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  Anthony Wayne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wayne was born to Isaac Wayne in Easttown Township, Pennsylvania in Chester County, near present-day Paoli, Pennsylvania and educated as a surveyor at his uncle's private academy in Philadelphia.
Wayne then negotiated the Treaty of Greenville between the tribal confederacy and the United States, which was signed on August 3, 1795.
Wayne's was the first attempt to provide formalized basic training for regular Army recruits and Legionville was the first facility established expressly for this purpose.
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 Anthony Wayne - LoveToKnow 1911
ANTHONY WAYNE (1745-1796), American soldier, was born in the township of Easttown, Chester county, Pennsylvania, on the 1st of January 1745, of a Yorkshire family.
Late in July Wayne's legion of regulars, numbering about 2000, was reinforced by about 1600 Kentucky militia under General Charles Scott, and the combined forces advanced to the junction of the Auglaize and Maumee rivers, where Fort Defiance was constructed.
Wayne retained his position as com - mander of the army after its reorganization, and he rendered service in quelling the proposed filibustering expeditions from Kentucky against the Spanish dominions, and also took the lead in occupying the lake posts delivered up by the British.
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 Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne: Bibliography - Bibliography Wayne's activities in the Old Northwest are recorded in The...
Anthony WAYNE - WAYNE, Anthony (1745—1796) WAYNE, Anthony, (father of Isaac Wayne), a Representative from...
Anthony Wayne: Politics and the Indian Wars - Politics and the Indian Wars In 1783 he returned to Pennsylvania, and in 1784 he was again elected...
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 HISTORY - Lyons 14489 - General Anthony Wayne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthony Wayne was not one to which learning came easily, but he did have an acute interest in Mathematics that enabled him to take up surveying.
Wayne was only stunned by the heavy ball, however, and he continued to direct his men in hand to hand combat.
Wayne had been summoned to end the hostilities that were directed against the settlers of the Ohio Valley, who were pouring into the area at a rate of 10,000 a year.
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 Anthony Wayne
Anthony was Isaac's only son, and was educated at the Philadelphia academy, he became land-surveyor, and in 1765 was sent to Nova Scotia as financial agent and surveyor in the service of wealthy association, on the recommendation of Benjamin Franklin.
Wayne returned on a visit to Pennsylvania, and was appointed sole commissioner to treat with the Indians of the northwest, and to take possession of all the forts that had been held by the British in that territory; but.
Wayne's residence at Easttown, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is represented in the accompanying illustration.
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 Anthony Wayne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthony Wayne was one of the most colorful of all the commanders-in-chief that the Army of the United States has ever had.
Born on January 1, 1745, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Anthony was the only son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Iddings) Wayne and was named for his grandfather, Captain Anthony Wayne, a veteran of Marlborough's campaigns.
Wayne was impetuous and swift to action, but he was not rash or fool-hardy.
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 Wayne, Earl Anthony
Wayne was sworn in as Assistant Secretary on June 1, 2000.
Wayne served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the bureau of European Affairs (EUR) from 1997 until spring 2000 and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Canada from 1996 to 1997.
Wayne was Director for Regional Affairs for the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Counter-Terrorism, formulating and implementing counter-terrorism policy cooperation during the first Iraq war and the fall of the Iron Curtain.
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 Wayne, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
Wayne is home of the 1984 Girls AAU National Cross Country Championship Team (15-16 year old age group), coached by Bill Stearns, Eric Keil, and Joanne Mosley.
The indie rock band Fountains of Wayne took their name from a lawn ornament store located in the township on the westbound side of U.S. Route 46, though no members of the band are from the town.
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 Anthony Wayne
In the spring of 1776 Wayne and his battalion went with the Pennsylvania brigade to reinforce the Canadian expedition, through which Congress had hoped to gain another colony for the American cause.
Wayne himself was warned by an old farmer of the approach of the British but not soon enough to get his men completely ready.
During the bitter winter at Valley Forge, Wayne kept "the esteem and confidence" of his men and led foraging expeditions to gather grain and cattle to feed the army.
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 "Mad Anthony" Wayne at Fallen Timbers - The Early America Review, Fall 1996
Wayne read avidly of battles and ancient military heroes, and he organized his friends and cousins into armies to fight mock battles.
Wayne called him "Commodore." At one point during the winter of 1781 Jemy became unruly, and Wayne, "not in good spirits," ordered him to receive 29 lashes across the back for his behavior.
With Isaac Wayne's permission, Wallace dissected the body and boiled the parts in a large iron kettle to render the flesh from the bones.
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 History of Piqua Ohio - Mad Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne was born near Philadelphia at Waynesborough, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Jan. 1, 1745.
Wayne was recalled as a major general by Washington in 1792 and sent to take command in Ohio.
After accepting the surrender of Detroit in 1796, General Anthony Wayne was seized with a severe attack of gout and died at Fort Presque Isle, Penn., Dec. 15, 1796.
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 General Anthony Wayne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthony Wayne was one of the most colorful Generals of the eighteenth century United States.
With Wayne's assistance, Greene assured the inclusion of Georgia and the Carolinas among the colonies to be granted independence.
This was accomplished in 1794 with the establishment of Fort Wayne, Indiana and the Treaty of Greenville in 1795.
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 BBC - h2g2 - General 'Mad' Anthony Wayne - A481682
General 'Mad' Anthony Wayne was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania on the family homestead between the towns of Paoli and Wayne on 1 January, 1754.
At the Battle of Monmouth, the Wayne's Pennsylvanian troops were in the spearhead of the American attack that forced the British from the field.
