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Douglas, H. Ford

Robert L. Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1146 words.

Douglas, H. Ford (1831–11 November 1865), abolitionist and military officer, was born in Virginia, the son of a white man, William Douglas, and a slave, Mary (surname unknown). His first...

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Nones, Benjamin

Claire Fraser.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 877 words.

Nones, Benjamin (09 March 1757–09 February 1826), Revolutionary War soldier, Jewish community leader in Philadelphia, and early abolitionist, was born Abraham Benjamin Nones in Bordeaux,...

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