Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813

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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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creatorOf Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. [Letter] 1790 July 21, War Office, [to] Otho H. Williams, Baltimore. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Nathanael Greene papers, 1762-1852, bulk 1780-1785. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Josiah Harmar correspondence, 1753-1813. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Papers, 1788 Nov. 3. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Extracts from the Josiah Harmar papers, May 11, 1787 to July 7, 1793 : typescript copy, copied 20th century. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Report from Josiah Harmar, Fort Harmar, to Major General Henry Knox, Secretary of War, November 24, 1787 : typescript copy, 20th century. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Northwest, Old. Papers and documents, 1721-1802 (bulk 1780-1801). Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nathanael Greene papers 1762-1852 1780-1785 Greene, Nathanael, papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn General Josiah Harmer's papers and journal : including an account of his retreat from Fort Wayne (Miamitown) in 1790. Allen County Public Library, ACPL
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Josiah Harmar records, 1788-1791. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Irvine, William, 1741-1804. Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Orderly book of Josiah Harmar, 1794. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803. Correspondence, 1787-1793. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: frontier wars papers, 1754-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Records of U.S. Army Commands. 1784 - 1874. Letters Sent and Received by Company Commander Captain Jonathan Heart National Archives at Washington, D.C
referencedIn Morris, David H. A Sketch of Gen. Harmar's campaign in 1790 / : by David H. Morris, 1840. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Goodman, Alfred Thomas, 1845-1871. Papers, 1868-1871. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Josiah Harmar papers, 1681-1937. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Muster roll, 1787. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Josiah Harmar records [microform], 1788-1791. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site (Newburgh, N.Y.). Revolutionary War papers, 1774-1784. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Draper manuscripts: Josiah Harmar papers, 1778-1799. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Papers [microform], 1790-1792. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn [Westmoreland County lands, Jan. 9th 1827]. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Muster rolls, 1776-1865 (inclusive), 1776-1802, 1807, 1824, 1828, 1861-1865 (bulk). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Brodhead, Daniel. Northwest Territory Collection 1781-1802. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Shippen family. Papers, 1749-1899. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. Collection of Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts, 1735-1890. Library of Congress
creatorOf Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818. Document, 1785 Aug. 19. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Irvine, William, 1741-1804. Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. Henry Knox : miscellaneous papers, 1787-1793. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Pennsylvania. Militia. Broadside regarding the Whiskey Insurrection, 1794 December 15. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Shepard, Samuel, 1765-1839. Samuel Shepard diary, 1787-1796. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith Alexander, John B. person
associatedWith Beardsley, Alexander. person
associatedWith Beardsley, Mary. person
associatedWith Buckley, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Butler, Richard, 1743-1791. person
associatedWith Camp Port Vincennes. corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dickinson, John, 1732-1808. person
associatedWith Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806. person
associatedWith Goodman, Alfred Thomas, 1845-1871. person
associatedWith Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803. person
associatedWith Hand, Edward, 1744-1802. person
associatedWith Harmar, Charles Jenkins, 1785-1806. person
associatedWith Harmar, Josiah, 1802-1848. person
associatedWith Harmar, Sarah Coit Lanman, ca. 1805-1869. person
associatedWith Harmar, Sarah (Sally), 1761-1847. person
associatedWith Harmar, William, 1803-1878. person
associatedWith Hoagland, William. person
associatedWith Irvine, William, 1741-1804. person
associatedWith Jeffers, John. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Hannah. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Mary Gray. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Lane, Derick, 1755-1831. person
associatedWith Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. person
associatedWith Lee, Henry, 1756-1818. person
associatedWith Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. person
associatedWith Moore, Thomas L. person
associatedWith Morris, David H. person
associatedWith Nicholas, Mary Jenkins. person
associatedWith Nichols, Mary. person
associatedWith Nixon, John. person
associatedWith Northwest, Old. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Hara, James, 1752-1819. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Militia. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, John. person
associatedWith Shepard, Samuel, 1765-1839. person
associatedWith Shippen family. family
associatedWith St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. person
associatedWith Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794. person
associatedWith Tardiveau, Barthelemi, d. 1801. person
associatedWith Thomas, Eliza Harmar, 1787-1869. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 1st (1791-1792) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site (Newburgh, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Watts, Florence G. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wyllys, John Palsgrave, 1754-1790. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Washington (Ohio)
Indiana
Fort Knox (Ky.)
Illinois
Northwest, Old
Pennsylvania
United States
Fort Washington (Ohio)
Fort Harmar (Ohio)
Missouri
Kentucky
Northwest, Old
Ohio--Washington County
Kentucky
Fort Franklin (Franklin, Pa.)
United States
Ohio
Big Beaver Creek (Pa.)
Indiana
Covalt's Station (Ohio)
Fort Steuben (Ohio)
Northwest, Old
Vincennes (Ind.)
French Creek (Pa.)
Middle West
Subject
Delaware Indians
Frontier and pioneer life
Harmar's Expedition, 1790
Indians of North America
Indians of North America
Iroquois Indians
Miami Indians
Miami Indians
Real property
Shawnee Indians
Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794
Wyandot Indians
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Army officers
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Birth 1753-11-10

Death 1813-08-20

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