Call Number: 1978.166
Extent: 0.3 Linear feet, in one bound volume
The William Hubbell scrapbook spans the period 1895 to 1902 and contains discharge papers, promotion notices, newspaper articles, letters, and funeral notices of William Henry Hubbell and other members of the New York State National Guard, 47th Regiment.
William Henry Hubbell (1847-1902) was born in New York City and moved to Greenpoint in 1857. He was a warehouseman and exporter of dry goods at 14 Leonard Street in Manhattan. Hubbell resided in Brooklyn, first at 793 Greene Avenue, and later (circa 1900) at 935 St. Marks Avenue. He was a dedicated soldier in the United States Armed Forces, serving in the Spanish-American War and the Puerto Rican Expedition (1898-1899), eventually achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
- Hubbell, William Henry
- New York (State). National Guard. Regiment, 47th
- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
- United States — Armed Forces — Officers
- Spanish-American War, 1898
Types of material:
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Military records