Butler, William Orlando, 1791-1880

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Butler, a War of 1812 veteran, served as a major general in the Mexican-American War. He was also noted as an attorney, legislator, political figure, and poet.

From the description of A night view of the battle of Raisin [poem], 1813 (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28407273

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referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. Memorandum and letters, 1846-1848. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn General Butler State Resort Park. Butler Turpin House. Repository description, 1787-1813. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Blair Family Papers, 1755-1968, (bulk 1829-1892) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866. Winfield Scott orderly book, 1847-1848. Library of Congress
referencedIn United States. War Dept. Letters, 1846-1847. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn United States. War Dept. Letter : Washington, D.C., to R.J. Walker, [Washington, D.C.], 1848 July 7. Newberry Library
creatorOf Butler, William Orlando, 1791-1880. A night view of the battle of Raisin [poem], 1813 Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. Letter : to General Zachary Taylor / by John Ellis Wool, 1847 Jan 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Claude, William Tell. William Tell Claude editorials 1846-1849. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1848-1850 : Crittenden). Letter book, 1848-1849. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Broadside, 1839 July 29. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Richard Butler collection. State Archive of Michigan
referencedIn Brooks, William. Letter, 1848 Aug. 29. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Waller family. Waller Family 1848 July 11 Letters. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Butler, William Orlando, 1791-1880. Letter : to Mrs. J.R. Johnston, 1852 May 9. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 93: Fiscal Records, Federal.
referencedIn United States. Army. Mexican War orders, 1846 Aug 29-Sep 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Green, Norvin, 1818-1893. Norvin Green Papers, 1802-1892. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Butler, William Orlando, 1791-1880. Bird-Johnston collection, 1845-1848. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Marshall family. Marshall Family : papers, 1806-1955. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn William Tell Claude editorials, Claude, William Tell, 1846-1849 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn United States. Army of Mexico. Mexican War orders, 1846 Aug 29-Sep 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Records of the Adjutant General's Office. 1762 - 1984. Mexican War Letters Sent
referencedIn Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Papers of Herman Melville [manuscript] 1814 (1847-1890) 1975. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rowlett family. Rowlett-Maxey family : papers, 1825-1942. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Sanders family. Sanders family : papers, 1804-1979. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Sanderson, Winslow F., d. 1853. Winslow Fuller Sanderson papers, 1846-1860. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Fowler, Ila Earle. Ila Earle Fowler notebook, 1927-1928. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Butler, Richard. Richard Butler collection. State Archive of Michigan
creatorOf Butler, William Orlando, 1791-1880. Letter : to Mrs. J.A. Johnston, 1852 May 9. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Mexico. 1848 Feb. 2. The original manuscript draft of the treaty of armistice...ending the Mexican War...between the government of Mexico and the general of the U.S. forces preparatory to the actual ratification of the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, 1848 Feb 22. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn United States. Army. Orders, 1846 Aug 24. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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correspondedWith Blair family family
associatedWith Brooks, William. person
associatedWith Claude, William Tell person
associatedWith Claude, William Tell. person
associatedWith Fowler, Ila Earle. person
associatedWith General Butler State Resort Park. Butler Turpin House. corporateBody
associatedWith Green, Norvin, 1818-1893. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Kentucky. Governor (1848-1850 : Crittenden) corporateBody
associatedWith Marshall family. person
associatedWith Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Mexico. 1848 Feb. 2. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
associatedWith Sanders family. family
associatedWith Sanderson, Winslow F., d. 1853. person
associatedWith Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866. person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army of Mexico. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Waller family. person
associatedWith Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. person
associatedWith Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869. person
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Manuscripts, American
Poetry
United States--History--War of 1812--Battle of the River Raisin
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Birth 1791-04-19

Death 1880-08-06

English

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