The Battle of the Thames; In Which Kentuckians Defeated the British, French, and Indians, October 5, 1813, with a List of the Officers and Privates Who Won the Victory Volume 18

The Battle of the Thames; In Which Kentuckians Defeated the British, French, and Indians, October 5, 1813, with a List of the Officers and Privates Who Won the Victory Volume 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...his resting place, on which is inscribed: "In memory of General Samuel Caldwell, who departed this life June 14, 1835. 'An honest man, the noblest work of God."' He was buried in the place in which he had lived for a number of years, at his home, which is now the property of John G. Orndorf, of Russellville, who has kindly given the writer much of the information concerning him. He was a man of great courage, the highest convictions, and noblest patriotism. He was a member of the house of representatives from Caldwell County in 1805 and 1809. He possessed, the widest influence, and was in the fullest sense honest and patriotic. GENERAL oHN ADAIR. General John Adair, First Aide to Governor Shelby, was one of the most distinguished men in the early history of the State. He was born in South Carolina in 1757. of four years. In 1831 served a term in United States Congress from Mercer District. He sleeps the sleep of the brave and just. EAST SIDE. As A SoL11ER---He entered the Revolutionary Army at the age of seventeefi; served through the war first as private, afterwards aide-de-camp to General Sumpter. Moved to Kentucky 1787, participated in Indian campaigns, 1791-2-4; the war with Great Britain 1812-15. He commanded Kentucky troops at New Orleans as brigadier-general under General Jackson 1814-15. SOUTH SIDE. Catherine Adair, wife of John Adair, born near Charleston, South Carolina, October 17, 1768. Died at Montrose, near Frankfort, Kentucky, September 24, 1854, and was buried at White Hall by the side of her husband. Her remains have been removed to this spot and now rest in the same grave with his after a union in life of fifty years. In death they are not divided. GENERAL JAMEs ALLEN. General James Allen, who commanded...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851633
  • 9781236851635