George Pensioner Myth Legend

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Congressional Record

James M. A bill ( S. 2451 ) granting a pension to Lena Howe ( with accomCox ,
chairman , and Clark S. Wheeler , secretary , of the Ohio panying papers ) ; to ...
The same myth , legend , and tradition states that she made this tag at Mr. GORE
, from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry , the suggestion of a committee
of Congress , composed of George Washington , Robert Morris , and George
Rose .

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

General George E Pickett in Life and Legend

... in her speeches (and herself in the process), she lost much of her ability to
separate fact from myth in the popular sense. ... She once confided to a close
friend that her main income came from her modest government pension, forcing
her to ...

General George E  Pickett in Life and Legend

The man who gave his name to the greatest failed frontal attack in American military history, George E. Pickett is among the most famous Confederate generals of the Civil War. But even today he remains imperfectly understood, a figure shrouded in Lost Cause mythology. In this carefully researched biography, Lesley Gordon moves beyond earlier studies of Pickett. By investigating the central role played by his wife LaSalle in controlling his historical image, Gordon illuminates Pickett's legend as well as his life. After exploring Pickett's prewar life as a professional army officer trained at West Point, battle-tested in Mexico, and seasoned on the western frontier, Gordon traces his return to the South in 1861 to fight for the Confederacy. She examines his experiences during the Civil War, including the famed, but failed, charge at the battle of Gettysburg, and charts the decline in his career that followed. Gordon also looks at Pickett's marriage in 1863 to LaSalle Corbell, like him a child of the Virginia planter elite. Though their life together lasted only twelve years, LaSalle spent her five decades of widowhood writing and speaking about her husband and his military career. Appointing herself Pickett's official biographer, she became a self-proclaimed authority on the war and the Old South. In fact, says Gordon, LaSalle carefully and deliberately created a favorable image of her husband that was at odds with the man she had married.

Legends Family Stories and Myths Revised

Family legend was partially correct about his bravery and his military service for
most of the war. In depth ... He was, in reality, the aide to William Washington, not
George Washington, even through he had met General George Washington on
several occasions. ... To research details of Sgt. Everhart's military service, my
best source was the Federal Pension Records (#W. 9431), completed in April
1834, ...

Legends   Family Stories and Myths  Revised


Viral Mythology

How the Truth of the Ancients was Encoded and Passed Down through Legend,
Art, and Architecture Marie D. Jones, Larry ... When I was researching my book
Spooky Pennsylvania, I interviewed a senior citizen who knew Richard Johnson.
... An example would be George Washington, who is the hero of many legends.

Viral Mythology

Behind every myth, fairy tale, and legend—hidden within the art, song, and structures of ancient times—is an encoded layer of wisdom, science, and truth passed down throughout history. This book will examine how information went “viral” long before the Internet, and served as the foundation for mythology, sacred architecture, and symbolic imagery throughout the ancient world. Viral Mythology reveals: How primitive and ancient cultures conveyed cutting-edge scientific knowledge in their origin stories and myths Why esoteric knowledge was hidden in symbols, art, and architecture during times of religious oppression and persecution How stories, songs, and art served to describe actual historical events Why diverse civilizations told the same stories and created the same art with common themes and symbols, despite no apparent communication From the great myths of the Greek, Roman, and Norse to the texts of the world’s major religions, from folklore and fairy tales of old to sacred edifices and monuments, from cave paintings to the mysterious symbology of the Tarot, Viral Mythology uncovers the information highway of the past, and explores how it affects the more modern methods of communication today. It all began once upon a time....

George Steiner

A Reader George Steiner, Pensioner Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge
Emeritus Professor of English and ... Racine opposed a secular mode of art to a
world of archaic or sacred myth . It is here ... The matter of the play is that of
legend .

George Steiner

Essays examine the nature of literary criticism, language, culture, Tolstoy, Racine, Heidegger, and treason

Newsweek

... what had once been attracted the attention first of AE ( George a land of myth ,
legend and drama seemed Russell ) ... of his youth , O'Connor found no giants of
his youth , O'Connor found no Life and the Times cally for a pension or a job .

Newsweek


Audio Video Review Digest

... America's Story : George Washington Ansel Adams Photographer Babe Ruth :
The Man , the Myth , the Legend Belle ... Pension Cookie Jar Physics Means
Business The Right Moves : Ergonomics in the Workplace Canada The
Canadian ...

Audio Video Review Digest


Founding Myths

Pension application for Rebecca Clendenen, discussed and referenced in note
29. ... A poem cited in 1905 uses “Moll” and “Molly” interchangeably (Carol Klaver
, “An Introduction into the Legend of Molly ... George Swain, Historical Discourse
in Connection with the Presbyterian Church of Allentown and Vicinity, 1876 ...

