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US Civil War Soldiers flag  James W  SALISBURY

  (b. November 1825, New York, USA   d. January 1904Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA )  
Summary: James W SALISBURY was born November 1825 in , New York, USA. James W SALISBURY was the child of

He married  Lydia MOON .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Lydia MOON  was born 1827 in , New York, USA .  She died 2 September 1898 in Hudson, Michigan, USA . 

James W SALISBURY died January 1904 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.

Occupation: butcher

Salisbury, James W.

REGIMENT NAME:5th Regiment, Michigan Infantry
FILM NUMBER:M545 roll 36
NOTES: See also 1 U.S.S.S.
PLAQUE NUMBER civilwar/ search-soldiers-detail.htm? soldier_id=b8a160cc-dc7a-df11-bf36-b8ac6f5d926a

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - A Good Cheap Desk
The Fred Macey Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
City Hall, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - Lower Monroe Avenue, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Lower Monroe Avenue, Grand Rapids, Mich.

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James W SALISBURY married flag Lydia MOON-- Place: 

flag Loe SALISBURY (b.9 September 1868, Hudson, Michigan, USA  d. 26 September 1868, Hudson, Michigan, USA)

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James W SALISBURY - Name:	James W Salisbury
Residence:	Hudson, Michigan
Age at Enlistment:	36
Enlistment Date:	31 Aug
Name: James W Salisbury
Residence: Hudson,...
James W SALISBURY - Name:	James W Salisbury
Enlistment Year:	1862
Enlistment Location:	Hudson, Michigan
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Name: James W Salisbury
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November 1825
, New York, USA

News 1831 - New York's first railroad opened webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

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
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...

USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

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

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...

News 1845 - Women gain the right to file patents in New York.

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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...

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...

News 1848 - Married Woman’s Property Act is passed in New York.
For the first time, a woman wasn’t automatically liable for her husband’s debts; she could enter...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. - February 2, 1848

1850 Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan
Name: James W Salsbury
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: Hudson, Lenawee,...

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...

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...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...

Name: James Sailsbury
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Springport Township,...

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

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.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...

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Name: James W Salisbury
Residence: Hudson, Michigan
Age at Enlistment: 36
Enlistment Date: 31...

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 1st Regiment United States Sharpshooters
Name: James W Salisbury
Enlistment Year: 1862
Enlistment Location: Hudson, Michigan
Muster...

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...

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...

Salisbury, James W.
Mustered out May 31, 1865

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...

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"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...

News 1868 - A "brilliant and lovely" young married woman in New York, aged twenty-five, now sports her fourth husband, having sough relief through the divorce courts from conjugal unpleasantnesses three times since her first marriage, in 1860.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - April 18, 1868

1868 Birth of Child
Loe SALISBURY was born 9 September 1868, Hudson, Michigan, USA
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.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - October 30, 1869

1870 Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan
Name: James Salsbury
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 43y
Race:...

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

News 1870 - A young man in New York bet that he could drink six glasses of ice water. He did, and he died.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 16, 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.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
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:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

News 1876 - September 19 - 1st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Mich) -

1880 Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan
Name: James Salisbury
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Hudson, Lenawee,...

News 1880 - July 23 - 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich -

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

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

News 1884 - August 5 – The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor. - August 5, 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.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

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

News 1888 - April 3 – The Brighton Beach Hotel in Coney Island is moved 520 feet using six steam locomotives by civil engineer B. C. Miller to save it from ocean storms. - April 3, 1888

News 1888 - June 26 - Residents of New York suffered through a record heat wave.
Daily average temperatures were above 80 degrees for fourteen straight days. The heat wave was a...Read MORE...

Name: James W Salisbury
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Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1890
Event Place: ,...

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.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. ...Read MORE...

USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

News 1896 - An Aeronaut Killed
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 29. - Hiram Cole, twenty-six years old, a professional aeronaut, living...Read MORE...

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

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1898 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lydia MOON died 2 September 1898, Hudson, Michigan, USA
USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

Name: James Salesbury
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Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

News 1901 - April 25 – New York State becomes the first to require automobile license plates. - April 25,1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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January 1904
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Salisbury Jas. January 15, 1904 Hudson Post

Remains of Jas. Salisbury were brought to Hudson last Mon. Died at the Soldier's Home at Grand Rapids. He was 78. A bro from Peoria, Ill., attended the funeral.

James is buried at: Maple Grove Cemetery Hudson Lenawee County Michigan, USA
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