in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1132 words.
Harlan, Josiah (12 June 1799– October 1871), soldier of fortune and adventurer, was born in Newlin Township, Pennsylvania, the son of Joshua Harlan, a merchant broker of Philadelphia, and...