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 William Hemsley Emory  (1811 - 1887)

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Lived/Active: District Of Columbia/California/Maryland      Known for: topographic sketches border survey

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1811 (Queen Annes County, Maryland)
 
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1887 (Washington, District Of Columbia)

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Born in Queen Annes County, MD on Sept. 7, 1811, William Hemsley Emory, after graduating from the U. S. Military Academy, served in the Army Topographical Engineers in 1838.

During 1844-46 he worked on the boundary survey between Canada and the U.S.  At the outbreak of the Mexican War he was sent to California. As a colonel with the Army of the West, he fought in the battles of San Gabriel, San Pasquale, and the plains of Mesa.

Following the war he surveyed the (showing 500 of 840 characters).



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