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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Eli D.  THOMPSON

  (b. May 6th 1825Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. January 15th 1899Oxford, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 73
Cause of Death: Cystitis
Summary: Eli D. THOMPSON was born May 6th 1825 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA . Eli D. THOMPSON was the child of Laban C. THOMPSON and Jerusha GOULD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph THOMPSON and Lois WHEELOCK

He married  Marie BRYANT 27 July 1856 in Douglas, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie BRYANT  was born 1832 in Sutton, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 13 February 1867 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge) . 

Eli D. THOMPSON died January 15th 1899 in Oxford, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Shoe Maker, Carpenter

Served in the Civil War. 25th Mass Infantry, Co H. Enlisted Feb 1864. He served in numerous battles. He served and was wounded in the legs and hand at The Battle of Cold Harbor. He stayed a Private during the whole war, he discharged May 27th 1865.

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Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1770: Boston Massacre: British troops fire into a mob, killing five men and leading to intense public protests.

Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge) - Main Street (1907)
Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)
Main Street (1907)
Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge) - R. R. Station (1918)
Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)
R. R. Station (1918)
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Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA - Carbuncle Pond, Oxford, Mass.
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
Carbuncle Pond, Oxford, Mass.
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA - Clara Barton Camp. North Oxford, Mass.
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
Clara Barton Camp. North Oxford, Mass.
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station and Tracks, Oxford, Mass.
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
Railroad Station and Tracks, Oxford, Mass.

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Eli D. THOMPSON married flag Marie BRYANT-- Date: 27 July 1856 Place: Douglas, Massachusetts, USA 

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: Eli Thompson
groom's birth date: 1825
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 31
bride's name: Maria Bryant
bride's birth date: 1832
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 24
marriage date: 27 Jul 1856
marriage place: Douglas, Massachusetts
groom's father's name: Laban
groom's mother's name: Jerusha
bride's father's name: Martin
bride's mother's name: Diana
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indexing project (batch) number: M01422-2
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 1433015
reference number: 178

flag Frank E. THOMPSON (b.24 January 1863, Oxford, Massachusetts, USA  d. October 31 1935, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA )

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USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre. - January 2, 1839

News 1840 (Oxford) - Norwich and Worcester Railroad began operations with a station at Texas Depot oxford_history.aspx -

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
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USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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1856 Marriage / Partner
Eli D. THOMPSON and Marie BRYANT 27 July 1856, Douglas, Massachusetts, USA (East Douglas)
USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

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USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...

1863 Birth of Child
Frank E. THOMPSON was born 24 January 1863, Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union). - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...

1867 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie BRYANT died 13 February 1867, Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)
USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
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News 1873 - Town Hall relocated from the North Common to Oxford Center oxford_history.aspx -

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

News 1887 - (Oxford) - 50 post and lanterns were set for streetlights oxford_history.aspx -

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
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USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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January 15th 1899
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA

Eli is buried at: North Cemetery Oxford Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
E.D Thompson Co H 25th Mass Infantry
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