Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1794-03-01
Death 1849-05-07
English

Biographical notes:

Army officer.

From the description of Papers of William Jenkins Worth, 1838-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80699218

Born in Hudson, N.Y. During the War of 1812, served as an aide to Winfield Scott, and participated in the battles of Chippewa and Lundy's Lane. Given command of the 8th Infantry Regiment in 1838, with rank as colonel.

From the description of W. J. Worth letter : Buffalo, to Gov. Marcy, 1838 Feb. 25. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 181085059

American general. Fort Worth, Texas named for him.

From the description of Letter, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480153

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Subjects:

  • Military Bases
  • Fortification
  • Caroline affair, 1837
  • Generals--Correspondence
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Military education

Occupations:

  • Army officers
  • Soldiers--United States

Places:

  • United States, Army (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Madison Barracks (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Albany (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Buffalo (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Plattsburgh (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)