Born in New York, Robert Ogden Tyler moved to Hartford when he was seven years old. As a teenager, the state of Connecticut appointed him to the United States Military…

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Lemuel R. Custis was the last surviving member of the first Tuskegee Airmen class. Before being drafted, Custis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. In 1939, he…

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Henry Ward Camp was born in Hartford. After graduating with high honors from Yale in 1860, he studied law with John Hooker. The Civil War Camp enlisted in the Hartford…

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John Burnham was born in Tolland, Connecticut. He enlisted in the Hartford City Guard in July 1861 and served as secretary of the company in 1861 and 1862. The Civil…

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