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  • The Battle of Jonesborough, August 31–September 1, 1864

    The Battle of Jonesborough, August 31–September 1, 1864: The Battle of Jonesborough (August 31–September 1, 1864) was fought between Union Army forces led by William Tecumseh Sherman and Confederate forces under William J. Hardee during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War. On the first day, on orders from Army of Tennessee commander John Bell Hood, Hardee's troops attacked the Feder...

  • Crowley Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri

    This cemetery is located in the southern part of Clay County, Missouri., in the northwest quarter of Sec. 3, Township 50N, Range 32W. It is on the south side of East 48th Street North, a short distance east of Randolph Road (7300 E.) Kansas City, MO. It is about 200 ft. square. It is across the road from the Rogers Cemetery. It was indexed in June, 1963, by Kermit B. Karns. Additional informati...

  • Clay County, Alabama

    Clay County was established on December 7, 1866, from land taken from Randolph and Talladega counties. Named after the famous statesman Henry Clay , the county seat itself was named after his estate in Lexington, Kentucky called "Ashland". The county was covered with a heavy growth of trees, and a part of the territory was occupied by the Creek Indians. The early pioneers acquired the lands by ...

  • Clay County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. The county was founded in 1858 and named in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Wikipedia

  • Comstock Lutheran Cemetery, Comstock, Minnesota

    This cemetery is located on 2044 Main Street, Holy Cross Township, Comstock, Clay County, Minnesota. Find a Grave

  • University of South Dakota

    The University of South Dakota (or informally USD or the U) is a public coeducational research university located in the small town community of Vermillion, South Dakota. USD was established by the Dakota Territory legislature in 1862, 37 years before the establishment of the state of South Dakota (first classes held 1882 in the Clay County Courthouse), USD is the oldest public university in th...

  • Kansas City, Missouri

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kansas City, Missouri. Not to be confused with Kansas City, Kansas. = Official Website ==For a complete History, please see Wikipedia .=Kansas City, Missouri lies on the border of Kansas and Missouri. It shares the designation of county seat of Jackson County with the city of Independence. Most of the city is in Jackson county, but al...

  • Clay County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Illinois. Official Website Established in 1824, its name is in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Clay was an unsuccessful candidate for president in the year the County was named. Adjacent Counties...

  • Clay County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Indiana. Official Website History The Indiana Legislature mandated Clay County in 1825, with territory partitioned from Owen, Putnam, Sullivan, and Vigo counties. Its name honors Henry Clay, a famous antebellum American statesman. The first Courthouse was built in the newly platted town of Bowling Green in 1828. It...

  • Clay County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Iowa. Official Website Established in 1851, its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican–American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman from Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Dickinson County Palo Alto County Buena Vista County O'Brien County Cities & ...

  • Clay County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Nebraska. The county was formed in 1855, and was organized in 1871. It was named for Henry Clay , a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky, and later United States Secretary of State. Adjacent Counties York County Fillmore County Thayer County Nuckolls County Webster County

  • Clay County, Texas

    The county was founded in 1857 and later organized in 1860. It is named in honor of Henry Clay , famous American statesman, Kentucky Senator and United States Secretary of State. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Chalk Bluff (May 1863), US Civil War

    The Battle of Chalk Bluff (May 1 – 2, 1863), also known as the Skirmish at Chalk Bluff, was a military engagement of the American Civil War. The battle was fought near Chalk Bluff, northwest of St. Francis (present-day Clay County, Arkansas), where U.S. Brigadier General William Vandever, commanding the Second Division of the Army of the Frontier, was repulsed in an attempt to prevent Confedera...

  • Clay County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Arkansas. Official Website History When Clay County was created as Arkansas's 67th county on March 24, 1873, it was named Clayton County, after John M. Clayton, then a member of the Arkansas Senate and a brother of then-U.S. Senator Powell Clayton, though some sources suggest it may have been named for Powell Clayto...

  • Clay County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Georgia. Official Website This area was historically occupied by the Creek Indians until Indian Removal in the 1830s. European Americans pushed them out and developed the land for cotton, bringing in thousands of African slaves to work the land. The county is named in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman, m...

  • Clay County, Florida

    This project is for those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Florida. The county is named for Henry Clay , Speaker of the House, Senator and Secretary of State. Early in the 19th century, Zephaniah Kingsley built his prosperous Laurel Grove Plantation, planting oranges and trading slaves, where Orange Park is today. Clay County was created on December 31, 1858, from a section of Du...

  • Clay County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Tennessee. Official Website Clay County was formed in 1870 by combining pieces from surrounding Jackson and Overton counties. Secretary of State Cordell Hull's first law office (now a museum) was located in Clay County. Clay County's early inhabitants farmed and worked the Cumberland River, which was the major method ...

  • Clay County, Missouri

    Clay County was settled primarily from migrants from the Upper Southern states of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. They quickly started cultivating crops similar to those in Middle Tennessee and Kentucky: hemp and tobacco. Clay was one of several counties settled mostly by Southerners to the north and south of the Missouri River. Given their culture and traditions, this area became known as L...

  • Clay County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was formed in 1807 and named in honor of Green Clay (1757–1826). Clay was a member of the Virginia and Kentucky State legislatures. Adjacent Counties Owsley County Perry County Leslie County Bell County Knox County Laurel County Jackson County

  • Clay County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Mississippi. Official Website Established in 1871, the county was named in honor of American statesman Henry Clay, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Adjacent Counties Chickasaw County Monroe County Lowndes County Oktibbeha County We...

  • Clay County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Kansas. Official Website History In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized, then in 1861 Kansas became the 34th U.S. state. In 1857, Clay County was established. When the first counties were created by the Kansas legislature in 1855, the territory within the present limits of the county was attached to Riley Coun...

  • Clay County, South Dakota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, South Dakota. Official Website In Autumn 1859, Ahira A. Partridge (who would become the first elected sheriff of the county) crossed the Missouri river into the Dakota territory, and became the first white man to settle, on 160 acres of land that now underlies Vermillion. In 1862 the county was formally organized. The ...

  • Clay County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, North Carolina. Official Website History This area was occupied by the Cherokee Nation at the time of European settlement. Migrants into the area were primarily of Scots-Irish descent, who had moved into the backcountry of the Appalachians from eastern areas. They moved south from Pennsylvania and Virginia after the...

  • Clay County, Minnesota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Minnesota. Official Website The county was formed on March 8, 1862, although its government was not organized at that time. In 1872 the organization was effected. It was named for nineteenth-century political figure Henry Clay, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky, and US Secretary of State. The county was ...

  • Clay City Cemetery, Clay City, Illinois

    This cemetery is also known as IOOF Cemetery and Maysville Cemetery . It is located in Clay City, Clay County, Illinois. Find a Grave Billion Graves

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