Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830

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Army officer and adventurer.

From the description of John Parker Boyd correspondence, 1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451193

Army officer, Boyd served as a mercenary to the British and French and was later appointed an officer in the U.S. Army, serving in the War of 1812.

From the description of Letter, 1813 August 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617549

Brigadier-general in the War of 1812.

From the description of Letters 1811-1815. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 752199614

From the guide to the Boyd mss., 1811-1815., (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

Soldier in the U.S. Army

A native of Mass., who, Oct. 7, 1808 was a colonel in the Fourth Infantry; a brigadier general, Aug. 26, 1812; honorably discharged June 15, 1815; died Oct. 4, 1830. He was born in Newburyport, Mass., Dec. 21, 1764. (from Appleton, Cyc. Am. Biog. ; Heitman. Reg. U.S. Army) (Blue index cards)

From the description of John Parker Boyd orderly book, 1811-1812. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 314712405

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creatorOf Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. Letter, 1813 August 11. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf John Parker Boyd letter to Colonel James Miller, 1813 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. John Parker Boyd correspondence, 1811. Library of Congress
creatorOf Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. John Parker Boyd orderly book, 1811-1812. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke family papers, 1777-1914. Houghton Library
creatorOf Boyd mss., 1811-1815. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. Letters 1811-1815. Indiana University
referencedIn United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 4th. Abstract of troops under the command of Col. J.P. Boyd for the month of August 1809. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. Papers of Richard Cutts, 1753-1886 (bulk 1802-1830). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Boyd, John Parker. Record general and regimental orders and letter book, 1808-1812. Indiana Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Armstrong, John, 1758-1843. person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. person
associatedWith Eustis, William, 1753-1825. person
associatedWith Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. person
associatedWith Miller, James. person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 4th. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 5th (1808-1815) corporateBody
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839. person
associatedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. person
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United States
United States
United States
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Prisoners of war
Tippecanoe, Battle of, Ind., 1811
Prisoners of war--Great Britain
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Army officers
Adventurers
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Birth 1764-12-21

Death 1830-10-04

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