Category Archives: US-MA-CN-NY-Steele

Mostly Steele’s from Cambridge, Massachusetts; Hartford, Connecticut; and New York.

William Steele 1819-1885

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia— William Steele (general) William Steele (May 1, 1819 – January 12, 1885) was a career United States Army officer who served with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He later served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Early life and career … Continue reading

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Fort Smith

The Journal, Fort Smith Historical Society, Inc., Volume IV, Number 1, April, 1980, pp.2-10. FORT SMITH AND THE CIVIL WAR Robert E. Johnson A fort may be an outpost in enemy territory, a supply depot, a key to the control … Continue reading

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Frederick Steele 1819-1868

Ben Boulden of the Times Record writes: Frederick Steele was a United States Volunteers major general and the commander of the Department of Arkansas in the Civil War. Union forces under his command took military control of the northern half of … Continue reading

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Joel Dorman Steele 1836–1886

From– Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of Central New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation, Volume III , 1912, p. 1499-1503. (IX) [Joel Dorman Steele … Continue reading

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John Steel 1610?-1665

From– Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of Central New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation, Volume III , 1912, p. 1499-1503. (I) [John Steel … Continue reading

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John Atwood 1576-1644

There were two men by the name “John Atwood” at Plymouth Colony, from the same Atwood Family. The Assistant Governor had no children, and the other did. Here is the wiki for the Assistant Governor: John Atwood (1576–1644) was an Assistant Governor … Continue reading

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