
Mustered in to…

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Henry L. Searle
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Rufus C. Searle,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols, Company D._Mustered into service September 25th…

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Henry M. Dickenson
Born in Canton, Conn._Son of Eli Dickinson,_by occupation a Blacksmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 30 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Henry McElwain
Born in Lowell, Mass. Son of William McElwain. By occupation a Weaver. Single. At the age of 20, on 5 Octo., 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 24th Reg. Infantry, Mass. Vol’s, Company “K”. Mustered into the U.S. Service 9…

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Henry Nelligan
Born in Canada,_Son of Michael Nelligan._by occupation a Hostler._Unmarried._at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B.
He served with the company in all duties and movements…

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Henry S. Adams.

Born in Lowell, Mass.___Son of Sylvanus Adams,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company F. Mustered into service June 21st., 1861.

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Hiram C. McIntire
Born in Stafford, Vt._Son of Edmund McIntire,_by occupation a Painter,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He was…

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Holcomb E. V. B., insurance agent, house High street
Holland Daniel, emp J. Stevens & Co., bds corner Springfield and Cochran sts
Holmes George M., laborer, house Front street, corner Bridge street
Hopkins James M., emp Chicopee Manufacturing Co.,…

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Homer Richardson
Born in Athol, Mass._Son of Lysander Richardson,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Married,_at the age of 25 was drafted at Springfield, Mass._July 17, 1863, for three years service, and accepted by the examining surgeon.
On account of…

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Typed letter to Representative S.W. McCall saying that Tracy's daughter does not qualify for payment

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Typed letter to Commissioner of Pensions James L. Davenport requesting payment to Tracy's daughter after his death

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Horace H. Acres

Was a member of 27th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry ___ was captured in battle and died in prison in Andersonville.

Note. The death of Cook’s wife and ignorance as to the location of those who might further complete the…

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Horace H. Knapp.

Born in Lowell, Mass.___Son of Daniel Knapp,___by occupation a Manufacturer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted for three years inthe 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Company F.___Mustered into service June 21st.,…

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Horatio P. Chapin
Born in Albany, N.Y._Son of Sidney Chapin_Machinist at date of enlistment_Married_At the age of 30, on the 23d March, 1865, enlisted for one year in the 40th Reg. New Jersey Vol’s_Was mustered into the service as Private March…

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Howard O. Fiske
Born in Dover, N.H._Son of Moses fiske,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 27 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge, Mass. till…

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Street view of homes on Howard Street located between Springfield and School Streets.

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A. M. MOORE, Exchange Street, opp. Miller Street,

472 CHICOPEE DIRECTORY.

Hutchins George, emp W. C. Wedge & Co., house School street Hutchinson John, emp Ames Manufacturing Co., house Grant street Hyarn William, emp Dwight Manufacturing…

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A front view of the plaque placed on the pedestal of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument. A metallic eagle is perched on the plaque which bears the following inscription: "Chicopee erects this monument in grateful memory of all her sons who served on…

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Two workers from the shipping department of the Fisk Tire Company inspect tires before they are put into the warehouse storage area. On the right, their supervisor is inspecting a stack of finished tires ready for storage. In the 1920s, this…

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Document filed in Philadelphia describing wound that resulted in disability

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Invitation to unveiling of Congressional Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

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J. Albert Winn.

Born in Chicopee, Mass.___Son of Abiel Winn,___by occupation a Gunsmith,___Unmarried,___at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company I.___Mustered into service June 21st' 1861.

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J. William Belcher
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of John W. Belcher,_by occupation a Moulder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 24 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D. Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Jacob Ungerer
Born at West Point, N.Y._Son of Jaboc Ungerer_By occupation a Machiniest_Married_At the age of 33, on 12 July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered 7 September and assigned to Co.…

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James A. Kenyon
Born in Ghent, N.Y._Son of James C. Kenyon,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 32 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
March…

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James A. Mulligan
It should be stated of this soldier that his real name was John Powell. The reason for his alias is to be found in his military experience.
Born in Halifax, N.S._Son of George Powell,_by occupation a Pedler,_Unmarried,_was 29…

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James A. Taylor
Born in Granby, Mass._Son of Milo A. Taylor,_by occupation a Student,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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James Boland
Born in Ireland,_Son of James Bolan,_by occupation a Laborer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 25, February 1, 1862, enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company “E”._Mustered March 3, 1862 at {faland} Head…

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James Curran
Born in Ireland_Son of {???} Corran_By occupation a Laborer_Married_At the age of 24 years, on 8th June, 1863, enlisted for 3 years in the 3d Reg. Massachusetts Heavy Artillery_Mustered June 12, 1863._Rank Private with no subsequent…

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James Deady
Born in Kerry, Ireland,_Son of {Jas} Deadym_By occupation a Laborer,_Married_ at the age of 24 years on 20 Aug. 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Reg. Massachusetts Infantry Vols._Mustered in Same day_Rank Private with no subsequent…

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James F. McCann
Born in Ireland._Son of James McCann._by occupation a Shoemaker_Married,_at the age of 39 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge, Mass. until…

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James F. McElwin
Born in Palmer, Mass._Son of William McElwin_By occupation a Machinist_Single_At the age of 16 on the 25 March 1865, enlisted for one year in the 62d Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s, Company “C”. Mustered into service about 30…

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James G. Smith
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of James M. Smith,_by occupation a Civil Engineer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 27 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
October 30, 1862 he was commissioned by Governor Andrew…

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James H. Belcher
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Benjamin B. Belcher,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service on the 25th of September,…

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James H. Nickerson
Born in Chiocopee Falls_Son of Henry N. Nickerson_By occupation a Brass Finisher_At the age of 24 on 30 Dec’r, 1861, he enlisted for the regiment of Cavalry then forming for service on the frontier, at Readville, Mass., called…

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James H. Belcher
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Benjamin B. Belcher,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service on the 25th of September,…

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James J. Croshier
Born in Troy, N.Y._Son of George J. Croshier,_by occupation a Painter,_Married,_at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company K.
Mustered into service February 11, 1862
He…

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Alderman James J. Jennings stands talking to unidentified man outside Dr. Fred B. Grady's Dentist office.

