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Category Archives: William Walker
LIPSCOMB NORVELL (born, Hanover County, Virginia, September 1756 -died in Nashville, Tennessee March 2, 1843) entered the Continental Army on August 7, 1777. He fought in the Battles of Brandywine, Trenton, and Monmouth. He was taken prisoner by the British … Continue reading →
William Walker, the Dictator of Nicaragua in 1857, the son of Mary Norvell Walker, was clearly influenced by his family and drawn to politics – he would later become a military leader. During the early 19th century, his family in … Continue reading →
Actually, he was my first cousin 3 times removed to be precise. Thus he was my great grandfather’s first cousin. How many people can make that statement? Further he was executed by a firing squad in 1860 in Honduras. On … Continue reading →