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HUNT, HENRY JACKSON (18191889), American soldier, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on the i4th of September 1819, and graduated at the U.S. military academy in 1839.
HUNT, JAMES HENRY LEIGH (17841859), English essay,ist and miscellaneous writer, was born at Southgate, Middlesex, on the 19th of October 1784.
HUNT, ROBERT (18071887), English natural philosopher, was born at Devonport on the 6th of September 1807.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HU/HUNT_JAMES_HENRY_LEIGH.htm   (3997 words)

 Henry Jackson Hunt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Jackson Hunt (September 14, 1819 – February 11, 1889) was Chief of Artillery in the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War.
Considered by his contemporaries the greatest artillery tactician and strategist of the war, he was a master of the science of gunnery and rewrote the manual on the organization and use of artillery in early modern armies.
Hunt was born in the frontier outpost of Detroit, Michigan, the son of Samuel Wellington Hunt, a career infantry officer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_Jackson_Hunt   (1142 words)

 Henry Jackson Hunt Papers (Library of Congress)
HENRY JACKSON HUNT A REGISTER OF HIS PAPERS IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Revised by Patrick Kerwin Manuscript Division Library of Congress Washington, D.C. The papers of Henry Jackson Hunt, U.S. army officer and public official, were given to the Library of Congress by his great-grandson, J. Conway Hunt, in 1962.
Almost half of the correspondence is between Hunt and Thomas Tasker Gantt of St. Louis, Mo., (1879-89) and covers such topics as wartime reminiscences, contemporary military affairs, and national politics.
Reports, memoranda, correspondence, and printed matter concerning various plans formulated by Hunt (1861-74) for the reorganization of the artillery and his attempt to secure a pension as a retired major general through a private bill in Congress are found in the subject file.
www.loc.gov /rr/mss/text/hunt.html   (598 words)

 Henry Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Bradwardine Jackson, British First Sea Lord in World War I
Henry R. Jackson, US general in 19th century
This is a disambiguation page — a list of topics associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_Jackson   (103 words)

 Henry Jackson Hunt
Hunt was born into a military family in the frontier outpost which was Detroit in 1819 (he would be forty-four at Gettysburg).
Hunt did not react quickly, but his batteries which had fired slowly during the artillery duel and still had long-range ammunition in their chests, punished the attackers' flanks mercilessly.
Hunt continued as the indispensable chief of artillery for the rest of the war, but the last two years of the conflict offered few opportunities for spectacular employment of artillery.
www.geocities.com /43rdpa/glossary/hunthj.html   (1854 words)

 The Artillery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Henry Jackson Hunt was Duncan's friend and pupil and took command of the battery after Duncan's departure.
The roofs were dilapidated and leaky, the hospital unfit for use, the stables "insufficient and unsuitable for the accommodation of artillery horses," the storehouses unfit, and the magazine located in an unsafe position.
Hunt went on to command the artillery for the Army of the Potomac.
www.cottonbalers.lynchburg.net /artillery.htm   (1755 words)

 History Detroit 1701-2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Henry Jackson Hunt was the son of Colonel Thomas Hunt of the Revolutionary Army and later the United States Army.
After Colonel Hunt's death in St. Louis, Hunt was left to raise his syblings.
Hunt died on September 15, 1826, while still Mayor of Detroit.
www.historydetroit.com /people/henry_j_hunt.asp   (125 words)

 "Gettysburg: The Soldiers' Battle" Distance Learning Broadcast 2004, Soldier Bios, Page 1
Brigadier General Henry Hunt, Chief Artillery Officer, Army of the Potomac, U.S.A. Henry Jackson Hunt was born on September 14, 1819, a member of a long line of military men dating back to the civil wars of England.
Henry Hunt's skills at placing and using his guns were sorely tested by his Confederate opponents and by some of his fellow officers at Gettysburg.
General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson himself recommended that Hood be promoted to major general after the battle: "I regard him as one of the most promising officers of the army." The promotion was approved and Hood became a major general.
www.nps.gov /gett/getteducation/bcast04/sold-bios1.htm   (5225 words)

