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    • Civil War Record of Eli H. Evans

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Eli Evans was a Lieutenant and Adjutant in the 56th Regiment. He was born in Newburgh NY. His father was Cornbury Evans. Prior to enlistment he was a student and then a lawyer and was a Justice of the Peace. He resided in Newburgh at the time...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Rows of tents on grounds of DeWint House in Tappan, NY

    • Military camps;
    • This was a reenactment of the 1783 meeting formalizing Britain's recognition of the new American government. Rows of white canvas tents were set up on the grounds of the DeWint House in Tappan where members of historical regiments explained their...
    • Unit 07-Stories from Childhood

    • Ethnic groups; Prejudice; Ethnic neighborhoods; Education;
    • He tells of how, when he was a child, he brought a small garder snake to school in an envelope as a practical joke. He also explains how a certain type of cheese that he would bring to school for lunch contained tiny worms; and some of his fellow...

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