In 1751, when his father, John Rush, died, him and his mother moved to Philadelphia where his mother ran a grocery store. At age eight he was sent to live with his uncle, Rev. Dr. Samuel Finley. At age fourteen he attended the College of New Jersey, now known as Princeton University, for a B.A. (Bachelor of Bussiness Administrator).
Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a small village named Mvezo in South Africa. Mandela’s name was changed to Nelson by his teacher due to the European schooling system. (“Nelson”) At twelve years old, Nelson’s father passed away due to lung disease. Mandela was sent to live with a man named Jangintaba as his ward at the Great Place of Mghekezweni. (Mandela) Mandela attended Clarkebury Boarding Institute as a young man; he was the first person in his family to attend school.
Monroe’s father, Spence Monroe, was of Scottish descent, and his mother, Elizabeth Jones Monroe, of Welsh descent. The family were owners of a modest 600 acres (240 hectares) in Virginia. At age 16 Monroe entered the College of William and Mary but in 1776 left to fight in the American Revolution. As a lieutenant he crossed the Delaware with General George Washington for what became the Battle of Trenton. Suffering a near fatal wound in the shoulder, Monroe was carried from the field.
Born to Revolutionary War hero Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee in Stratford Hall, Virginia, Robert Edward Lee seemed destined for military greatness. Despite financial hardship that caused his father to depart to the West Indies, young Robert secured an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated second in the class of 1829. Two years later, he married Mary Anna Randolph Custis, a descendant of George Washington 's adopted son, John Parke Custis. Yet with for all his military pedigree, Lee had yet to set foot on a battlefield. Instead, he served seventeen years as an officer in the Corps of Engineers, supervising and inspecting the construction of the nation 's coastal defenses.
Custer was called to service with the Union Army. General George Armstrong ancestors were, Paulus and Gertrude Kuster. He has two brothers on is called Thomas Custer and Boston Custer. James Calhoun is his brother in law. General George was in a lot of battles.
James Madison was Born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway. During his life time he served two terms as the nation 's 4th president. James Madison grew up in Orange County, Virginia, were He was the oldest of 12 children; however, only seven lived into adulthood. James father was a successful farmer who owned thousands of acres, along with dozens of slaves. He attended a boarding school for five years, and then attend the College of New Jersey—now known as Princeton University.
Drew used techniques that developed through the conservancy process. Dew was working on a way to organize a network transportation across the country, so the people could have access to the blood for survival when needed. In 1946, Drew became a member of the International College of Surgeons and in 1949, Drew served as a surgical advisor to the surgeon general, in the U.S army., Drew worked as a chairman of surgery of Howard University and earned the Spingarn Medal in 1943 for what he contributes to the field of medical science. In 1945, Drew received the honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Amherst College in
We were part of the First Brigade, Second Division, Second Corps of the Army of the Potomac. On September 17, 1862, we fought at the battle of Antietam, and one of our officers was killed. At the battle of Fredericksburg, which was December 11 to 15, 1862, and the battle of Chancellorsville, which was April 30 to May 6, 1863, we were present but weren’t part of the actual fighting.
Washington was born February 22, 1732 Westmoreland County, Virginia. His family was a planter family, and they learned their morals and manners. When growing up, he had many characteristics, so he was a man of character his whole life, I like to say. When Washington was a boy, his father died. He then married a widow, Martha Washington several years after his brother had died.
In 1980, a "coming-of-age" young man, Scott Meehan, enlisted into the U.S. Army Special Forces as a Medic. Known as one of the last "street-babies," he was able to enter the elite program immediately following Basic Training, AIT, and Airborne school. Twenty-five years later, married with two "Army Brats" traveling the world, Meehan was all he could be before retiring as a Major. Discover a soldier 's career through insightful vignettes describing his early special forces training, assignment to Berlin during the Cold War, encounters with the KGB, ROTC training, Desert Storm, and his three tours to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) where he was awarded the Bronze Star. A thrilling story that reads like a novel of an American hero whose parents were
George Clymer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 16, 1739. At an early age Clymer was an orphan. George 's uncle then took him and gave him a good education. Clymer was a patriot partisan and leader in the disturbances in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Tea and Stamp Act. He was also a member of the Philadelphia Council of Safety in 1773.
where it crosses Bowie 's Mill Road (Turnertown Road), nine miles northwest of Franklin, Logan County (now Simpson County), Kentucky, probably on April 10, 1796. He was the son of Reason (or Rezin) and Elve Ap-Catesby Jones (or Johns) Bowie. In 1794 Reason Bowie had moved his family from Tennessee to Logan County, where he farmed and operated a gristmill with the help of eight slaves. In February 1800 he moved to Madrid, in what is now Missouri. On May 2, 1801, at Rapides, Louisiana, Reason Bowie and his brothers David, Rhesa, and John swore allegiance to the Spanish government.
He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice.
On September 12,1818 on a large plantation in Hertford County,N.C. Richard J. Gatling was born. Working with his father they perfected machines to sow cotton and thin cotton plants. At the age 15 Richard started working in the county clerk 's office,he worked there until the age 19. Richard then taught school briefly,and then became a merchant.
Callyn Brown Richard Henry Lee Life span years: 1732-1794 Richard Henry Lee was born in Westmoreland, Virginia in 1732. He went to a private school in England and returned to Virginia in 1751. He came back during the French and Indian war and was chosen to lead a troop. In 1757 he was chosen as Justice of the Peace, he was then elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses. In 1774 he was elected to attend the first Continental Congress.