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Records of Bath veterans’ home available online

The genealogy database recently added records for the Bath National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. This collection has indexes and registers for Bath as well as a death index for the years 1879-1903. This was a home, funded by Congress, for soldiers and sailors

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New York man researches Long Island Civil War veterans

Huntingon (Suffolk County) resident Robert Farrell was recently featured in a “Newsday” cover story – “Civil War Roll Call” –  for his work on researching New York Civil War soliders and sailors. Farrell has spent 20 years trying to locate every Civil War solider and

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Warwick ‘forgotten patriots’ to be added to plaque

A plaque, honoring 135 “forgotten patriots” of the town of Warwick who served in General John Hathorn’s regiment during the Revolutionary War, will be dedicated at Warwick Town Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m.  In 2006, a plaque was installed by the Heritage

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Revolutionary War soldiers to be remembered

The Middletown Hillside Cemetery Board, located in Orange County, will be holding a memorial service for five recently discovered Revolutionary War soldier, today, Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1 pm at the Hillside Cemetery in Middletown. The soldiers were originally buried in the First Congregational Church

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Historical society seeks information on Civil War regiment

The Wayne County Historical Society is seeking information on those who served in the 111th New York Infantry during the Civil War. The 111th was mustered into service on Aug. 20, 1862 and helped defend Harper’s Ferry. The regiment also fought at Gettysburg losing 70%

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