Biographical Sketch of John Randolph McGinness

McGinness, John Randolph; briggen., U. S. A.; born, near Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 17, 1840; son of Francis and Anne (Hartford) McGinness; graduate, U. S. Military Academy, 1863; unmarried; appointed 1st lieut. ordnance, June 11, 1863; took part in Civil War, becoming chief ordnance officer, Dept. of the South, April, 1864, and afterward on various duties; bvtd. …

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Biographical Sketch of James Glenn

James Glenn and his wife, Sarah Grigg, with their two children, James and Nellie, came from Ireland to America, and settled in Virginia. After their settlement there the following children were born Polly, William, Thomas, and Whitehill. Mr. Glenn and his three sons, William, Thomas, and Whitehill, moved to Ohio; the rest of the children …

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Biography of Matthew Gage

Matthew Gage. – Perhaps no part of the United States, or the world, abounds in men of larger mental grasp, more daring enterprise and greater executive ability than does Southern California; men who possess the genius to conceive and the courage to undertake and carry forward to completion gigantic schemes which advance the welfare of …

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