Tag Archives: Civil

Concord New Hampshire’s Connection to Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

Much has been written about Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, his death, and the ensuing search for his killers.  That horrible event happened 150 years ago today [April 14, 2015], with Lincoln dying at 7:22 a.m. the next morning. It was a … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Military Squares and other Memorials

Whether you walk, or drive through Manchester New Hampshire’s neighborhoods, it is impossible to not become aware of the many statues, markers and commemoratives (such as named parks or buildings) dedicated to its military heroes. With Memorial Day (May 26, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Missing Holiday: Fast Day

Back in 1991 the New Hampshire Legislature abolished a New Hampshire holiday that had been celebrated for 310 years

In … Continue reading

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North Barnstead New Hampshire’s Harriet P. Dame: the "Florence Nightingale" of The Civil War (1815-1900)

Harriet Patience Dame

daughter of James Chadbourne and Phebe (Ayers) Dame, was born at North Barnstead, New Hampshire on 5 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Genealogy: The Legend of the Irish Drummer Boy

How many of us have stories passed down from our parents or grandparents that are partly based in truth, but … Continue reading

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