 Henry Hunt - TheBestLinks.com - February 15, Parliament of the United Kingdom, United Kingdom, 1835, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Henry Hunt - TheBestLinks.com - February 15, Parliament of the United Kingdom, United Kingdom, 1835,...
Henry Hunt, February 15, Parliament of the United Kingdom, United Kingdom, 1835...
Henry Hunt (1773- February 15, 1835), sometimes known as Orator Hunt, was a British radical speaker and agitator.
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 Battery B, 4th U.S. Light Artillery - The Redleg: Vol. 1, Issue 4
Henry Jackson Hunt was born on the 14th September 1819, on a frontier military post near Detroit, Michigan.
His father, Samuel Hunt, was serving as a 2nd lieutenant of infantry and was a career officer, as was his father before him.
Hunt would bring the promise of artillery on the battlefield to fruition, and prove himself to be the finest artillerist of the war.
www.batteryb.com /redleg1-4.html   (1824 words)

 FA Journal: A contest of contrasts: the principle of dislocation and the artillery fight at the Battle of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This time Hooker acquiesced to Hunt's wishes and implemented the system that has continued to be the foundation of today's artillery organization.
Hunt created a seamless web of artillery control, whether centralized or decentralized, that offered the flexibility to apply the right firepower and the right place at the right time.
Aside from the fact that Hunt was given the authority to move any gun on the field to achieve mass like Alexander did at Hazel Grove, the most important change was the creation of an independent artillery support system.
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 Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A hunt is an activity during which humans or animals chase wild animals in order to kill them, either for food or as a form of sport.
Lamar Hunt (born 1932), American sportsman, son of H.
Swanee Hunt, American ambassador, academic, daughter of H.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/H/Hunt.htm   (252 words)

 Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A hunt is an activity during which humans animals chase wild animals (or rarely humans) order to kill them either for food as a form of sport.
Howard Hunt (born 1918) White House "plumber" and of spy novels
Lamar Hunt (born 1932) US sportsman son of H.
www.freeglossary.com /Hunt   (586 words)

 HUNT, HENRY (1i73-1835) - Online Information article about HUNT, HENRY (1i73-1835)
English politician, commonly called Orator Hunt," was See also:
During his imprisonment Hunt wrote his See also:
Life of Hunt (1836); and S. See also:
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 HUNT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Search the HUNT Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
Search the HUNT Family Resource Center at RootsWeb.com (if available).
Find graves of people named HUNT at Find-a-Grave.com (or add one that you know).
www.worldhistory.com /surname/US/H/HUNT.htm   (73 words)

 PAL: Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-85)
She married Edward Bissell Hunt first, was widowed young, in 1865, and shortly afterwards had lost both sons from that marriage as well.
Helen Hunt Jackson and Abbot Kinney on the Mission Indians in 1883 (Boston: Stanley and Usher, 1887; Pam E 78 15 J3 Victoria College Archives).
Helen Hunt Jackson: a lonely voice of conscience.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap5/jackson.html   (538 words)

 Battery B, 4th U.S. Light Artillery - Lee's Artillery Prepares for Picket's Charge
Jackson had been one of the most effective artillerists in the war with Mexico, and had helped write Instruction for Field Artillery with Hunt, Barry and French.
Indeed, Thomas J. Jackson had made his reputation using his guns for up-close work as far back as the war with Mexico.
Henry Hunt had admired the Confederate artillery's mobility throughout the first two years of the war and on July 2
www.batteryb.com /pickets_charge_artillery.html   (8646 words)

 H-Net Review: Terry L. Jones on Artillery Hell: The Employment of Artillery at Antietam
It was largely rebel artillery that allowed Jackson's l9,000 men to hold off 33,000 Yankees around the Miller cornfield on the morning of September l7.
On the Federal side, Col. Henry Jackson Hunt had taken command of the army's artillery and was in the process of centralizing command, replacing captured cannons with the most modern guns, and changing tactics from a dependence on rapid salvos to a slower, more accurate fire.
Perhaps most important is their use of the Henry Jackson Hunt Papers, which Major Hansen failed to use in his report.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=7493851370929   (955 words)

 Henry Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Henry Hunvald - Masterpiece of Nice MR Breen - 0529048213
Henry J Rosemont - Chinese Texts and Philosophical Contexts Essays Dedicated to Angus C Graham Critics and Their Critics Vol 1 - 0812691210
This artikel Henry_Hunt is licensed under the GNU free Documentation License.
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 All Shop's Items : Beekeeper's Civil War
Application for Dependent Support for Eve Coleman, wife of Henry Coleman, and her three children.
Henry Coleman was drafted and is serving nine months in Martin Statler's Company H of the 171st Pennsylvania from Somerset County, Pennsylvania in the Civil War.
Eve is claiming relief under the Act of Assembly of 15th May, A.D. Henry entered the service in October 1862.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Bonnie Hunt (born 1964), American writer and actress
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Hunt; all previous versions may be viewed here.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/index.php?title=Hunt   (397 words)

