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

He was a railway engineer, and resided in Missouri at the outbreak of the Rebellion. He was appointed colonel of the 25th Missouri Vol. Infantry (Union army). He was killed at the battle of Shiloh on the 6th of April, 1862, in the 31st year of his age. Col. Peabody was a brave and gallant soldier. He was greatly beloved, and his loss was deeply felt, both by officers and men under his command.

    JONATHAN DWIGHT, New York City. — A prominent civil engineer.

    GEORGE BLISS, New York City. — Graduated at Harvard College in 1851. The eminent lawyer, firm of Bliss and Schley, counselors.

    FRANK H. PEABODY, Boston, Mass. — Firm of Kidder, Peabody & Co., bankers.

    OLIVER W. PEABODY, Boston, Mass. — Firm of Kidder, Peabody & Co., bankers.

    WILLIAM B. O. PEABODY, Boston, Mass. — Architect.

    MITCHELL AMES. — Was a civil engineer. He went South. At the outbreak of the Rebellion it is said that he entered the Confederate service, and at the battle of Shiloh received a fatal wound. He came home to Springfield, Mass., dying Sept. 6, 1863, at the age of 34 years.

    WILLIAM H. L. BARNES, San Francisco, Cal. — A prominent lawyer.


    CHARLES W. SWIFT, London, Eng.

    WILLIAM BLISS, Boston, Mass. — Was general manager of the Boston and Albay Railroad previous to his election as a director for the corporation, July 15, 1880. He is now its president, having been elected July 22, 1880. President Bliss has managed this leading and wealthy corporation with devotion and signal ability.

    ABEL D. CHAPIN, Springfield, Mass. — He was a director in the Massasoit Insurance Company in 1865, and president of the Hadley Falls Bank, Holyoke, Mass., from 1856 to

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