Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912

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Career military officer and scholar.

From the description of Papers, 1864-1889. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27664270

Gen. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912), commanded the 18th United States Infantry's 1866 expedition to build a wagon road from Fort Kearney, Nebraska, to Big Horn mountains of Montana and establish Fort Philip Kearney, Dakota Territory. He was in command of the Rocky Mountain District.

From the description of History of Indian operations on the Plains, 1866 /by Henry Beebee Carrington. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702689050

Henry Beebee Carrington was an Ohio lawyer. He served in the military during the Civil War and continued in the army fighting Indians (1865-1869).

From the description of Notes on the Six Nations (New York), 1890, successors to the Five Nations which once constituted the League or Confederacy of the "Iriquois" [sic].... (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138556

Ohio lawyer Henry Beebee Carrington served in the military during the Civil War and continued in the army fighting Indians (1865-1869).

From the guide to the Notes on the Six Nations (New York), 1890, successors to the Five Nations which once constituted the League or Confederacy of the "Iriquois" [sic]...., 1890, (American Philosophical Society)

First Presbyterian Church was founded in Franklinton, Ohio 1806. Second Presbyterian split from First in 1839, and Third was founded by Second in 1852. Westminster was founded in 1854, and Third became First Congregational Church in 1856. Second and Westminster Churches merged to become Central Presbyterian Church in 1901.

From the description of Manuscript history of Presbyterian churches in Columbus, Ohio, 1856. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 39359899

Henry Beebee Carrington was born in Wallingford, Connecticut on March 2, 1824. He graduated from Yale University in 1845 (B.A.) and attended Yale University Law School in 1847. He practiced law in Ohio. During the Civil War he was appointed colonel of the 18th U.S. Infantry (May, 1861) and brigadier general of volunteers (Nov, 1862). Carrington supervised military tribunals in Indiana and Ohio, trials later ruled "illegal" by the Supreme Court. He was mustered out of volunteer service in 1865. He joined his regiment in 1866 and established Fort Philip Kearney in the Dakota Territory. He led military campaigns against the Sioux Indians, negotiated the 1872 treaty with the Flathead Indians of Montana and provided for their removal to the reservation in 1891, and conducted relocation and census studies of other tribes. Carrington wrote several popular American history texts. He died in Hyde Park, Massachusetts on October 26, 1912.

From the guide to the Henry B. Carrington manuscript, circa 1900, (University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections)

Henry Beebee Carrington was born in Wallingford, Conn., on 2 Mar. 1824. He graduated from Yale University in 1845 and attended Yale University Law School in 1847. He practiced law in Ohio. During the Civil War he was appointed colonel of the 18th U.S. Infantry (May 1861) and brigadier general of volunteers (Nov. 1862). Carrington supervised military tribunals in Indiana and Ohio, trials later ruled "illegal" by the Supreme Court. He was mustered out of volunteer service in 1865. He joined his regiment in 1866 and established Fort Philip Kearney in the Dakota Territory. He led military campaigns against the Sioux Indians, negotiated the 1872 treaty with the Flathead Indians of Montana and provided for their removal to the reservation in 1891, and conducted relocation and census studies of other tribes. Carrington wrote several popular American history texts. He died in Hyde Park, Mass., on 26 Oct. 1912.

From the description of Henry B. Carrington's The Exodus of the Flatheads from Their Ancestral Home in the Garden Valley, Montana, to the Jocko Reservation, Montana. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 56602865

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referencedIn Salmon P. Chase Papers, 1775-1898, (bulk 1824-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Weiss, Edward H. Edward H. Weiss collection of American military biography, 1864-1910, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Carrington Family papers, 1749-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Letter : Hyde Park, Mass, to Miss Frances Ten Eyck, 1910 July 27. Newberry Library
referencedIn White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. Papers, 1828-1936 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877. Letter : Indianapolis, to Henry Wager Halleck, Washington, D.C., 1863 Jan. 2. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Papers, 1828-1936 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Towson, W. E. W. E. Towson letters and related materials concerning Samuel Francis Smith, 1889-1896. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Papers, 1864-1889. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969, 1811-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Herriott, Frank Irving, 1868-1941. Papers, 1860-1913. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
creatorOf Henry B. Carrington manuscript, circa 1900 University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877. Letter : Indianapolis, to Henry Wager Halleck, Washington, D.C., 1863 Jan. 2. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. History of Indian operations on the Plains, 1866 /by Henry Beebee Carrington. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Notes on the Six Nations (New York), 1890, successors to the Five Nations which once constituted the League or Confederacy of the "Iriquois" [sic].... American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents, 1891-1892. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Militia law of Ohio, 1857. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Fahey, John, 1919-2004. Papers, 1953-1974. Eastern Washington University, JFK Library
referencedIn Brown, Lucius Franklin, 1839-1863. Lucius Franklin Brown papers, 1858-1863 [microform]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Bowman, James S. James S. Bowman papers, 1929. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912,. Ohio in the Civil War; by H.B. Carrington, U.S.A. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Towson, W. E. W. E. Towson letters and related materials concerning Samuel Francis Smith, 1889-1896. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898 (bulk 1824-1872). Library of Congress
creatorOf Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912. Henry B. Carrington's The Exodus of the Flatheads from Their Ancestral Home in the Garden Valley, Montana, to the Jocko Reservation, Montana. Library of Congress
referencedIn Spear, Elsa, 1896-1992. Elsa Spear papers, ca. 1880s-1986. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Elsa Spear papers, circa 1880s-1986 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers. Correspondence, 1866-1912 [microform]. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Henry Beebee Carrington letters to George Bancroft and book reciept, 1876-1881 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876. Documents relating to George Armstrong Custer, 1867-1892. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Notes on the Six Nations (New York), 1890, successors to the Five Nations which once constituted the League or Confederacy of the "Iriquois" [sic]...., 1890 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Carrington, Henry B. Manuscript history of Presbyterian churches in Columbus, Ohio, 1856. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Phil Kearny (Wyo.)
Ohio
United States
United States
Montana
United States
Indiana
Ohio--Columbus
Ohio
Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Fort Kearny
Columbus (Ohio)
Ohio
Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Subject
Indians of North America--Census
Fetterman Fight, Wyo., 1866
Indians of North America--Wars
Natural history
Church buildings
Iroquois Indians--Census
Military law
Montana
Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895
Presbyterians
Indians of North America--Montana
Native Americans
Salish Indians--Government policy
Surveys And Explorations, General
Dakota Indians--Wars, 1866-1895
Astronomy
Iroquois Indians--Population
Salish Indians
Iroquois Indians--Dwellings
Iroquois Indians--Property
Indian reservations--Montana
Meteorology
Salish Indians--Relocations--Montana
Iroquois Indians--Diseases
Indians of North America--Missions
Salish Indians--Relocation
Flathead Indians
Indian reservations
Iroquois Indians--Agriculture
Occupation
Soldiers--United States
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Birth 1824-03-02

Death 1912-10-26

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