Discover Your Ancestors in Newspapers 1690-Today!
Last Name
Clinton Courier (NY)
Clinton Courier (NY)
Contributed by klstacy_home

Description: Asst. Engineer Charles G. Talcott Kills Self;
To Publish War Records

Date: July 31 1889

Newspaper published in: Clinton, NY


Page/Column: Page ?, Columns 1 & 4

================ Page ?, Column 1 =================
The News Itself, Clipped, Culled, Condensed and
Presented Without Padding or Flowers and with a Special
Concern for the Convenience of an Every Busy Public.
Assistant Engineer Charles G. Talcott, U. S. N., shot and killed himself on the cruiser Atlanta because a medical board refused to relieve him from duty on account of ill health.

================ Page ?, Column 4 =================
To Publish War Records
WASHINGTON, July 29.Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley of this city has been appointed to the position of civilian expert member of the board on the publication of the rebellion records. The board as now constituted consists of Maj. George R. Davis of the army and Messrs. Lucien Perry and J. W. Kirkley. The salary of the civilian experts has been fixed by the secretary of war at $3,500 per annum. The selection of Mr. Kirkley for the position is a most excellent one, as he is thoroughly familiar with the work and is a careful and painstaking official. He has been employed in the adjutant generals office for a number of years.


  • 0/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

0/5 based on 0 votes. The median rating is 0.
Show Individual Votes

Submitted: 04/30/15

Tags: (Please limit tags to surnames found within the article above) , , ,

Views: 206 views. Averaging 0 views per day.
In the most recent 30 day period, there've been 0 views.

Previous Article | Next Article

Items (articles, comments, etc.) placed on the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists remain the property of the contributor. By submitting any item to this site, the contributor has granted permission to the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists to permanently display and archive the item(s) online for free access to the site visitor.