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Deeds of Valor–Spanish-American War Medal of Honor Recipient: Bradford New Hampshire’s Walter Scott West (1872-1943)

He was born Scott Walter West, but used the name Walter Scott West when he enlisted for service in Company C, United States Marine Corp., assigned to the U.S.S. Marblehead (C-11). His native town was Bradford, New Hampshire, though his … Continue reading

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The Transatlantic Cable & New Hampshire

In order to speed up delivery of messages and news between Europe and the United States (normally it took weeks … Continue reading

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U.S. Cable Station, Rye, New Hampshire

The scan of this postcard was graciously provided by Bill Burns who maintains a web site “History of the Atlantic … Continue reading

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