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Litchfield (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kirby family collection

00-2010-193-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-193-0
Scope and Contents

A newspaper obituary of Col. Edmund Kirby (1794-1849), who enlisted in the army at the age of 18 and fought in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk, Creek and Seminole Wars and the Mexican War. He was chief of the Pay Department during the Mexican War and died as a result of deteriorating health during the war. A manuscript, "A chronicle of the Marvin-Kirby house from an address read by Miss Wells at Litchfield, Conn., 21 Aug 1879."

Dates: Created: 1849-1879