History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

        JAMES H. OSGOOD. — Was clerk for Thompson & Co.'s Express at Springfield, Mass., afterwards was agent for the company at Worcester, Mass., from 1857 to 1863. He now resides in New York city.

        ELISHA BLISS, JR., Hartford, Conn. — Was in the dry goods trade in this city and New York; president of the American Publishing Co., Hartford, Conn. He died Sept. 28, 1880, aged 59.

        HORATIO STEBBINS. — A graduate of Harvard College in 1848; Cambridge Theological School in 1851; an eminent Unitarian divine. Was pastor at Fitchburg, Mass., then at Portland, Maine, now at San Francisco, Cal.

        JOHN COLTON. — Was with E. W. Clark & Co., bankers, Philadelphia, Pa., for many years. He died at Holyoke, Mass., Feb. 21, 1875, aged 54.

        GEORGE F. TANNATT. — Went to California in 1849, sailing from Boston on the ship "Capitol." On his return settled in Bloomington, Ill. At the outbreak of the Rebellion he enlisted as first lieutenant, in the 1st Illinois Cavalry, was captain on the staff of General Prince at the battle of Cedar Mountain, Va., where he fell Aug. 9, 1862. He was taken to Alexandria, Va., where he died of his wounds Aug. 15, 1862, in the 38th year of his age. James Harding, who was on the staff of General Sterling Price of the rebel army, saw Captain Tannatt when taken prisoner in one of the battles in Missouri, and assisted him to pass through into the Union lines. He told Harding, they both meeting pleasantly, that he much preferred to see him in a different suit from the one he had on.

        GEORGE L. FROST, Dodgeville, Wisconsin. — Graduated from Yale College in 1850 and Harvard Law School in 1852; an able lawyer; school superintendent of the City of Mineral Point, Wis., two years; circuit court commissioner of Iowa county, Wis., eighteen ears; state senator two years; editor of Mineral Point Democrat three years. He died at Madison, Wis., Feb. 15, 1879, in his 49th year.

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