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Union Army

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Although the United States had a regular army of 16,000 career soldiers when the Civil War began, throughout the conflict it placed chief reliance on an ad hoc force of ...

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Rutledge, Archibald

Aiping Zhang.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1220 words.

Rutledge, Archibald (23 October 1883–15 September 1973), educator and writer, was born in McClellanville, South Carolina, the son of Henry Middleton Rutledge, an army colonel, and Margaret...

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Bixler, Julius Seelye

Alan Seaburg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 934 words.

Bixler, Julius Seelye (04 April 1894–28 March 1985), educator, was born in New London, Connecticut, the son of James Wilson Bixler, a Congregational minister, and Elizabeth James. He...

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Krapp, George Philip

Robert Martin Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 1330 words.

Krapp, George Philip (01 September 1872–21 April 1934), philologist and man of letters, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second son of Martin Krapp and Louisa Addams. His father, a veteran...

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Isom, Mary Frances

Pamelyn Nance Dane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1108 words.

Isom, Mary Frances (27 February 1865–15 April 1920), librarian, was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Frances A. Walter and John Franklin Isom, a prominent Union army surgeon...

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Hamilton, Edith

Judith P. Hallett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 1246 words.

Hamilton, Edith (12 August 1867–31 May 1963), author, educator, and classicist, was born in Dresden, Germany, the daughter of Montgomery Hamilton and Gertrude Pond. Her father’s wealthy and...

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Keller, Fred S.

Michael J. Root.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Education. 1263 words.

Keller, Fred S. (02 January 1899–02 February 1996), psychologist and educator, was born Fred Simmons Keller on a farm in Rural Grove, New York, the son of Vrooman Barney Keller, a salesman,...

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Thayer, Amos Madden

Roger W. Corley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education. 404 words.

Thayer, Amos Madden (10 October 1841–24 April 1905), jurist and educator, was born in Mina, New York, the son of Ichabod Thayer and Fidelia La Due, farmers. He attended Hamilton College, in...

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Davis, Jerome Dean

Robert Mikio Fukada.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Education. 962 words.

Davis, Jerome Dean (17 January 1838–04 November 1910), missionary and professor of theology, was born in Groton, New York, the son of Hope Davis, a farmer and schoolteacher, and Brooksy...

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Mayes, Edward

Thomas N. Boschert.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education. 1355 words.

Mayes, Edward (15 December 1846–09 August 1917), educator and lawyer, was born in Hinds County, Mississippi, the son of Daniel Mayes, a lawyer, and Elizabeth Rigg. He enrolled at Bethany...

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Lyon, Irving Whitall

Peter Swift Seibert.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health; History. 1119 words.

Lyon, Irving Whitall (19 October 1840–04 March 1896), antiquarian, author, and physician, was born in Bedford, New York, the son of Solomon Lyon and Hannah Rundell. He graduated from the...

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Brown, Elmer Ellsworth

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 1029 words.

Brown, Elmer Ellsworth (28 August 1861–03 November 1934), educator and university president, was born in Kiantone, Chautaugua County, New York, the son of Russell McCrary Brown and Electa...

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Conwell, Russell Herman

John R. Wimmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 1200 words.

Conwell, Russell Herman (15 February 1843–06 December 1925), lecturer and minister, was born in South Worthington, Massachusetts, the son of Martin Conwell and Miranda Wickham, farmers....

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Walker, Francis Amasa

A. W. Coats and Patrick Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics; Education; Economics. 1764 words.

Walker, Francis Amasa (02 July 1840–05 January 1897), statistician, economist, and educator, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Amasa Walker, a retired shoe manufacturer who...

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Nutting, Wallace

Linda S. Chase.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education. 1083 words.

Nutting, Wallace (17 November 1861–19 July 1941), author, photographer, and antiquarian, was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the son of Albion Nutting, a farmer and manufacturer, and...

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Hibben, John Grier

Laura Smith Porter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education; Philosophy. 937 words.

Hibben, John Grier (19 April 1861–16 May 1933), philosopher, educator, and president of Princeton University, was born in Peoria, Illinois, the son of the Reverend Samuel Hibben and...

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Ueland, Clara Hampson

Barbara Stuhler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1080 words.

Ueland, Clara Hampson (10 October 1860–01 March 1927), teacher, suffragist, and civic leader, was born in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Henry Oscar Hampson, an unsuccessful businessman, and...

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Whitsitt, William Heth

William H. Brackney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Organization and Management of Education; Religion and Education. 813 words.

Whitsitt, William Heth (25 November 1841–20 January 1911), Baptist historian, educator, and seminary president, was born near Nashville, Tennessee, the son of Rubin Ewing Whitsitt and Dicey...

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Potter, Eliphalet Nott

Bruce Leslie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 869 words.

Potter, Eliphalet Nott (20 September 1836–06 February 1901), educator and Episcopal clergyman, was born in Schenectady, New York, the son of Alonzo Potter, an Episcopal clergyman, and Sarah...

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Willett, Herbert Lockwood

Steven W. Holloway.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Education; Politics. 1340 words.

Willett, Herbert Lockwood (05 May 1864–28 March 1944), clergyman, orator, and biblical scholar, was born near Ionia, Michigan, the son of Gordon Arthur Willett, a farm machinery merchant,...

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Little, Charles Joseph

Gary Scott Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1186 words.

Little, Charles Joseph (21 September 1840–11 March 1911), Methodist minister and seminary president, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Rowell and Ann Zimmermann....

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