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History of Cambria County, V.2

CONTENTS


CHAPTER I.
 
The War of 1812 -- Mexican War -- Spanish-American War
 
CHAPTER II.
 
Johnstown -- Its patriotism in the field and at home during the Civil war -- How the news of the bombardment of Fort Sumter was received -- Three companies sent to the front within seventy-two hours -- The collection of the funds by the people and the borough -- The Bloody Run campaign -- The town fortified at Ben's creek -- How the calls for troops by Lincoln and Curtin were answered -- The drafts and what Johnstown did -- The fall of Richmond -- Death of Lincoln -- The soldiers' royal welcome home
 
CHAPTER III.
 
The Common Schools
 
CHAPTER IV.
 
Art, Literature and Music
 
CHAPTER V.
 
The Johnstown Fire Department and Disastrous Fires
 
CHAPTER VI.
 
The Lorain Steel Company
 
CHAPTER VII.
 
Some of the Distinguished Cambrians
 
CHAPTER VIII.
 
The Centennial Celebration


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