Daniel Van Voorhis

Daniel Van Voorhis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Daniel Van Voorhis was a United States Army Lieutenant General.The son of Congressman Henry Clay Van Voorhis, he was born on October 24, 1878 in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Pennsylvania's Washington and Jefferson College, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Van Voorhis left college to enlist for the Spanish-American War as a Corporal in the 10th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. He attained the rank of Captain before the end of the war, and earned the Silver Star for heroism at Jaro in the Philippines. After the Spanish-American War Van Voorhis accepted a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Regular Army and served primarily in the Philippines between 1900 and 1914. In 1914 he served on the Texas border during the Pancho Villa Expedition.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134925659
  • 9786134925655