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Emory, William Hemsley

Norman J. W. Thrower.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1105 words.

Emory, William Hemsley (07 September 1811–01 December 1887), soldier, surveyor, and cartographer, was born on the family plantation, “Poplar Grove,” in Queen Annes County, Maryland, the son...

Romans, Bernard (c. 1720–1784?), cartographer and revolutionary army officer in America

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 607 words.

Romans, Bernard (c. 1720–1784?), cartographer and revolutionary army officer in America, was born in the Netherlands. Few details of his upbringing remain, though he is known to have...

Thorn, Sir William [formerly Wilhelm] (1780–1843), army officer and cartographer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Cartography; World History. 705 words.

Thorn, Sir William [formerly Wilhelm] (1780–1843), army officer and cartographer, was born on 22 May 1780 in Neuwied, near Koblenz, Germany, the youngest of five sons and one daughter born...