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General Thomas Posey son of the American Revolution

John T Posey 1992

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  • Title:
    General Thomas Posey son of the American Revolution
  • Author: John T Posey
  • Subjects: Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818; United States. Continental Army -- Biography; Generals -- United States -- Biography; Southwest, Old -- History; Northwest Old -- History -- 1775-1865; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns; Electronic books
  • Description: Contents; Introduction; 1. "... born of respectable parentage...." (1750-1774); 2. "The glorious cause" (1775-1778); 3. "The fort's our own!" (1778-1779); 4. "The veracity of Posey was as unquestioned as his courage." (1780-1782); 5. "... we are to loose you, perhaps for ever...." (1783-1793); 6. "... a most amiable wife and sweet little family of children ...." (1793-1800); 7. "I was not born to riches or... high birth, or great family. " (1800-1810); 8. "I am not ... above shewing an example to my fellow citizens ...." (1810-1813); 9. " ... under your auspices, we have become as one people." (1813-1816)
    10. " ... he knew him and gave him his hand." (1816-1818)Appendices; A. " ...being in Company with her revives my former Passion for your Low Land Beauty ...."; B. "The unfortunate and most unhappy John Price Posey" ....; Select Bibliography; Index
    Revolutionary War general Thomas Posey (1750-1818) lived his life against the backdrop of one of the most dramatic periods in American history. Posey, who played a minor role in the actual War for Independence, went on to participate in the development and foundation of several states in the transappalachian West. His experiences on the late 18th- and early 19th-century American frontier were varied and in a certain sense extraordinary; he served as Indian agent in Illinois Territory; as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, as U.S. Senator from Louisiana, and as Governor of Indiana duri
  • Publisher: East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press
  • Creation Date: 1992
  • Format: 1 online resource (334 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-87013-946-0
  • OCLC Number: 610575746
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