Thursday, February 16, 2017

Maine 17th Regiment of Foot Soldiers

My G.G.Grandfather was in the 17th Regiment in Maine .. Co I
He signed up in Saco, Maine .. I've been researching the various books..
Made copies  From a book I found on a Google Free Books area..
will find the URL  .. "The Campaigns of the Seventeenth Maine"

Below:  Col West commands 439 enlisted men..

166-167 :

------ 168-169:

=== 170-171



==  248-249:

============== 286-287 ..

288 - 289

===== 290-291

=  3 2 1  ===  Company I !!


Trying to find out what happened to the Brand School in Roy, NM that
my ancestor donated.  .. Looking at this pre-Harding County history.
Seeing a lawyer named Melvin Mills from Canada.. a Quaker, who tried to
bring some civility to the desperado land.

Here is the  santafetrailnm link.  with links about the area. ..
Roy is currently in the county of Harding.. but in 1910, that's pre-county time.
This Melvin Mills was the attorney for the Maxwell Land Grant.
 There is a census for the area in 1910, but Brand is not listed on it. Maybe i have the
year off ? or they'd moved in just after the census was taken, and moved away before
the next census was taken. I need to get the dates, if they are available.

On Wiki : Roy has other associated towns/communities. "
CountySeat is Mosquero,  Mills, Sopano, Buyers are the other communities.
Still, that's now and not then, over 100 years ago!
Here's a couple of maps I got off FamilySearch ..   1905 map:

Trying to locate Roy, NM within this part of the Santa FeTrail:   cimarronroute