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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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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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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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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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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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Simmons, William James

Sandy Dwayne Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1110 words.

Simmons, William James (26 June 1849–30 October 1890), Baptist leader, educator, and race advocate, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of enslaved parents, Edward Simmons and...

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