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charles shreeve died at Kennesaw Mountain

Charles Shreeve (1841-1864)

Born in Flegg, Norfolk, England Charles Shreeve traveled with his family, first to Canada and then to Illinois. He died fighting in the American Civil War at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. Birth and immigration According...

First Court House In Van Wert County Ohio where counties first murder trial was held

Burright’s Role In 1840 Murder Trial

We know where Orrin Burright and his brother Ashbell [Asabel] were in 1840. According to ‘The History of Van Wert County’ they were members of the Indicting Jury, in the first murder trial in...