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 US Civil War Soldiers flag  Albert Alponzo  BENNETT

  (b. 8 November 1837Brattleboro, Vermont, USA   d. 8 October 1863Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA )  
Age: 25
Cause of Death: killed in Civil War at Baxter Springs Massacre

Albert Alponzo BENNETT was born 8 November 1837 in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA . Albert Alponzo BENNETT was the child of Albert BENNETT and Mary E SALISBURY and the grandchild of: (maternal)  James SALISBURY and Mary (Molly) STODDARD

Albert Alponzo BENNETT died 8 October 1863 in Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA.
Occupation: soldier - Third Wisconsin Calvary, U.S. Civil War
Did You Know?America - Did you know? March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

Source: www.infoplease.com
photo (above) from ancestry.com

killed by Quantrill's raiders in Baxter Springs Massacre (see Baxter Springs (above) for more details

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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro) - Bird's-Eye View, North from Mt. Wantastiquet, Brattleboro, Vt.
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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro) - The Mrs. G. W. Hooker residence, Brattleboro, Vt.
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Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Soldier's Monument
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA
Soldier's Monument
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Lowell Dam
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA
Lowell Dam
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Baptist Church
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA
Baptist Church

Events During the Lifetime of Albert Alponzo BENNETT

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Birth
8 November 1837
Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

Invention 1839 - February 24 - Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia

historyorb.com -

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1841 - April 4 - John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.
Elected vice president on the Whig ticket in 1840, Tyler succeeded to the presidency on Harrison's...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1841 - March 4 - William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) becomes 9th President of the United States - dies one month after assuming the office.
Nominated for president in 1835 as a military hero whom the conservative politicians hoped to be...Read MORE...


News 1842 - Inmates Publish Newspaper
The inmates of the Insane Asylum at Brattleboro, Vermont, have commenced the publication of a...Read MORE...


Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)
"The custom of sending Christmas cards was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. He was a...Read MORE...


Invention 1843 - Artificial Freezer Patented
1843: Until September 9, 1843, ice cream was made by the "pot freezer method," but on this day,...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)
"John Gorrie was born in 1803 and spent most of his childhood in South Carolina. After receiving a...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, England)
"THE FIRST elastic bands, made from vulcanised rubber, were patented on March 17, 1845, by Stephen...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1845 - March 4 - James K. Polk (1795-1849) becomes 11th President of the United States
When James K. Polk accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency, he was not very...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.

Flight From Famine
Discovery Channel (www.youtube.com)
www.wikipedia.org - September 9, 1845

News 1846 - First postage stamp used in America was made in Brattleboro in 1846.

www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ vermont.html -

USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

Invention 1849 - The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)
THE SAFETY PIN.
Interesting Story of Its Inventor, Walter Hunt.

Buffalo Commercial.
John R....Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1849 - March 4 - Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) becomes 12th President of the United States. He dies in office after 16 months.
During the revival of the slavery controversy, which was to result in the Compromise of 1850,...Read MORE...


USA 1849 - May 17 – The St. Louis Fire starts when a steamboat catches fire and nearly burns down the entire city.
From the St. Louis Union.
TREMENDOUS CONFLAGRATION!
23 Steamboats Burned!
SEVERAL SQUARES IN...Read MORE...


1850
Name: Albert A Bennett
Age: 12
Birth Year: abt 1838
Birthplace: Vermont
Home in...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1850 - July 9 - Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) becomes 13th President of the United States
As president, Fillmore associated himself with the pro-Southern Whigs, supporting the Compromise of ...Read MORE...


USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


Invention 1853 - Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)
This year is the seventy-fifth anniversary or the potato chip and a resident of Saratoga Springs...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1853 - March 4 - Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) becomes 14th President of the United States
As president, Pierce followed a course of appeasing the South at home and of playing with schemes...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


Invention 1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
Really a Capital Production!
The celebrity of Gayett's Medicated Paper for the water-closet is...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1857 - March 4 - James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.
He was elected president in 1856, defeating John C. Frémont, the Republican candidate, and former...Read MORE...


Invention March 30, 1858: H. L. Lipman, of Philadelphia, patented the first pencil with eraser

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com - March 30, 1858

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.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html -

U.S. Presidents 1861 - March 4 - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) becomes 16th President of the United States.
Lincoln's inaugural address was stirring. He appealed for the preservation of the Union. To retain...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - 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.

www.wikipedia.org - 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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Death
8 October 1863
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

Added: 3/8/2012 11:14:27 AM

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