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War of 1812
Snap Dragon
by Nash, Jaquelin Drane. The Snap Dragon was the most successful North Carolina privateer in combat with the British fleet in the War of 1812. The schooner was built on the West River in Maryland in 1808 and originally named [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stockard, Henry Jerome
by Sherwood, Mary Bates. Henry Jerome Stockard, poet and educator, was born in Chatham County. His ancestors emigrated from Scotland to Pennsylvania and moved to Chatham County between 1750 and 1760. His grandfather, John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tatum, Howell
by Davis, Curtis Carroll. Howell Tatum, officer in the Revolution and War of 1812, merchant, engineer, and lawyer, attorney general, and superior court judge in Tennessee, was the son of Joshua and Amey Tatum of Halifax [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Turner, Daniel
by Mcfarland, Daniel M. Turner, Daniel by Daniel M. Mcfarland, 1996 21 Sept. 1796–21 July 1860 Daniel Turner, soldier, lawyer, congressman, teacher, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Walker, Carleton
by Engstrom, Mary Claire. Carleton Walker, British-born collector of the Port of Wilmington, paymaster of troops in the War of 1812, and Cape Fear planter and lavish speculator, was the youngest of three sons of James (d. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
War of 1812
by Stick, David, Norris, David A. Disputes between the United States and Great Britain over neutrality laws, the impressment of American sailors by British warships, and the suspicion that the British were inciting Indian wars on the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wasp
by Cross, Jerry L. The Wasp was a privateer commanded by Capt. Johnston Blakeley during the War of 1812. The sloop was still under construction at Newburyport, Mass., when Blakeley received his appointment on 13 Aug. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wellborn (Welborn), James
by Powell, William S. James Wellborn (Welborn), army officer and legislator, was born in that part of Rowan County that first became Surry County and then Wilkes County in 1778. Here he made his home during a long life, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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