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Timeline of History
17 Nov 2017
Abraham Lincoln elected as the 16th President of the United States.
American Revolutionary war with Great Britain ; The United States Army was form.
War of 1812 between United States and The United Kingdom.
War between United States
The Civil War began
President Abraham Lincoln made a pledge to care for the veterans of the Civil War.
First Home Opened in Maine; The Second Home Opened in Wisconsin.
Purchase of land for site in Dayton. Taking Care of Our Heroes. The first veterans arrived, The Little Mother of the Soldiers.
Veterans of the War of 1812 and the Mexican War begin living at Dayton Home.
Veterans employed as bookbinders, broom makers and cabinet builders.
The word "asylum" was removed from the Dayton Home for Disabled veterans.
Over 100,000 people visit the Dayton Home.
A total of 132 buildings existed at the Home for Disabled Veterans in Dayton.
Rutherford B. Hayes the 19th President of the United States unveiled the Soldiers
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