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A Wounded Survivor of the War of 1812: Nottingham New Hampshire’s Colonel Joseph Cilley (1791-1887)

There were several men by the name of Joseph Cilley in the early annals of New Hampshire’s military history.  To clarify–“The elder son [of Greenleaf Cilley] was known as Colonel Joseph Cilley, his grandfather was General Joseph Cilley, and his … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: A Good Place To Die

Some very famous people have died while visiting New Hampshire

at least they had a scenic view…. Continue reading

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Exeter New Hampshire, African American Poet, James Monroe Whitfield (1822-1871)

James Monroe Whitfield was born 10 April 1822 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Little is known about his family and … Continue reading

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