Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, to Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson. His father Andrew Jackson, died three days before he was born. His mother traveled across the Appalachian mountains to bury his father, making his birthplace unknown. Jackson had two older brothers, Hugh and Robert. Hugh served in the revolutionary war, he died at the battle of Stono Ferry in 1779.
Instead, he became a county surveyor for Culpeper County. In late 1752, Washington became a commander of the Virginia militia. He had no military experience before-hand and was in the French and Indian War. George Washington was a brave man and that was proven several times for example, when he was 21, he went on a 900-mile trip to give the French a message. During his trip, the cold, harsh climate created many obstacles for him and his partner got
She died the way she lived, on the run from those who sought to end her. Greenhow worked as a Confederate spy during the civil war. She was born Montgomery County, Maryland in 1813. In 1817 at the age of 4 her father, an owner of a major plantation, was killed by one of his slaves. This caused Rose to leave her family 's former plantation and move in with her aunt in Washington DC.
Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862 and his service as a corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863. The general survived with the loss of an arm to amputation, but died of complications from pneumonia eight days later. His death was a severe setback for the Confederacy, affecting not only its military prospects, but also the morale of its army and of the general public.
Ethan Allen was an American Revolutionary fighter who helped found Vermont. He lived from January 21, 1738 and died on February 12, 1789. He was born in Litchfield, CT, and died in Burlington, VT. Ethan Allen had a big family that, grew up in Vermont. Ethan died of a stroke at age 52, on his Winooski River homestead.
Stuart 's sixth expedition was officially launched at James Chambers ' home at North Adelaide on 23 October 1861. Their first stop, before they had reached the town of Gawler, was forced by the trouble with their horses. One reared, striking Stuart 's temple with its hoof, rendering him unconscious then trampling his right hand, dislocating two joints and tearing flesh and nail from the first finger. At first, it was feared amputation would be necessary, but Stuart and Waterhouse (the naturalist, appointed by the Government) were able to catch up with the rest of the party at Moolooloo (one of the Chambers brothers ' stations) five weeks later. However, they did not leave Chambers Creek until 8 January 1862.
Washington faced off against British troops under General Henry Clinton. Mary brought water to the parched American troops until her husband collapsed. He collapsed from either from the heat or after being wounded. After which she supposedly took his place and helped operate cannon for the rest of the battle. A soldier who witnessed the action later wrote about in his diary, without referring to the woman involved by name: “While in the act of reaching a cartridge and having one of her feet as far before the other as she could step, a cannon shot from the enemy passed directly between her legs without doing any other damage than carrying away all the lower part of her petticoat.
His father, Peter Jefferson, was successful in farming and was a dexterous surveyor and cartographer, but he sadly died in 1757 leaving slaves and land for Thomas Jefferson. After his father died, he went to study in William and Mary College. After college, he went to study law under George
Hannah Allen History 2 Coach Jones February 26, 2016 The Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest battle in American history, was the first battle of the civil war fought on Northern territory. It was fought along Antietam Creek, at Sharpsburg, Maryland, and resulted in 23,000 soldiers either killed or wounded in battle. After Second Manassas, General Robert E. Lee went into Maryland, assuming that the possibility of beneficial resources for his cause excused his invasion of the Confederate defensive policy.
George Washington’s father died in 1743.lawrence died in 1752 when he was 34. George Washington led 200 soldiers into battle. George Washington’s first wish was to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth. George Washington’s father was a rich farmer. George Washington’s father owned about 50 slaves and owned three farms.
By the wars end, he dedicated himself to assisting blacks as they made their transition from slavery to freedom (219). Sadly, one year after the Civil war ended, he passed away from a fever at the age of thirty. His final son, James Thomas Rapier was a hellion in his younger years, but he found God and became a teacher in Canada while living with his uncle Henry Thomas. After the war he returned to Nashville and became politically active on the behalf of freedmen and women (222) and also equal rights for all men without regard to color (232). He was the key actor in pushing through the Civil Rights Act of 1875.
James Monroe was a great influential president. Monroe was one of the many president’s of the United States. He came into this world on the 28th of April in 1758, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. His parents were Spence Monroe and Elizabeth Jones Monroe. Monroe’s father, Spence, was a carpenter and a planter.
On April 28th, 1758 in Westmoreland County, the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born. Monroe had a mother and a father, Spence and Elizabeth Monroe. Spence was an affluent planter who also practiced carpentry as a hobby. Both of his parents married in 1752 and they had several children. His parents died when he was a teenager, leaving him part of the family farm.
President Ulysses S. Grant In the 1870s, President Ulysses Grant extended the doctrine by proclaiming that the US would not let European powers relocate territories within the Western Hemisphere. Grant had more accomplishment in employing the doctrine in British and Confederate pillaging in the course of the Civil War in the Alabama Claims case of 1871. When the Civil War was ongoing, the British constructed Confederate raiding vessels that demolished 0.1 million tons of US payload. The Senate rejected an agreement that Seward had negotiated in 1869 (the Johnson-Clarendon Convention) to rule on the claims; it succeeded in the rejection by a 53-1 margin.