Col. Joseph Cilley (State House)

From a portrait at the NH State House.

Joseph Cilley (1791-1887) served in the War of 1812, with especial distinction in the Battle of Niagara Falls.  He was born and died at Nottingham.

One response to “Col. Joseph Cilley (State House)”

  1. […] Dix (born in Boscawen, 1798) issued what the NY Herald called “the first command to shed blood that has been issued in the present crisis” (the secession crisis of early 1861)… But we’ll get into that in a later post! This enormous painting hangs on the first floor of the NH State House, next to portraits of Mary Baker Eddy and Col. Joseph Cilley. […]

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