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Name Broatch, Wiliam J., 1841-1922
Born 07/31/1841
Birthplace Hartford County, Connecticut
Spouse Broatch, Julia F. (Schneider), 1842-1895
Children Broatch, James Wallace, 1869-1908
Broatch, Frank Edward, 1871-1872
Deceased 06/16/1922
Deceased where Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0803.AM - RG0803 Broatch, James Wallace, 1869-1908

RG0803.AM - RG0803 Broatch, James Wallace, 1869-1908

The collection consists of one folder containing photocopies of James W. Broatch's service file from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Included are copies of letters from Senator Charles F. Manderson discussing Broatch's allegations of hazing at the U.S. Military Academy as well as copies of newspaper articles from the New York Herald about the hazing accusations. Also included are copies of letters from Broatch's father and a death notice for James Broatch from the Army and Navy Journal.