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General James Shields.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions.

General James Shields.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armed Forces -- Officers,
  • Military pensions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPetition of General James Shields for increase of pension
    SeriesH.rp.539
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15954677M

    Brigadier General James Shields - Autograph Letter Signed 07/31/ - Item James Shields sends an autograph letter of thanks for looking into the pension of a soldier. Autograph Letter Signed: 'Jas Shields', 1p, 7 1/2x9 1/2. Shop for Brigadier General James Shields related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the world's largest collection. James Shields is the author of September Nights ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), The Extreme Right In France ( avg rating, 4 /5.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Condon, William Henry. Life of Major-General James Shields. Chicago, Press of the Blakely Printing Co. [©]. Shields demanded satisfaction of a duel. Seconds convinced parties not to fight after Lincoln denied authorship and Shields accepted explanation. Shields and Lincoln became friendly after settling dispute. Judge, Illinois Supreme Court, Commissioner, US General Land Office Burial: Saint Marys Cemetery, Carrollton, Carroll .

    James Shields ( [lower-alpha 1] – 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 to , in the 31st, 32nd, and 33rd Congresses, Minnesota from to , in the 35th Congress, and Missouri in Died: June 1, () (aged 73) Ottumwa, Iowa. Selected History of the Shields Family. Dr. Martin L. Skubinna, Ph.D. The major Shields family in America today is chiefly of Irish origin and can probably lay claim to having ancestry in Ireland dating back to the time of the initial Celtic invasions -- sometime between and B.C.


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We need not hesitate to claim a modest participation in his fame and to hail him, James Shields of Min. James Anthony Shields (born Decem ) is an American former professional baseball starting played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tampa Bay Rays from throughthe Kansas City Royals in andthe San Diego Padres in andand the Chicago White Sox from to He was an All Star in Earned run average: I have parent and sibling info for a James M.

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Brigadier General James Shields - Manuscript Letter Signed 05/26/ - Item JAMES SHIELDS. Manuscript LS: 'Jas Shields' as U.S. Senator, 1p, 71/4x51/2. Washington, May To M.E. Parkhurt, Esq., Clinton, Mass. Shop for Brigadier General James Shields related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the world's largest collection.

James, commonly known as 'Colonel' James Shields, was the youngest son of William and Margaret (Wilson) Shields, and an early pioneer. He gained his honorary military title because of his service in the War ofwhere he served in Captain John Hughes' Company ofthe Indiana Militia as a Private; the Indian campaigns during the territorial days of Indiana; and the Civil : Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings .The Battle of Kernstown.

Contributed by Kati Singel. The Battle of Kernstown on Maset the stage for Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign of during the American Civil War (–). While a tactical defeat for the Confederates, and Jackson's only loss, the battle nevertheless was an important strategic victory.Buy Life of Major-General James Shields: Hero of Three Wars and Senator from Three States by William Henry Condon online at Alibris.

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