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Abbott, Alson, 1844-1894



Alson Bailey Abbott was born Andover, Essex County, Mass., November 3, 1844. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1878; president, Canton Bridge Company. While cleaning a shotgun for hunting, it accidentally discharged, killing him, in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., August 27, 1894 (

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Alson Bailey Abbott letter

Identifier: Mss 864425.2
Mss 864425.2
Date(s): 1864-07-25
Scope and Contents

Two-page letter from Alson Bailey Abbot in Andover to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that he has joined the army.

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