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  • Larry Lozon
    re: Message From: Raymond Hobbs Fitzgibbon, who could read ... joined ... - acting sergeant at 19, ... commissioned ,,, adjutant in
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      From: Raymond Hobbs <ray.hobbs@...>

      Fitzgibbon, who could read ... joined ...
      - acting sergeant at 19, ... commissioned ,,,
      adjutant in the 49th.
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      While snoopin' in Chapters Book Store yesterday,
      in the Bargain Book Section ..... they have

      " A VETERAN OF 1812 " ' The Life Of James FitzGibbon '

      for $12.99 Canadian (that is bout' $1.50 American :^)

      This edition first published in 1894.
      ISBN 1-55267-137-2 Prospero Books

      For the guys in the Regts. :

      "... during the summer and autumn campaigns of 1813-1814 ..."

      ".... Speaking of the 41st on July 14th, General De Rottenburg
      says, " That regiment is in rags and without shoes "

      "... most of the 49th are literally naked " writes James J. Fulton, A.D.C.
      to George Provost on June 18th "

      great deal, lots a' info ...........




























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