Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849

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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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referencedIn Letters to Matthew Calbraith Perry from various correspondents, 1799-1945. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Letter, 1846. American Primers
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844. Letter, 1828 December 10 [to] Col. Charles Gratiot, Chief of the Corps of Engineers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Griswold family. Papers, 1782-1842 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. W. J. Worth letter : Buffalo, to Gov. Marcy, 1838 Feb. 25. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. Terms of capitulation of the city of Monterey. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Papers of Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1810-1873. Library of Congress
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862. Letter : to General Mason, 1st dragoons / by Philip Kearny, 1849 Nov 1. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1837-1839. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. Letter : to General Zachary Taylor / by John Ellis Wool, 1847 Jan 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Papers of William Jenkins Worth, 1838-1842. Library of Congress
creatorOf Satterlee, R. S. (Richard Sherwood), 1798-1880. Letter, 1847, July 30 : Pueblo Mexico, to Maj. Gen. W.J. Worth. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Floyd-Jones, De Lancey, 1826-1902. De Lancey Floyd-Jones letters, 1846-1862 University of Texas at Arlington, Central Library
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Commentary on Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican War, [18--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Letters Sent by Secretary of War William Marcy to General Officers in the Field During the Mexican War
creatorOf Lovell, Joseph, 1788-1836. Papers, 1834-1835 : Washington, D.C. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Adair, John, 1757-1840. Autographs : land documents, business letters, and signatures, 1794-1946, bulk 1794-1806. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Papers, 1785-1851. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Frankford Arsenal. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Rogers Family 1832-1888 Papers. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Mackay, Aeneas, d. 1850. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. Memorandum and letters, 1846-1848. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Geary, John White, 1819-1873. John White Geary Mexican War papers, 1846-1848. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn De Lancey Floyd-Jones Letters AR491., 1846-1862, 1846-1848 Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library
referencedIn John White Geary Mexican War papers, 1846-1848 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Magoffin, Susan Shelby, 1827-1855. Journal, 1846-1847. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Crimmins, Martin Lalor, 1876-1955. Crimmins, Martin Lalor, papers, 1813-1954 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Letters : Fort Stansbury, [Fla.], and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Samuel Hitchcock, Burlington, Vt., 1843 Jan. 15 - Sept. 20. Newberry Library
creatorOf Duncan, James, 1813-1849. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Letters, 1844-1846. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn McCall, George A. (George Archibald), 1802-1868. Papers of George A. McCall, 1831-1853. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Eustis, Abraham, 1786-1843. Letter : Fort Butler to [William Jenkins] Worth, 1838 June 18. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Moore, H. Judge, d. 1847. Mexican War diary, 1846-1847. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ethan Allen Hitchcock Papers, 1793-1888, (bulk 1830-1865) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn United States. War Dept. Letters, 1846-1847. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Letter: to Elisha English /by William Jenkins Worth, 1848 Mar 12. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn United States. Army. Notes, 1846. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Commentary on Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican War, [18--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Anthony Quitman papers, 1833-1858 (inclusive) 1847-1858 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Kirby, Edmund, 1794-1849. Letters : to General Joseph W. Brown, 1847. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849. Letters, 1844-1846. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Sanderson, Winslow F., d. 1853. Winslow Fuller Sanderson papers, 1846-1860. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Rucker, Robert M., b. 1831. Robert M. Rucker letter and monthly report [manuscript], [1849?] University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gardner, John, 1750-1807. Letter: to Colonel Walbach /by John Lane Gardner, 1847 May 15. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gratiot, Charles, 1788-1855. Letter, 1828 Nov. 22, Washington [to] Col Thayer. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Hagan, Robert Diary 71-10., 1847-1858 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Crimmins, Martin Lalor Papers 1936; 1950., 1813-1954 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Sprague, Mary Worth, 1822-. Letter: to her father William J. Worth, /by Mary Worth Sprague, 1846 Mar 22. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Geary, John White, 1819-1873. John White Geary Mexican War papers, 1846-1848. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Crimmins, Martin Lalor person
associatedWith Crimmins, Martin Lalor, 1876-1955. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Duncan, James, 1813-1849. person
associatedWith English, Elisha. person
associatedWith Eustis, Abraham, 1786-1843. person
associatedWith Floyd-Jones, De Lancey. person
associatedWith Floyd-Jones, De Lancey, 1826-1902. person
associatedWith Frankford Arsenal. corporateBody
associatedWith Gardner, John, 1750-1807. person
associatedWith Geary, John White, 1819-1873. person
associatedWith Gratiot, Charles, 1788-1855. person
associatedWith Griswold family. family
associatedWith Griswold, Henry William, 1796-1834. person
associatedWith Hagan, Robert person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. person
associatedWith Johnson, Ebenezer, 1760-1841. person
associatedWith Jones, Roger, 1789-1852. person
associatedWith Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862. person
associatedWith Kirby, Edmund, 1794-1849. person
associatedWith Lovell, Joseph, 1788-1836. person
associatedWith Mackay, Aeneas, d. 1850. person
associatedWith Macomb, Alexander, 1782-1841. person
associatedWith Magoffin, Susan Shelby, 1827-1855. person
associatedWith Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857. person
correspondedWith McCall, George A. (George Archibald), 1802-1868. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, H. Judge, d. 1847. person
associatedWith Munroe, John, fl. 1850. person
correspondedWith Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844. person
associatedWith Quitman, John Anthony. person
associatedWith Rucker, Robert M., b. 1831. person
associatedWith Sanderson, Winslow F., d. 1853. person
associatedWith Satterlee, R. S. (Richard Sherwood), 1798-1880. person
associatedWith Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866. person
associatedWith Sprague, Mary Worth, 1822- person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. person
associatedWith Tillinghast, Dyre, 1797 or 8-1862. person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Dept. of the North. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 8th. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. person
associatedWith Worth, William Jenkins, Mrs. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States, Army
New York (State)--Madison Barracks
Canada
Texas
United States
United States
New York (State)--Albany
United States
United States
New York (State)--Buffalo
New York (State)
United States
New York (State)--Plattsburgh
Canada
Subject
Military Bases
Fortification
Caroline affair, 1837
Generals--Correspondence
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Military education
Occupation
Army officers
Soldiers--United States
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Person

Birth 1794-03-01

Death 1849-05-07

English

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