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By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins outfitted round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's at the present time Waterbury, Connecticut. the city flourished, and via 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the economic Revolution. while the decision got here for the Civil battle and global Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to beautify usa army uniforms; and younger infantrymen, to struggle for freedom and develop into heroes. a quick historical past of Waterbury info the ebb and circulate of this Connecticut city, the climb to its peak, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the honour of modern day triumphs. during this ceaselessly exciting account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the real reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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