Founding Myths

First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With Raphael’s trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposed the errors and inventions in America’s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere’s famous ride to Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech. For the thousands who have been captivated by Raphael’s eye-opening accounts, history has never been the same. In this revised tenth-anniversary edition, Raphael revisits the original myths and further explores their evolution over time, uncovering new stories and peeling back new layers of misinformation. This new edition also examines the highly politicized debates over America’s past, as well as how our approach to history in school reinforces rather than corrects historical mistakes. A book that “explores the truth behind the stories of the making of our nation” (National Public Radio), this revised edition of Founding Myths will be a welcome resource for anyone seeking to separate historical fact from fiction.

National Union Catalog

National Union Catalog

Includes entries for maps and atlases.

Books in Series Authors

U of Wash Pr . ( GEORGE S. LONG PUBLICATION SERIES ) 763 Spurr , William
Alfred . Measures of Business ... ( MYTH AND LEGEND IN LITERATURE AND
ART ) 1260 --Celtic Myth & Legend , Poetry & Romance . Milford Hse . ( MYTH
AND ...

Books in Series  Authors


Southern Folklore

The Mexican Pet : More “ New ” Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites . New
York ... Myth - Informed : Legends , Credos , and Wrongheaded “ Facts ” We All
Believe . ... Pensioner suffered “ Dark Ages neglect . ... Kittredge , George Lyman
.

Southern Folklore


Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology

Died March 4 , 1873 . Iz'ạrd , ( GEORGE , ) a general , born in South Carolina
Ives , īvz , ( EDWARD , ) an English surgeon , who ... Twelve Legends of Izdubar ,
” translated in 1872 by man about 1824 , and Bishop of North Carolina in 1831.
Mr. George Smith from ... Died in 1445 , a pension of £ 300 . Died in 1842 .
Izmailof ...

Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology


Bulletin

The most suitable material for a great poem of this kind was to be found in
national myth and legend , which enshrined ideas that had grown with the life of
a ... It attracted the attention of King George III , who bestowed a pension on the
author .

Bulletin

Bibliographies of English language and literature, lists of new members of the association, and lists of publications of the association are included.

The Journal of Military History

Streeter ' s adventure represented the reality of the Andersonville escape as
opposed to the popular myth . Legend , for example , wrongly credits tunnels as
the most frequent means of fleeing the prison . ... Tribune , 12 October 1882 ;
pension application of DeLayvan R . Streeter , certificate 966221 , RG 15 , NARA
; Roster Commission , Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio , 12 vols .
... George Richardson , 1897 ) , 58 ; Marvel , Andersonville , 64 , 89 - 91 , 137 ,
153 .

The Journal of Military History


Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800 to 1850

In 1872 , with a pension of £1000 a year , he settled into a quiet life on the island
of Kawau near Auckland . ... Grey , George , Polynesian mythology and ancient
traditional history of the New Zealand race , as furnished by their priests and
chiefs ( first pub ... W . Bird , Christchurch 1956 , 1961 ; London 1906 , 1922 ,
1937 ; reprinted , Hamilton 1995 ; as Legends of Aotearoa ( intro . by Sidney
Moko Mead ) ...

Encyclopedia of Exploration  1800 to 1850

In 732 major articles, Raymond Howgego's Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800 to 1850 attempts to detail every significant traveller, voyager or expedition that set out during the period. Its indexes provide the names of over 3000 travellers and 1000 ships, while the bibliographies cite more than 10,000 works of reference. Extensive biographical information is included for the travellers themselves, placing every expedition thoroughly in its historical context. The text is fully cross-referenced between articles, whilst every article is supplemented by a comprehensive bibliography of both primary and secondary sources.

Buffalo Soldiers in the West

Murray , George W . , 225 Myers , Reverend , 124 – 25 myths and legends , 157 ,
171 - 72 role in westward expansion , 6 ... See Shafter , William R . Pecos River ,
52 , 54 - 56 Pennypacker , Galusha , 135 Pension Bureau , 106 - 10 pensions ...

Buffalo Soldiers in the West

An anthology focuses on the careers and accomplishments of black soldiers, the lives they developed for themselves, their relationships to their officers, their specialized roles, and the discrimination they faced from the very whites they were trying to protect. Simultaneous.

American Reference Books Annual

0 , rev ed , 2004n334 Web pub for genealogy , 2d ed , 2001n316 GEMS Gems in
myth , legend , & lore , 2000n1123 ... on the Internet [ Website ) , 2004n333
Descendants of King George I of Gt Brit , 2003n336 GENERALS - UNITED
STATES ...

American Reference Books Annual

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.