Monthly Archives: June 2010

Battle of Davis’ Mills, Mississippi, December 21, 1862

My great-great-grandfather James Barton was much given to writing verse.  Here is the only piece I have, from a copy of a newspaper clipping my mother kept.  (Composed by J. Barton, Co. I, 25th Indiana.)   Come, all ye true-born Union … Continue reading

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Smetzer Sisters

  Harriett, Barbara, Christena, Olive, May & Lydia Smetzer Christena (Smetzer) Clayton, baby, May Smetzer and Lydia (Smetzer) Bowers  On the left are Michael and Christina (Smeltzer) Smetzer’s five daughters.  When a Smetzer marries a Smeltzer I guess you could expect … Continue reading

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