Silas Spicer, Monomaniac

Silas Spicer was born in Noank, Connecticut in 1836, son of Eldridge Spicer, a merchant and whaling Captain. He followed his father into the seaman’s life, and was a mariner when the Civil War began. He married Hattie Brewster in June 1861, and their son Charles was born in July 1863. While Silas was away […]

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