McClernand, Edward J. (Edward John), 1848-1926

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Edward J. McClernand was a United States (U.S.) Army 2nd lieutenant in the 2nd U.S. Cavalry Regiment.

From the description of Edward J. McClernand papers, 1877, 11 December 1889, 24 January 1894, undated. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50047864

Brigadier General, U.S. Army. Served with 2nd Cavalry in Montana during the Indian campaigns of the 1870s, in Cuba during the Spanish-American War (1898), and later as Chief of Staff for the Department of the Missouri, headquartered at Omaha, Nebraska. In 1905 he was sent overseas as military attache with the Japanese Army. Promoted to Brigadier General in 1906 and given command of 1st Cavalry. Retired from active duty December 1912.

From the description of With the Indian and the buffalo in Montana, 1925? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644821

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associatedWith Birkhimer, William E. (William Edward), 1848-1914. person
associatedWith Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876. person
associatedWith Givens, J. D. (James David), b. 1863. person
associatedWith Romeyn, Henry, 1833-1913. person
associatedWith Tyler, George, Captain. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Cavalry, 2nd corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 2nd. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Leonard. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Bear Paw, Battle of, Mont., 1877
Cheyenne Indians
Dakota Indians
Indians of North America
Little Big Horn, Battle of the, 1876
Nez Percé Indians


Birth 1848

Death 1926



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SNAC ID: 41825359