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Portrait and Biographical Album of Mahaska County, Iowa: Containing Full ... - Page 64
1887 - 552 pages
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...across the country, to Tampa Bay, on litters roughly constructed of poles and hides. This signal victory secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the...May, 1838, was appointed to the chief command of the United-States troops in Florida. Broken bands of Indians, in a high state of exasperation, were for...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Gratiot County, Mich

Governors - 1884 - 802 pages
...compel the Seminóle Indians to vacate that region and retire beyond the Mississippi, as their chiefs bv treaty, had promised they should do. The services...the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced lx>uisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Establishing his headquarters at Fort Jessup, in Louisiana,...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Mich: Containg ...

Isabella County (Mich.) - 1884 - 589 pages
...remote, and in employments so obscure, that his name was unknown beyond the limits of his own immed1ate acquaintance. In the year 1836, he was sent to Florida...United States troops in Florida. After two years of sucl1 wearisome employment amidst the everglades of the peninsula, Gen. Taylor obtained, at his own...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of St. Joseph County, Michigan

Saint Joseph County (Mich.) - 1889 - 606 pages
...renowned chieftain, Col Taylor took a subordinate but a brave and efficient part. For twenty -four years Col. Taylor was engaged in the defence of the...chief command of the United States troops in Florida. Af'er two years of such wearisome employment amidst the everglades of the peninsula, Gen. Taylor obtained,...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Sumner County, Kansas: Containinf Full ...

Sumner County (Kan.) - 1885 - 458 pages
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated tc ;he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, c.nd was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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Portrait Biographical Album

1891
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated tc :he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, ;.nd was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF WASHTENAW COUNTY MICHIGAN

1891
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated tc ;he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, £*nd was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Washtenaw County, Michigan: Containing ...

Governors - 1891 - 629 pages
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated tc -;he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, ;.nd was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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Portrait and Biographical Album

1891
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated to ;he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, uid was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE GOVERNORS OF MICHIGAN AND OF THE PRESIDENTS ...

1891
...secured for Col. Taylor the high appreciation of the Government; and as a reward, he was elevated to -he rank of brigadier-general by brevet ; and soon after,...obtained, at his own request, a change of command, ^nd was stationed over the Department of the Southwest. This field embraced Louisiana, Mississippi,...
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