Victorian Pride - Forgotten Songs about Elmira, New York 1854-1910. Fifth in the series of historic American sheet music books by New York History Review. The songs in this book are specific to the... More > city of Elmira, New York and include "Elmira Schottisch" by A. J. Abbey, "Little Barefoot Waltzes" by W. O. Wilkenson, "Dove Schottish" by J. Eliason, "Margery" by Lucia B. Hazen, "St. Omer's Commandery March" by Frank A. Remick, "The Growler" by Charles X. O'Brien, "If You Were a Big Red Rose" by Charles X. O'Brien, "The Old Farmer's Grave" by A. J. Abbey, and "May I Love You" by William Cramer.< Less
Janowski Gardens is proud to present this cookbook filled with healthy farm-fresh recipes from our farm in Elmira, New York. Every recipe includes at least one ingredient that is grown in our garden.... More > Our vegetables, fruits, and herbs can help you eat sensibly and stay healthy - and they taste GREAT, too. Enjoy our innovative, yet simple and easy to prepare recipes.The Janowski Family has been living and working in Chemung County, New York since coming to America from East Germany (Prussia) in 1873. This cookbook honors their emigration, assimilation into the United States, hardiness, and their produce. The family-operated business celebrates their 134th growing season with this historic cookbook. Paperback 112 pages.< Less
In 2009, Diane Janowski and Allen C. Smith traveled to Niemodlin, Poland to find the home of Janowski's mother. Her mother was born and lived in Niemodlin (formerly Falkenberg, Germany) and left... More > during the Russian invasion in January 1945. Janowski was the first of her family to go back in 65 years. The family home still exists on Mickiewicza Street.< Less
HARD COVER. Michel Fortlouis, a young Confederate soldier, weary of war, was captured by Union troops at Clinton, Louisiana, thirty miles from his home of New Roads. It was August 1864, in the last... More > year of the War Between the States. Corporal Fortlouis was shipped north to the Union Prison Camp at Elmira, New York, where he died of pneumonia within ten days of his arrival.
More than 12,000 young Southern men passed through the camp. Nearly 3,000 died. In their Honor – Soldiers of the Confederacy – The Elmira Prison Camp respectfully remembers these men and boys, and tells their stories. Research by the author has brought awareness of the soldiers’ relationships - brothers, fathers and sons, cousins and friends. Descendants of the soldiers have contributed harrowing stories of survival or despair. They were captured together. Some made it home.
In their Honor includes narratives from prisoners’ families, and a complete revised list of the Confederate dead at Woodlawn National Cemetery.< Less