Reference Entry

Polk, Thomas

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891580

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(c. 1732–94) Revolutionary War army officer. Born in Pennsylvania, Polk moved to North Carolina and became a prosperous planter.

Reference Entry.  117 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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