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By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

ISBN-10: 1596296607

ISBN-13: 9781596296602

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins equipped round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's this day Waterbury, Connecticut. the city flourished, and through 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the economic Revolution. whilst the decision got here for the Civil conflict and international Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to decorate usa army uniforms; and younger infantrymen, to struggle for freedom and turn into heroes. a quick background of Waterbury information the ebb and movement of this Connecticut city, the climb to its top, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the honour of modern day triumphs. during this eternally interesting account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the genuine reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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