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Life of Major-General James Shields

William Henry Condon

Life of Major-General James Shields

hero of three wars and senator from three states.

by William Henry Condon

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Published by Press of the Blakely Printing Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shields, James, 1806-1879

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Hon. William H. Condon ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE403.1.S5 C74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4, 387 p.
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6775098M
    LC Control Number00004838
    OCLC/WorldCa2503331

    THE LAST HEROES The Story of Three Victoria Cross Winners and Their World War 2 Exploits by John F. Elder and a great selection of related books, art . Early life. Olds was born Robert Oldys Jr. in Honolulu into an army family and spent much of his boyhood in Hampton, Virginia, where he attended elementary and high father was Captain (later Major General) Robert Oldys (later Olds), an instructor pilot in France during World War I, former aide to Brigadier General Billy Mitchell from to , and a leading Battles/wars: World War II, Vietnam War, Operation .

    Pour le politicien américain, voir James Shields Wikipédia en Français. James Shields () — This article is about the United States Representative from Ohio. For the pitcher, see James Shields (pitcher). For the U.S. Senator, see James Shields. James Shields (Ap – Aug ) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.   , May 5—James Shields is born in Dungannon County Tyrone County, Ireland. , Dec. 3—Illinois is admitted as 21 st state to the union. —Illinois State bank temporarily closes during a financial scare. —Illinois state capital moves to Vendalia for these years. James Shields (age 16?) sails to America.

      General Shields has so far recovered as to command his division in person. N. P. BANKS, Major-General, Commanding. Hon. E. M. STANTON, Secretary of WarName SHIELDS, James Born May 10 , Cty Tyrone, Ireland Died June 1 , Ottumwa IA Pre-War Profession Lawyer, Black Hawk war, politician, judge, Mexican war, US senator. - Explore n_elliott's board "Major General J.E.B. Stuart", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Major general, American civil war and Civil war art pins.


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Life of Major-General James Shields. William Henry Condon. 19 Aug Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Comment - I support the move of the dab page to James Shields, but this article should be moved to James Shields (US senator) while James Shields (politician, born ) should be moved to James Shields (US representative) or alternatively to James Shields (Ohio) (state name is a common disambiguator among congressmen) or James Shields.

The Shields and Carr families were friends in Ireland, had intermarried, and quite naturally James Shields and Mary Carr met and were friends in America. During the summer of Miss Carr was visiting at the convent in San Francisco, and when General Shields found he had business in that city, he pressed his suit and won his bride.

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[William Henry Condon]. Genealogy profile for Brig. General James Shields (USA), U.S. Senator James Shields ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for James Shields ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living en: Daniel Shields, Charles Shields, Katherine Shields, James Shields, Mary Shields.

Opinions on Union Valley Generals: Shields, Milroy, Banks, Fremont Lately I have been interested in the campaigns in the Shenandoah Valley and wanted to get some opinions on the Union valley generals.

These commanders have been mostly referred to as incompetent and are seen as some of the worst Union commanders of the war. THE GENERAL JAMES SHIELDS MOUNUMENT, east side of the court-house lawn, is a life-size bronze statue on a high red-granite base. General Shields was born in County Tyrone, Irelandand to America in   Some accounts, including William Condon's "Life of Major General Shields, Hero of Three Wars and Senator from Three States" (Chicago: ), state the young Shields went to sea and was shipwrecked and injured in Scotland prior to his arrival in America, providing a suitably harrowing start for such an adventure-filled life.

Irish/American General James Shields. likes. James J. Shields – Co. Tyrone native Served America Well – and Often His personal story and resume are among the most impressive of. James Shields ( – June 1, ) was an Irish American Democratic politician and United States Army officer, who is the only person in United States history to serve as a U.S.

Senator for three different states. Shields represented Illinois from toin the 31st, 32nd, and 33rd Congresses, Minnesota from toin the 35th Congress, and Battles/wars: Mexican–American War American Civil War.

James Shields was promoted to major general for his actions, but Congress withdrew the promotion. Angered by the slight, Shields resigned. He collected his wife and began an odyssey working for the railroads that led him back to California, Mississippi (after the war), Wisconsin, and finally Missouri.

Condon, William Henry, "Life of Major General James Shields, Hero of Three Wars and Senator from Three States," Chicago: Press of Blakely Printing Co.

Dictionary of American Biography, Vol XVII. Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Newton Bateman and Paul Selby, eds. Chicago, Munsell Publishing Co.

Condon also raised $9, for a bronze state of Senator James Shields in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Inhe published Life of Major-General James Shields: Hero of Three Wars and Senator from Three States. Condon was a Catholic and served two terms as president of the Union Catholic Library Association.

He was also a Born: OctoTribes Hill, New York.Shields published the book, A History of Illinois, from its Commencement as a State in tooriginally written by Illinois Governor Thomas Ford. According to the foreword by Shields, Ford gave him the manuscript on his death bed, so that Shields might publish it, and use the proceeds to benefit Ford's then orphaned children.Browse any ebooks by genre Nonfiction.

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