Thursday, July 6, 2006

Online Book - Alumni of Harvard College

Janice Farnsworth has done it again -- transcribed a book of really useful information.

You can find The Necrology of the Alumni of Harvard College, 1851-52 to 1862-63 by Joseph Palmer here.

Her comment is:

This work is priceless. A biography of each and every one. Their achievements, marriages, children and deaths. In particular are those Harvard men who served and died in the Civil War. The author writes of their sacrifice, in some cases their dying words. (in one case, dying words were, "Mother - my mother").

The citation for the book is:

Necrology of the Alumni of Harvard College, 1851-52 To 1862-63, By Joseph Palmer Of The Class Of 1820. Boston: Printed By J. Wilson And Son, 15 Water Street, Boston. 1864.

Be advised that the text file is 1.2 mb, and was added to Janice's web site on 6 July 2006.

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