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Bentinck, Lord William Henry Cavendish- [known as Lord William Bentinck] (1774–1839), army officer, diplomatist, and governor-general of India

Douglas M. Peers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 4826 words.

Bentinck, Lord William Henry Cavendish- [known as Lord William Bentinck] (1774–1839), army officer, diplomatist, and governor-general of India, was born on 14 September 1774 at Burlington...

Bragg, Edward Stuyvesant

Mike William Beattie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1203 words.

Bragg, Edward Stuyvesant (20 February 1827–20 June 1912), Civil War general, congressman, and diplomat, was born in Unadilla, Otsego County, New York, the son of Joel Bragg, a rural...

Crosby, John Schuyler

Thomas A. McMullin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1029 words.

Crosby, John Schuyler (19 September 1839–08 August 1914), military officer and government official, was born in Albany County, New York, the son of Clarkson Floyd Crosby, who was...

Fairchild, Lucius

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1439 words.

Fairchild, Lucius (27 December 1831–23 May 1896), soldier, governor, and diplomat, was born in Portage County, Ohio, the son of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, a tanner and storekeeper, and Sally...

Gregg, David McMurtrie

Rod Paschall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1430 words.

Gregg, David McMurtrie (10 April 1833–07 August 1916), U.S. Army officer, diplomat, and Pennsylvania state official, was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, the son of Matthew Duncan Gregg...

Halderman, John Adams

Virgil W. Dean.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1406 words.

Halderman, John Adams (15 April 1833–21 September 1908), soldier, politician, and diplomat, was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, the son of Susan Henderson Rogers and John A. Halderman, a...

Ransom, Matt Whitaker

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1214 words.

Ransom, Matt Whitaker (08 October 1826–08 October 1904), U.S. senator, soldier, and diplomat, was born in Warren County, North Carolina, the son of Robert Ransom and Priscilla Whitaker,...

Sickles, Daniel Edgar

Richard A. Sauers.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1472 words.

Sickles, Daniel Edgar (20 October 1819–03 May 1914), politician, soldier, and diplomat, was born in New York City, the son of George Garrett Sickles, a lawyer, and Susan Marsh. Young...

Smith, Walter Bedell

Richard H. Immerman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1777 words.

Smith, Walter Bedell (05 October 1895–09 August 1961), military officer, ambassador, and government official, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of William Long Smith and Ida...

Young, Pierce Manning Butler

Ralph Kirshner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1248 words.

Young, Pierce Manning Butler (15 November 1836–06 July 1896), army officer, congressman, and diplomat, was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the son of Robert Maxwell Young, a physician...