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Joseph Bloomfield (1753–1823), a veteran of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, was governor of New Jersey, 1801–2 and 1803–1812, until JM appointed him brigadier general in the U.S. Army in 1812. He subsequently represented a New Jersey district in Congress, 1817–21 (
Elbert Anderson (d. 1830), an army contractor during the War of 1812, initiated a claim against the United States in 1823 for “amounts actually due him by the terms of the said contract, partly by way of compensation for articles furnished and services rendered beyond the requisitions of the said...
...a Scottish-born marine architect and shipbuilder, settled in New York City in 1796, where he opened a shipbuilding business. He supervised the construction of armed vessels on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. Eckford was naval constructor at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1817–20, but returned to private business, building frigates for the new navies of the South American republics. He was...
William Bainbridge (1774–1833) was a U.S. naval officer who saw service in the Quasi-War, the war against the Barbary states, and the War of 1812.
...the U.S. House of Representatives, 1797–1801, the Massachusetts legislature, 1802–17, and the U.S. Senate, 1817–22. An active Federalist, he was a leader in the opposition to JM’s administration and the War of 1812, as well as spokesman for the Hartford Convention of 1814. In the debates over the Missouri question, he took a leading part against the extension of slavery into the territories.
’s nephew, Conway C. Macon (1792–1860), a planter living at Mt. Erin in Orange County, Virginia, who served in the state militia during the War of 1812, was county sheriff in 1843, and a justice of the peace. He sold his property in 1848 and eventually moved to Richmond, where he was employed as a tobacco inspector (Chapman, “Descendants of Ambrose Madison,”...
...for eight terms between 1813 and 1834, and in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1823–33. He was a cousin of James and Philip Pendleton Barbour and served as an aide to Gen. William Madison in the War of 1812. Barbour’s eulogy of JM, delivered at Culpeper Court House on 18 July 1836, was published in the
...(ca. 1792–1820), son of Charles Carroll of Belle Vue in Maryland, served as Henry Clay’s secretary during the Anglo-American negotiations at Ghent and carried to Washington the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. In 1818 President James Monroe appointed Charles Carroll to be land register for Howard County, Missouri Territory, and it was there that Henry Carroll was murdered in...
William McRee (1787–1833), a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, and 1805 graduate of West Point, served with distinction in the War of 1812, particularly in the 1814 battles of Chippawa, Lundy’s Lane, and Fort Erie, and was promoted brevet colonel. After the war he was sent to Europe to ascertain the state of military science and on his return...
Constant Freeman (1757–1824) was a career soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and commanded troops in the Orleans Territory after the Louisiana Purchase. He was an accountant in the Navy Department and was appointed an auditor of the Treasury Department in 1817 (