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There are a few documents for this period, including a letter from Campbell Brown to Lizinka Campbell Brown describing the general's convalescence, and letters to and from General Ewell in early 1863 regarding his attempts to regain his field command.
From 1875 to 1896, the material is generally letters to Campbell Brown concerning the operation of the Spring Hill farm, local politics, family matters, and his continued attempts to vindicate Ewell's war record, particularly at Gettysburg.
Campbell Brown corresponded with General Joseph E. Johnston, Henry Jackson Hunt, and General Fitzhugh Lee on Ewell's actions at Manassas and Gettysburg; and with other officers on an attempt to implement the enlistment of slaves into the Confederate Army.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/p/Polk,Brown,and_Ewell_Family   (2673 words)

 William Henry Hudson --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William Henry Hudson was born on Aug. 4, 1841, in Quilmes, near Buenos Aires, Argentina.
More results on "William Henry Hudson" when you join.
Henry Hudson found a way into Hudson Bay, and the Hudson's Bay Company used this route (see Hudson, Henry; Hudson's Bay Company).
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9326789?&query=william   (724 words)

 Syllabus Fall 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The local colorists-Bret Harte, General Lewis Wallace, Edward Eggleston, John Hay, Joaquin Miller, Helen Hunt Jackson, Henry Grady, Hamlin Garland, George Washington Cable, Joel Chandler Harris, Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mary Noialles Murfree, Charles Dudley Warner-cede their places to Henry James, Henry Adams, and Theo dore Dreiser.
Henry James and Constance Fenimore Woolson are allotted two stories apiece; Bret Harte is represented by five selections, Mark Twain by one.
I have listed these excisions and revisions at length because they show in a detailed and striking manner that "literature" is not a stable entity, but a category whose outlines and contents are vari able.
www.mith2.umd.edu /fellows/bauer/teach/index/ENGL301/anthology/tompkins.html   (3854 words)

 Helen Hunt Jackson biography
A brief biography of Helen Hunt Jackson, a nineteenth century woman known as a champion of the American Indian.
Helen Hunt Jackson was born on October 18, 1830 as Helen Maria Fiske.
She was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts.
nv.essortment.com /helenhuntjacks_rvki.htm   (361 words)

 ONLIPIX - Great names pictures : HUN
HUNT (Robert, brother of James Henry Leigh HUNT)(-1850)
HUNT (Thornton Leigh, son of James Henry Leigh HUNT)(1810-1873)
HUNT OF TANWORTH (John Joseph Benedict HUNT, Baron)(1919-)
www.onlipix.com /personages/hun.htm   (57 words)

 Project Liberty Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
John Henry Giesey, a merchant seaman in World War II, a decorated infantryman in the Korean War, and a skilled oiler on the S.S. BROWN, died suddenly on April 22, 2005 at his home.
John was born in October 1927, grew up in Baltimore and graduated from City College.
He is survived by a son, a daughter, three grandchildren and a brother.
www.liberty-ship.com /html/people/giesey.html   (186 words)

 Civil War Artillery - Famous Guns
Replaced with heavier pieces as the War progressed, these cannon were sent to the defenses of Richmond, where they were captured at the fall of the capital.
After being returned to VMI, the cadets continued to train on them until the pieces were retired in 1913, and placed at the foot of the Jackson monument on the parade ground.
The Battery's Regulars passed on their esprit de corps to the volunteers detailed to serve the pieces, taking an especial pride in having been the first assignment of Henry Jackson Hunt, by then commander of artillery for the Army of the Potomac.
www.cwartillery.org /afamgun.html   (1111 words)

 Civil War Artillery - Famous Men
Instead, this is a brief list of men whose fame lay at least in part with their work in the artillery.
A third-generation soldier, Henry Hunt was born in Detroit in 1819 and admitted to West Point at the age of 16.
Brevetted for gallantry while serving with the 2nd Artillery in the war with Mexico, Hunt's talent for artillery organization was recognized by his appointment to the commission for the revision of light artillery tactics in 1856.
www.cwartillery.org /afammen.html   (1160 words)

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