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Hornby and Freiberg "Horatio Loomis Wait Will be Buried Today"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08284.002 Author/Creator: Hornby and Freiberg Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 1916 Pagination:

Summary of Content: One newspaper clipping dated 1916 entitled, "Horatio Loomis Wait Will be Buried Today." Item consists of his obituary, listing his accomplishments in the Navy as well as the dean of the Chicago Law School.

People: Wait, Horatio Loomis, 1836-1916

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesNavyFunerals

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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