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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, George Perkins

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1411 words.

Marsh, George Perkins (15 March 1801–23 July 1882), scholar, politician, and diplomat, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Charles Marsh, a prominent lawyer, and Susan Perkins. The...

Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 683 words.

Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Dublin, the youngest son of Sir Alexander Schomberg (1720–1804) and his wife, Arabella Susannah,...

Edmunds, George Franklin

Samuel B. Hand.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1279 words.

Edmunds, George Franklin (01 February 1828–27 February 1919), lawyer and U.S. senator, was born in Richmond, Vermont, the son of Ebenezer Edmunds and Naomi Briggs, and grew up in relative...

Ingalls, John James

Robert S. La Forte.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1416 words.

Ingalls, John James (29 December 1833–16 August 1900), journalist, lawyer, and U.S. senator, was born in Middletown, Massachusetts, the son of Elias Theodore Ingalls, a businessman, and...

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...

Wisner, Henry

Robert Ernst.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics. 1173 words.

Wisner, Henry (1720–04 March 1790), revolutionary powder maker and legislator, was born in Goshen, New York, the son of Hendrick Wisner and Mary Shaw, farmers. As a farm boy, Henry had...