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Elizabeth & Samuel Irwin, Founder of Our Irwin Family Line in America By An Irwin Family History Book
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CASEWRAP- HARD BACK SPECIAL ADDITION BOOK of Elizabeth & Samuel Irwin, Founders of Our Irwin Family Line in America. Updated. 2017 book with new Irwin DNA results plus a full review of the birth... More > place in Ireland of Samuel Irwin (1830 - 1894). Additionally 1865 Civil War hospital picture of Samuel Irwin after the amputation of his right arm from being wounded in an 1864 battle. Picture included of the actual bullet that caused the wound.< Less
Elizabeth & Samuel Irwin, "Founders of Our Irwin Family Line in America" By An Irwin Family History Book
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Samuel Irwin was born 187 years ago in 1830 in Northern Ireland and came to America in 1852. Later in 1856 he married Elizabeth Floyd. Samuel was in the Civil War and was wounded two times. He... More > lost his right arm when he was wounded at the Third Battle of Winchester, VA on September 19. 1864. Upon his return to his family, he restarted his pushcart business in Philadelphia selling coffees and teas house to house. Elizabeth and Samuel had 7 children. The five boys started two businesses (Irwin-Harrisons & Whitney, Inc. and L. H. Parke Company) that by the early 1900s were highly successful. The oldest son was Samuel Floyd Irwin and he had three sons: Samuel Clement Irwin, Donald Irwin and Edwin Floyd Irwin. Other sons of Elizabeth and Samuel Irwin were Andrew P. Irwin, Robert Forsythe Irwin, William P. M. Irwin and John M. Irwin. This book is a 2017 updated book with lots of new facts and pictures including a hospital Civil War picture of Samuel Irwin.< Less
SAMUEL IRWIN and THE CIVIL WAR By An Irwin Family History Book
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SAMUEL IRWIN, 1830 -1894, enlisted in the Pennsylvania 67th Infantry Regiment during the Civil War on August 21, 1862 at the age of 32 years. He spent time as a prisoner of war and caught typhoid... More > while in a southern prison. Publishing date May 9, 2016. Samuel was wounded twice in battles, first shot in the neck and if the mini ball had been an inch or two in a different direction, he would have been killed instantly. The second time during the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia, he was shot in the arm and almost lost his life in the process if the arm had not been removed. A picture of the bullet that caused the wound is included in this book. THIRD BATTLE OF WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA - Because of its size, intensity, serious casualties among the general officers on both sides, and its result, many historians consider the battle the most important conflict of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. This book contains the only known CIVIL WAR PICTURE of SAMUEL IRWIN. Revised 2016.< Less
PARKE'S BLUE POINT TRADING STAMPS & PREMIUM CATALOGUES By An Irwin Family History Book
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L. H. Parke Company was formed in 1888 to sell coffees, teas, spices and other food products to local Philadelphia retail stores. Around 1895 the company started issuing Parke's Blue Point Stamps... More > with the sale of its products to retail store customers. All pages in full color.< Less