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The life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney.

L. U. Reavis

The life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney.

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Published by Bryan, Brand & Co. in Saint Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harney, William S. -- 1800-1889.,
  • Indians of North America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy L.U. Reavis ... ; Introduction by Gen. Cassius M. Clay.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 439, no. 4439.
    ContributionsClay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 leaves, [iii]-xvii, 18-477 p. :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17686031M

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The life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney. [L U Reavis; Cassius Marcellus Clay]. Life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney. Saint Louis, Bryan, Brand & Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: William S Harney; William S Harney: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L U Reavis; Cassius Marcellus Clay.

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Gen. William S. Harney served in the military from Florida to the Pacific Northwest and is the namesake for the highest point in South Dakota. But perhaps not for long, as the name may be : Seth Tupper. William Selby Harney Major General, United States Army He attended a local academy and in was commissioned into the Regular Army as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry, with his birthplace and residence for some reason misrepresented in military records as Louisiana (probably because his appointment derived from a Louisiana Congressman, a.

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The Life Of General Greene Major Gen. L U Reavis Life The life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney. book Military Service Of Gen William. HARNEY, WILLIAM SELBY (–). William Selby Harney, United States Army officer, was born in Haysboro, near Nashville, Tennessee, on Augthe son of Thomas and Margaret (Hudson) Harney.

After preparing for a career in the navy, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the First United States Infantry on Febru A brevet promotion as major-general for long and faithful services followed his retirement 1 August, John Milton Harney. Brother of foregoing, b. in Delaware, 9 March, ; d.

at Somerset, Kentucky, 15 January, Their father, Thomas Harney, was an officer in the Revolutionary war. John Harney studied medicine and settled in Kentucky. William Selby Harney, who almost started a war over a pig—when an American shot a British man's pig on San Juan Island (in modern-day Washington state), Harney brought in troops from Oregon, culminating in a standoff against 2, British soldiers that was ultimately defused with only one fatality: the pig.

Make Offer - L U Reavis / Life & Military Service of Gen William Selby Harney 1st ed Signed George Moerlein / Trip Around the World Illustrated First Edition Signed $ ( - ) General Harney spent the better part of his military career among the tribes of the West.

Though he was feared as a formidable adversary, Harney would look back on his life in uniform with a judgment that would have pleased many of his famous foes, including men like Chief Little Thunder, and Geronimo: "I have lived on this frontier for 50 years, and I have never.

William S. Harney's military career was initiated by his brother, Dr. Benjamin F. Harney, then an Army surgeon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

He asked Andrew Jackson, hero of the War of and current Commander of the Army of the South, to write a letter to the Secretary of the Navy asking for Harney's acceptance into the s: Margaret Harney, Thomas Harney, III.

Harney started his military career in as a 2nd Lt. in the 1st U.S. forced the pirate Jean Lafitte to move his operations to the Spanish Main.

He served with distinction during the First Seminole War, the Black Hawk War, the Second Seminole War and Third Seminole War. During the Mexican War he was appointed colonel and commanded the 2nd U.S.

Dragoons. L.V. Reavis. THE LIFE AND MILITARY SERVICES OF GEN. WILLIAM SELBY HARNEY. Louis: 1st ed. Howes R p, 3 plates. Brown decorated cloth. A very good copy. $ A scarce and interesting memoir of service in the first half of the 19th century.

Harney fought in the War of at New Orleans. Reavis, L. U., The life and military services of Gen. William Selby Harney. (Saint Louis, Bryan, Brand & Co., ), also by Cassius Marcellus Clay (page images at HathiTrust) Reavis, L.

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William Selby Harney, –56, –77; LeCheminant, “General Harney and the Change in Command of the Utah Expedition,” 30–45; see also Clow, “General William S. Harney on the. A brevet promotion as major-general for long and faithful services followed his retirement 1 August, (2) John Milton Harney.

Brother of foregoing, b. in Delaware, 9 March, ; d. at Somerset, Kentucky, 15 January, Their father, Thomas Harney, was an officer in the Revolutionary war.

John Harney studied medicine and settled in. WILLIAM SELBY HARNEY. William Selby Harney, United States Army officer, was born in Haysboro, TN (near Nashville), on 22 Augthe son of Thomas and Margaret (Hudson) Harney.

After preparing for a career in the navy, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the First United States Infantry on 13 Feb The life and military services of General William Selby Harney.

Saint Louis, MO: Bryan,Band & Co., Record of engagement with hostile Indians within the Military division of the Missouri, from toLieutenant General P.H. Sheridan, commanding. Washington DC: Government Printing Office, Rickey, Don. The Life and Military Service of General William Selby Harney, Bryan Brand: St Louis, Rodenbough, Theophilus F., From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons, Van Nostrand: New York, MY dear sir z — Vour note of January 8th is received.

It seems propitious that you connect the name of your modem hero with his like — Old Hickory. I am glad that you honored yourself by doing justice to Gen. Harney, and that you intend to bring out his life for the grateful appreciation of his countrymen.

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William Selby Harney. Reavis, L. Harney Peak. Here is the guy for whom it is named. Information drawn from Richmond L. Clow’s sketch in Soldiers West: Biog-raphies from the Military Fron-tier, edited by my friend Paul An-drew Hutton.

William S. “Mad Bear” Harney was too late born to fight the British, ei-ther in the Revolutionary War or the War of File Size: 1MB. Sized, cropped, and adjusted by John Osborne, Dickinson College, J Harney was assigned command of the Department of the West, with headquarters in St.

Louis, MO and, at the outbreak of the Civil War, was one of four general officers of the Regular Army line. In April,en route to Washington to meet the incoming administration and receive orders, he was arrested by the Confederates at Harper's Ferry, VA. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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William Selby Harney: Reavis, L. U., Saint Louis: Bryan, Brand & Company, Missouri: Twenty third annual report of the Board of Directors of the Saint Louis Public Schools, for the year ending August 1, St. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.). Board of Directors. HARNEY, WILLIAM () Gen. William S.

Harney was born in Haysboro, Tennessee, on Aug He first visited the Great Plains inwhen he accompanied the Col.

Henry Atkinson and Benjamin O'Fallon expedition to sign treaties with the upper Missouri tribes. THE NAMING OF LAKE HARNEY Lake Harney was named for William Selby Harney who was born in Haysboro, TN on 22 Aug He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the First United States Infantry on 13 Februaryduring the First Seminole War ().

The crisis came on Jwhen Lyman Cutlar, an American, shot and killed a company pig rooting in his garden.

When British authorities threatened to arrest Cutlar and evict all his countrymen from the island as trespassers, a delegation sought military protection from Brig. Gen. William S. Harney, the anti-British commander of the. Military and Civil Life of Gen.

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Jean Harney Jones, of Morehead, Kentucky, wrote us this week to honor the story of her late father, Will Jean Harney, who served in the Army during WWII and spent his entire life as a service member in the Army Reserve Convalescent Unit.

“My father’s entire life centered around his service in the Army. It was where he made his best friends, bonded with his older .Harney, William Selby, [from Old Catalog] Life And Services of William Farrar Smith, Major General, United States Volunteers in the Civil Was; Statement of Military Services of Brigadier General John C.

Starkweather, of Wisconsin, Since the 4th of March, William Selby Harney was a Tennessee-born cavalry officer in the U. S. Army, who became known during the Mexican -- American of four general officers in the U. S.

Army at the beginning of the Civil War, he was removed from overseeing the Department of the West due to his Confederate sympathies early in the war. Under President Andrew Johnson, he served .