General Anthony Wayne was headed back to Pittsburgh in December of 1796 and became ill. He died in the Erie blockhouse and was buried beneath the flagpole.
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 General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, Greene County, Pennsylvania
Waynesburg, the county seat, named for Major General Anthony Wayne, was laid out in 1796, and incorporated as a borough on January 29, 1816.
Wayne has to be one of the few famous people in American history known to have two graves.
Wayne received a good education, and his penchant for mathematics led to his training as a surveyor.
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 Wayne Family
In 1688, Capt. Anthony Wayne moved to Wicklow County, Ireland, probably in anticipation of the upcoming confrontation between James II and William of Orange.
Wayne commanded a company of dragoons in King William's campaign in Ireland against the deposed James II and culminated in the Battle of the Boyne.
Anthony Wayne, the veteran of Boyne, died in 1739 and was buried in the churchyard at St. David Episcopal Church near Paoli, PA. [View Photo]
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 General "Mad Anthony" Wayne
A dashing, brave soldier, known as "Mad Anthony," Wayne served in Canada in 1776 and at Brandywine and Germantown in 1777; he encamped at Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-78.
Wayne participated in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown and in 1778 distinguished himself in the Battle of Monmouth.
Noted for his bravery and quick temper, Wayne was popularly known as "Mad Anthony." Under provisions of the ensuing Treaty of Greenville (1795), Wayne obtained a large cession from the Indians.
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 General Anthony Wayne, 1745-96
Wayne was one of the few officers to advocate an attack on the British before they could begin their march, but it was only after Clinton had begun his move that Washington decided to follow.
Wayne's command was eventually disbanded, but not before Wayne was able to foil Benedict Arnold's attempt to betray West Point to the British by moving his command into the fort (25 September 1780).
Wayne was part of that force, which later in the year was to take part in the Yorktown campaign.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/people_wayne.html   (1245 words)

 Anthony Wayne
The American soldier Anthony Wayne was born in the township of Easttown, Chester county, Pennsylvania, on the 1st of January 1745, of a Yorkshire family.
Here Wayne made a final effort to treat with the Indians, and upon being rebuffed, moved forward and encountered them on the 20th of August in the battle of Fallen Timbers, fought near the falls of the Maumee, and almost under the walls of the British post Fort Miami.
Wayne retained his position as commander of the army after its reorganization, and he rendered service in quelling the proposed filibustering expeditions from Kentucky against the Spanish dominions, and also took the lead in occupying the lake posts delivered up by the British.
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 Early History of Wayne County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wayne County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on January 18, 1842 from parts of Cabell County.
Anthony Wayne was born on January 1, 1745 in Eastown, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
It was often called Wayne Court House by the local residents because the court house was the center of the area's social and economic life.
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 General Anthony Wayne
In 1722, the grandfather of Anthony Wayne arrived in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Wayne later was ordered southward by Washington in February 1781, but Wayne was held up in York, Pennsylvania and did not begin his march south until May. He met up with Lafayette's forces on June 7 at Fredericksburg.
In later years, General Wayne was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army by President Washington to subdue the Indians in the northwest territory.
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 News-Sentinel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Had it not been for Anthony Wayne's victories in Ohio in 1793 and 1794 and the founding of Fort Wayne in October 1794, the western border of the country might never have made it even to the Mississippi River.
Wayne's most brilliant exploit of the Revolutionary War was the storming of the British fort July 16, 1779, at Stony Point, N.Y. His forces took the strongest British post on the Hudson River with a surprise night attack.
Wayne went to Pittsburg (its correct spelling at the time) in July of 1792 and began training his men.
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 Wayne County Historian Monthly Features
Anthony Wayne was thirty- one at the outbreak of the Revolution.
Wayne’s service to Washington was of great note, but Wayne’s most daring exploit came at Stony Point.
On April 13, 1792, Anthony Wayne accepted the command of the United States Army which was then engaged in fighting the Indians of the Northwest Territory.
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 Wayne, Anthony - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1765 he was engaged to survey the land for, and promote the settlement of, a proposed colony in Nova Scotia, a venture from which he withdrew in 1766.
He represented Chester co. in the Pennsylvania assembly (1774-75), was an agitator against British policies, and was active in preparations to defend the cause of the colonists.
When the Continental army was formed, Wayne organized and commanded a regiment from Chester co., and in Jan., 1776, he was commissioned a colonel and given command of the 4th Pennsylvania Battalion.
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 Anthony Wayne
Wayne retired to civilian life in 1783, but he returned to active duty in 1792 as a major general and commander in chief of the western army.
Anthony Wayne won major recognition in the American Revolution and in Indian warfare.
Wayne as assigned to command the small and faltering U.S. Army in1792, with the purpose of defeating hostile Indians who were preventing settlement of the Northwest Territory.
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 BookRags: Anthony Wayne Biography
The American soldier Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) became a hero during the American Revolution and in his later campaigns against the Indians.
Anthony Wayne was born in Easttown, Pa., on Jan. 1, 1745.
For the remainder of the war, Wayne served with the Marquis de Lafayette in Virginia until the British surrendered at Yorktown.
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Anthony Wayne was one of the most colorful Commanders-in-Chief of the army of the
Wayne himself was warned by an old tanner of the approach of the British, but not soon enough to get his men ready.
Again, General Wayne and his troops were the rear guard covering the retreat of the army.
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 OhioPix: Anthony Wayne Watch Fob   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wayne was born in Pennsylvania and gained distinction during the American Revolution.
He was nicknamed "Mad" Anthony Wayne due to his sense of daring and impatience with restraint.
Undisciplined militia troops were blamed, and George Washington appointed Wayne commander-in-chief of the newly created Legion of the United States.
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