Benjamin Wright fought for the United States in the Civil War from 1862 to 1865 as a private in the 35th Missouri Infantry. His unit helped liberate Arkansas by fighting in the Battle of Helena, and being stationed in Little Rock as the war ended.
Imagine – You pay the fare and board a ship headed across the Atlantic. It is packed with 564 other people. A few fellow travelers are also from Poland.
Frank Szwarc (a,f) still lived in his home at 824 S. Pulaski St. when he fell ill on May 2, 1939. Continue reading
When the “European War” began in 1914, many Poles saw it as a chance to liberate their country from the Continue reading
Frank Szwarc (a,f) spent his entire life at South Bend working as an assembler and blacksmith for the Birdsell Manufacturing Company Continue reading
South Bend In 1890, the couple arrived in South Bend, Indiana, a town on the St. Joseph River in northern Continue reading
Before Zachary Taylor became our 12th President, he was a commander in the War of 1812. He once found himself Continue reading