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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Ray W. Beadle of Manchester NH (1897-1919)

  Ray Wellington Beadle was born on 26 March 1897 in Manchester, New Hampshire, son of Charles S. & Abbie A. (Oslington) Beadle. When he filled out his War Registration form on 5 June 1917, he was living at 282 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private William B. Southmayd of Campton NH (1894-1918)

William Baker Southmayd was born 20 July 1894 in Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, the son of Merrill Clark & Augusta A. (Moulton) Southmayd. He had siblings, Leon and Joseph. On the same day that he filled out his World … Continue reading

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Military of New Hampshire: The PENACOOK BRIGADE in World War 1

Sometimes all it takes is a single picture to grab your attention and incite you to historical research. A photograph owned by Ruth Speed recently instigated that  reaction when it appeared on the “Penacook NH Yesterday & Today” FaceBook site. … Continue reading

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Grand-daughter of a New Hampshire Patriot: Hudson’s Dorcas (Wilson) Clement (1798-1865)

This tin-type photograph of Dorcas (Wilson) Clement is old and well worn. Descendants surely kept it as a treasured item until recently. Like many family heirlooms these days, it ended up on eBay, where I purchased it and decided to … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient: Lieut. Colonel John F. Coughlin (1837-1912)

Lieut. Colonel General John F. Coughlin was not native to New Hampshire, but he helped to organize, and then served with Manchester’s Irish Regiment, 10th New Hampshire Infantry entering the service at Manchester, New Hampshire 5 September 1862.   His … Continue reading

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