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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 48 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 38 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 34 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 28 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 25 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 11 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
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, Thomas, Thomas Blanchard, the emigrant, came from England in 1639, and lived in Braintree, Mass. In February, 1651, he bought of Rev. John Wilson, Jr., pastor of the church in Dorchester, house and a farm of two hundred acres, known now as Wellington, but then belonging to Charlestown. In 1726 it was annexed to Malden and afterwards to Medford. Mr. Blanchard died at Wellington in 1654. The above is not in the history of Medford, but is from the completed records of this branch of the Blanchard family. the English emigrant, two hundred acres of land now known as Wellington. The present family is the seventh generation directly from him, and his descendants are scattered throughout the states. The name originally was Blan-card, from a French colony of weavers in France, blanc meaning white, and card, weavers, who made fine linen. . . . Mr. Aaron Blanchard was sexton of the Orthodox church from soon after his marriage until his death. His method of church ventilation has n
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Women of the Mayflower and Plymouth Colony. (search)
, as he tells of that school in part of present Centre schoolhouse, a teaching staff of three, with occasional music teacher. While Medford's population has increased seven times, the high school teachers are now twenty times and its graduates over thirteen times as many. Then the two steam railroads gave good service to Boston, but there was no public conveyance within and to adjacent towns. South Medford was mainly brickyards and trotting park, East Medford sparsely settled, and Wellington only a farm. A swamp lay beyond Dudley street; the Fellsway unthought of. No telephone then, no electric light or power, no library building, no parkways or Fells reservation. But Medford had then two military companies, two brass bands, a big lumber yard, the old tide-mill, famous rum distillery, town hall,—also a low tax rate. Automobiles, motor boats, movies and radio, heavy taxes—costly luxuries—are of today. Let our Medford readers finish for themselves our contrasts and <