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Major William Ormsby

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Source: Carson City: The Early Years

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William Ormsby was one of Carson City's first settlers, and built its first hotel, the Ormsby House. He was killed on the battlefield during the Paiute War in May 1860.


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Date Uploaded: January 14, 2008

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Source: Carson City: The Early Years

Source Caption: Major William Ormsby was an early Carson City pioneer who built the Ormsby House. He lost his life during the first battle of the Pyramid Indian War in May, 1860.

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