Question of Money – Brother George to Alfred

During the Gold Rush, many prospectors passed through Sonoma on their way to the Trinity and Shasta mines. In 1849, when General Persifor Smith headquartered the U.S. Army of the Pacific in Sonoma, he brought with him officers who frequented the hotel. Many later fought in the Civil War. Both William Tecumseh Sherman and Joseph […]

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Lock of Lincoln’s Hair Is Found

Table of Contents HERALD TRIBUNE, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13th 1934 New York Woman is Surprised at Discovery of Historic Relic Hidden for Almost Seventy Years in Family Heirloom A lock of Lincoln’s Hair Is Found By Chance in an Old Jewel Box A lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair which had lain hidden and forgotten for almost […]

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LAURA WOLCOTT GIBBS Flag Donation

Snapshot of the article documenting the Dragoons giving the Battle Flag to Laura Wolcott Gibbs, the mother of Alfred Gibbs. The image will link to the original article that I have taken this from. You will find the article on PDF page 8. The image will link to the original document – NEW YORK HISTORICAL […]

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