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Alexander, Edward Porter

Gary W. Gallagher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1305 words.

Alexander, Edward Porter (26 May 1835–28 April 1910), Confederate soldier and author, was born in Washington, Georgia, the son of Adam Leopold Alexander, a planter and banker, and Sarah...

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Badeau, Adam

Brooks D. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 912 words.

Badeau, Adam (29 December 1831–19 March 1895), soldier and author, was born in New York City, the son of Nicholas Badeau. He attended a boarding school in Tarrytown, New York, then he...

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Baggerley, Humphrey (fl. 1648–1654), army officer and supposed biographer

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Biographical Studies. 840 words.

Baggerley, Humphrey (fl. 1648–1654), army officer and supposed biographer, was among the troops who on 9 October 1648 surrendered at Appleby, Westmorland, to superior parliamentarian forces...

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Carleton, George (1651/2?–1728x30), army officer and memoirist

John Ormsby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Biographical Studies. 749 words.

Carleton, George (1651/2?–1728x30), army officer and memoirist, was probably born at Ewelme in Oxfordshire, the son of George Carleton. He claimed to be closely related to Sir Dudley...

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Cholmley, Sir Hugh, first baronet (1600–1657), royalist army officer and autobiographer

Jack Binns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Biographical Studies. 1800 words.

Cholmley, Sir Hugh, first baronet (1600–1657), royalist army officer and autobiographer, was born on 22 July 1600 at Roxby Castle, Thornton on the Hill (now Thornton Dale) in the North...

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Cullum, George Washington

William B. Skelton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1252 words.

Cullum, George Washington (25 February 1809–28 February 1892), army officer and author, was born in New York City, the son of Arthur Cullum, a coach maker, and Harriet Sturges. In 1817...

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Dumont de Montigny, Jean-François-Benjamin

Gordon Sayre.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Education; History; Biographical Studies. 1047 words.

Dumont de Montigny, Jean-François-Benjamin (31 July 1696–1760), officer in the French colonial military in Quebec and Louisiana, historian, and memoirist, was born in Paris, France, to...

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Hodgson, John (1617/18–1684?), army officer and autobiographer

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Biographical Studies. 1360 words.

Hodgson, John (1617/18–1684?), army officer and autobiographer, was a native of Yorkshire. He took up arms for parliament in late 1642 and began his military service as ensign in the...

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Lomax, Eric Sutherland (1919–2012), prisoner of war and author

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 1414 words.

Lomax, Eric Sutherland (1919–2012), prisoner of war and author, was born on 30 May 1919 at 11 Bedford Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh, the only child of John Lomax (1878–1950), post office...

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Sitaram Pande (supp. 1795?–1873x80?), supposed army officer in India and autobiographer

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Biographical Studies. 1093 words.

Sitaram Pande (supp. 1795?–1873x80?), supposed army officer in India and autobiographer, may not have existed. The authenticity of what purport to be his memoirs has been disputed, and if...

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