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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Peterborough

When the United States entered the World War in April of 1917, the citizens of Peterborough rallied to service.  Over 100 men joined or rejoined the armed service branches in some capacity. By the time the war ended, four gold … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Pittsfield

In August of 1919 the town of Pittsfield New Hampshire held its (then) grandest Old Home Day celebration. The young men and women of the town who had served in the military and other service capacities were recently home from … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Charlestown

In front of the Silsby Pubic Library in Charlestown, New Hampshire sits a memorial to both the Civil War and World War I.  The Civil War monument was placed earlier, unveiled on 6 October 1911. At that time there was … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Wagoner Ray Elhanan Cooper of Sunapee

Ray Elhanan Cooper was born 30 November 1895 in the small town of Sunapee NH, son of Henry Remington & Fannie Day (Young) Cooper. The 1900 U.S. Census shows him living with his parents in Sunapee with siblings Eva M. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Lisbon

In 1910 the town of Lisbon in Grafton County New Hampshire had a population of 2,460 people. Following World War I, and similar to other small New Hampshire towns, in 1920 that census would drop to 2,288 (-7%).  The number … Continue reading

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