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150 Years Ago….

April 12, 2011

One hundred and fifty years ago… today….

  • Henry William Lewis, an immigrant from Wales, was on board a ship that was fired upon by the canon batteries at Morris Island, marking the beginning of the Civil War.
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  • Jeremiah D Sheehan prepared to join the war as a private in Company C of 3rd Infantry Regiment New Hampshire (23 Aug 1861).
  • Cyrus Cutler of Bedford, New York, prepared to join the war with Company H, New York 5th Heavy Artillery Regiment (02 Jan 1864).
  • Jonathan J Beattie joined the Civil War was a Seaman with the US Navy.

Congratulations to Samantha Jean Yerks, class valediction for the Port Chester High School class of 2009.  She graduated on Saturday, June 27, 2009.  We are all VERY proud of her!  Here is a short photo/video tribute to her.

On March 13, 1954, a Lewis was born…

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