Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1753-11-10
Death 1813-08-20
English

Biographical notes:

Army officer.

From the description of Orderly book of Josiah Harmar, 1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068546

Lieutenent Colonel Josiah Harmar commanded the Pennsylvania troops at Camp Port Vincennes.

From the description of Muster roll, 1787. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625429

Soldier in American Revolution; brigadier-general, U.S. Army; adjutant-general of Pennsylvania. In 1790 he waged a campaign near Fort Wayne, Ind., was involved in Wayne's Indian campaign 1793-4.

From the description of Josiah Harmar records [microform], 1788-1791. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40477342

Born in Philadelphia, November 10, 1753; died, August 20, 1813. He was educated in a Quaker school; joined the 6th Pa. Regt. as a lieutenant Colonel, October 1, 1776; served throughout the Revolution; on September 30, 1783 was commander of the army. He married Sarah Jenkins on October 19, 1784. His special service was on Scioto, Ohio, in Indiana and Illinois against the Indians. It is said that although he was a very brave and fine man, he was not particularly successful as a commander. Fort Harman was named for him. He resigned from the army, January 1, 1792. (DAB) (blue index cards)

From the description of Josiah Harmar correspondence, 1753-1813. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 383860411

Soldier in American Revolution; brigadier-general, U.S. Army; adjutant-general of Pennsylvania. In 1790 he waged a campaign near Fort Wayne, Ind., was involved in Wayne's Indian campaign 1793-1794.

From the description of Josiah Harmar records, 1788-1791. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40477495



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Subjects:

  • Harmar's Expedition, 1790
  • Miami Indians--Wars
  • Real property
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Shawnee Indians
  • Iroquois Indians--Government relations
  • Indians of North America--Wars
  • Miami Indians
  • Wyandot Indians
  • Delaware Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794

Occupations:

  • Army officers.

Places:

  • Fort Washington (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Fort Knox (Ky.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Fort Washington (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Fort Harmar (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Washington County (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Fort Franklin (Franklin, Pa.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Big Beaver Creek (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Covalt's Station (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Fort Steuben (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Vincennes (Ind.) (as recorded)
  • French Creek (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Middle West (as recorded)