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James L. Carson
Born in Buckingham, Canada._Son of James Carson_by occupation a Gunsmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols._
Mustered into service August 11, 1862._In camp at Cambridge,…

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James Lyons
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of James Lyons,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry. Mass. Vols._Company {G}.
Mustered into service December 16,1861._

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James Manning
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Manning,_by occupation a Laborer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service October 15, 1862.
He participated in…

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James Mansfield
Born in Ireland,___ Son of Daniel Boland,___ by occupation a Laborer,___ Unmarried,___ at the age of 19 years, on Nov. 20, 1863, enlisted for three years in the Regiment of Infantry Mass. Vols.___ Mustered in 22 Nov, 1863, at Long…

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James McCann
Born at Sea,_Son of James McCann,_by occupation a Card Winder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 22 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
When the regiment…

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James McGinley
Born in England,_Son of William McGinley,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for three years in the 5th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company D._
Enlisted Sept. 20, 1861, and was sent to the regimental…

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James Nelligan
Born in Ireland_Son of {Jau} Nelligan_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 19, on 7 Octo, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 28th Reg. Massachusetts Infantry Vol’s_Mustered 13 {Dcr} 1861_Assigned to Company “H”_Rank…

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James O Cole.
Born in Braintree, Vt.__ Son of Asa B. Cole,__ by occupation a Machinist,___ Unmarried,___ at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. __ Company D.
Mustered into service in September,…

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James Stewart
Born on Prince Edward’s Island,_Son of James Stewart,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass.Vols._Company E.
Mustered into service in September,…

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James Sullivan
Born in Chicopee. Son of {Unknown}. By occupation a Hostler. At the age of 20 enlisted on 17 Feb’y, 1864, for 3 years, in the 25th Reg. N.Y. Cavalry Vol’s, Company “D”._Mustered into the service on March 14, 1864. Rank…

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James Sullivan
Born in Ireland,_Son of,_by occupation a Hostler,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 25th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company C.
Mustered into service January 15, 1864 at New York City.
The regiment…

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James Sullivan
Born in Boston, Mas._Son of John Sullivan_By occupation a Laborer_Single_at the age of 18 years, on 2nd {Mar} 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry, and was assigned to Company “E”_Mustered on…

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James W. Armitage
Born in Newburyport, Mass._Son of George Armitage,_by occupation a Silversmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 30 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 11, 1862._In camp at…

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James W. Delaney
Born in Southampton, Mass._Son of William Delaney,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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James W. Stackpole
Born in Dover, N.H._Son of Joseph Stackpole,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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James Welch
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Welch,_by occupation a Laborer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 5th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company D.
Enlisted September 20, 1861 and was sent to the regimental…

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Jarvis P. Kelly
Born in Berne, N.Y._Son of Jarvis Kelly_by occupation a Machinist,_Married_at the age of 29 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
July 24th 1862, he was elected Captain of the company raised in…

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Jeremiah J. Sullivan

Born in Scotland___Son of Dennis Sullivan___By occupation a Factory Operator___Married___At the age of 30 years, enlisted for 3 years in the 28th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry, Company "E".___Rank successively, Private,…

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Jeremiah Sullivan
Born in Ireland_Son of Patrick Sullivan_By occupation a Tanner_Single_At the age of 21 years on Jan’y 26, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 12th Reg. Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Mustered same date and assigned to Company…

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Jerome H. Fiske
Born in Dover, N.H._Son of Moses Fiske,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
The only active…

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Joel H. Hendrick.

Born in West Suffield, Conn.___Son of Jabez Hendrick,___by occupation a Machinist,___Unmarried,___at the age of 24 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols.__Comapny F.__
Mustered into service June…

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John A. Finnegan
Born in Ireland,_Son of Thomas Finnegan,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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John A. Gibbons
Born in Chicopee. Son of John Gibbons. By occupation a Student. Single. At the age of 19, on Feb. 20, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in 25th N.Y. Cavalry Vol’s. Co. “D”. Mustered into the service Feb. 20, 1864. Rank…

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John A. Snow
Born in Rutland, Mass._Son of Seth Snow_By occupation a Watchman_Married_At the age of 33 years, about July 1, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry, Company “A”_Rank Private with no subsequent…

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John B. Goff.

Born in Palmer, Mass.___Son of Lucius W. Goff,___by occupation a Machinist,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___Mustered into service June 21,…

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John B. Potter
Born in Canaan, Conn._Son fo Truman Potter,_by occupation a Blacksmith,_Married,_at the age of 36 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infatry, Mass. Vols. Comopany D.
_Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
While…

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John C. Adams.

Born in Lowell, Mass.___Son of Sylvanus Adams,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Company F. Mustered into service June 21st. 1861.

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John C. Shay
Born in Ireland,_Son of Morris Shay,_by occupation a Blacksmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.