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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Tobias  SALISBURY

  (b. 1813, New York, USA   d. 27 July 1888Ballston Spa, New York, USA )  
Age: 76
Summary: Tobias SALISBURY was born 1813 in , New York, USA. Tobias SALISBURY was the child of

He married  Lavina SALISBURY .  Lavina SALISBURY  was born 1823 .  She died 17 November 1848 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton) . 

He married  (2) Amanda D. CURTIS aft 1848 .  Amanda D. CURTIS  was born 1830 .  She died 26 January 1869 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton) . 

Tobias SALISBURY died 27 July 1888 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA .
Notes:
Born in Albany County, New York

name: Tobias Salisbury
rank: [BLANK]
company: F
regiment: 13
state: New York
arm of service: Heavy Artillery
date of filing:
state/ arm of service:
company/ regiment:
publication title: Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900
nara publication number: T289
publisher: National Archives and Records Administration
collection title: Civil War Pensions


Enlisted in Civil War at Milton, Saratoga, New York
Possible brother also enlisted on same day
Horace Salisbury, enl. Dec. 28, 1863, 13th H. Art., Co. F.
Tobias Salisbury, enl. Dec. 28, 1863, 13th H. Art., Co. F.

HISTORY OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK.
by NATHANIEL BARTLETT SYLVESTER
1878


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World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


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News 1819 - Court-house and jail erected in Ballston Spa
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News 1822 - (Ballston Spa) - In 1822 the officers of the first Fire Engine Company, No. 1, were appointed by the board: Andrew Watrous, captain; Rowland A. Wright, assistant captain; Stephen B. Noble, secretary; Lyman S. Ballard, steward.
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1878
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www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

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name: Tobias Salsbury
residence: Milton, Saratoga, New York
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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.

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USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
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News 1869 - To do the thing properly in New York at a wedding, the bride must have eight bridesmaids, and a hundred-dollar poodle beside the one she marries.

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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


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

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Death
27 July 1888
Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

Died in Milton, Saratoga, New York

Tobias is buried at:
West Milton Cemetery, Milton, Saratoga, New York
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