James Wishart Dies

The following article was published in the Montreal Gazette (2 February 1948) and concerns a James Wishart who was born in 1890 in Rutherglen and is part of Wishart Tree 048. James Wishart Dies – Was Legion Member A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 2p.m., from the chapel of D. A. Collins, 5610 […]

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Independence Day

As the United States celebrates another Independence Day we take a look at the Wisharts who fought in the conflict from both sides. Of the Continental Army we have the following men: RANK NAME REGIMENT Private Edward Wishart 8th Battalion, Cumberland County Militia, PA Private James Wishart 4th Virginia Brigade Private John Wishart 2nd Virginia Brigade […]

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Battle of Waterloo Bicentennial

18 June 2015 marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo. Two Wisharts (Andrew and George) were actively involved in the campaign and we have provided as much detail as we know about both men below. As night fell on 17 June 1815, Private Andrew Wishart, 1st Battalion, 71st Regiment of Light Infantry (Captain J. F. […]

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American Civil War Sesquicentennial

9 May 2015 marked the 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. Wisharts were of course involved, a full list of men who served in uniform and their affiliations are as below: Private Abraham Wishard 59th New York Infantry (Union) Private Abram Wishard 3rd Iowa Cavalry (Union) Private Absalom Wiseheart 154th Indiana Infantry […]

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