By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins equipped round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's at the present time Waterbury, Connecticut. town flourished, and by way of 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the commercial Revolution. while the decision got here for the Civil warfare and global Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to embellish usa army uniforms; and younger squaddies, to struggle for freedom and develop into heroes. a short historical past of Waterbury information the ebb and circulation of this Connecticut city, the climb to its top, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the respect of modern day triumphs. during this perpetually interesting account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the real reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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