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

    ABIJAH W. CHAPIN, Deerfield, Mass. — He was postmaster of Springfield, Mass., from September, 1853, to April, 1861.

    RICHARD STEBBINS, Omaha, Neb. — A physician. A graduate of Harvard College in 1846.

    CHESTER HARDING, St. Louis, Mo. — A graduate of Harvard College in 1847. A lawyer. Was at one time judge of the Circuit Court of Missouri. He was colonel of the 25th and the 43d Missouri Volunteers and brevet brigadier-general Union army during the war of the Rebellion. General Harding threw all his influence on the side of the Union. A prominent Missourian said that he had "done as much as any man in the state to keep her in the Union." He died in St. Louis, Mo., in 1875.

    HORACE HARDING, Tuscaloosa, Ala. — A graduate of Harvard College in 1848. A civil engineer. He was a member of the 2oth Alabama regiment, but after eight months' service was detailed on railroad duty. Is now in government employ as engineer on river work in Alabama and Mississippi.

    JAMES HARDING. — Settled in Missouri. Was quarter-master-general of the state at the outbreak of the war. Served through the war as chief quartermaster of General Price's command, and as an ordnance officer at Charleston, S. C., during the siege. He is now a railroad commissioner for Missouri.

    GEORGE KINGSBURY, Sacketts Harbor, N. Y. — Died Oct. 28, 1879, aged 56.

    GEORGE L. FROST, Dodgeville, Wis. — A graduate of Yale College in 1850, and Harvard Law School in 1852; a prominent lawyer. He died Feb. 15, 1879, aged 49.

    JAMES LATHROP, Brooklyn, N. Y. — Civil engineer. Book-keeper in Boston and New York. Confidential clerk to Sidney Dillon in New York. He died in Brooklyn, Sept. 29, 1884.

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