Surname: Armstrong

Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biographical Sketch of A. T. Armstrong

A. T. Armstrong of Newport, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1844. His parents, Archibald and Betty (McCutchan) Armstrong, were natives of the Old Dominion, and the fourth generation born and reared on the same farm. They had nine children. Their father died in 1853, and the subject of this sketch took charge of the home place until 1864, when he entered Company A, First Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A., and served until 1865. From the close of the war until 1867 he again had charge of the farm; he then sold out, moved to Rockbridge County, Virginia, and followed farming there until 1871, when he came to California. On arriving here he first rented land for some four years, and then bought the ranch which he now occupies one mile east of Newport. For several years he carried on general fanning and stock-raising, but recently has turned his attention to dairying. He was married in 1871 to Miss Mattie Firebaugh, also a native of Virginia, a daughter of David and Margaret Firebaugh. Their four children are: Minnie, now Mrs. Frank Baxter, of Fullerton; Berta, Willie and...

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Biography of Paul Armstrong, M. D.

PAUL ARMSTRONG, M. D. Among the members of the medical profession in Madison County who have won merited distinction in their calling, Dr. Paul Armstrong, of Gilman, holds a prominent position, During his career he has been engaged in varied occupations in different parts of this and other countries, being known in Chicago, in California and in the gold fields of Alaska, and since his advent in Gilman has identified himself actively with the various interests of this prosperous and growing community, Dr. Armstrong was born in 1876, in Butler County, Ohio, and is a son of Dr. Alfonzo and Sarah (Anderson) Armstrong. Dr. Alonzo Armstrong was born in Indiana, and for forty years was engaged in the practice of medicine, until failing health caused his removal to California, Subsequently he came to Kewanna, Fulton County, Indiana, and here the remainder of his active career was passed, He and his wife were the parents of two children: Max, a graduate of the graded and high schools, who also took a course in the University of Chicago, and is now a practicing chemist of Gary, Indiana; and Paul, Dr. Armstrong first attended the public schools of his native state, following which he was engaged as an office boy with a large New York concern for three years, and at the end of that period accompanied his parents to California, where...

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Biographical Sketch of A. A. Armstrong

Archie A. Armstrong, one of the progressive, intelligent and well-known young farmers of the County and Camargo Township, was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, September i0, 1861. He is the son of John Armstrong, who is also a native of Ohio and now a resident of Champaign. He came to Douglas County in 1879, and bought several farms in Tuscola Township and in other localities. He resided for some years on one of his farms, when he removed to the city of Champaign. He is now living a retired life in the sixty-fifth year of his age. Archie Armstrong owns one of the most beautiful and attractive farms in the County, which he has well stocked with Aberdeen Angus cattle. In 1886 lie wedded Miss Nora Rice, of Champaign County. They have one child, Floyd, ten years of age. Mr. Armstrong is a director of the Douglas County Fair Association, and a member of the Masonic lodge at...

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