James Crosley (1802 - 1873)

James Crosley
1802 - 1873
updated February 06, 2019
James Crosley was born on January 24, 1802. He died on December 27, 1873 at 71 years old.

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at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, in Abbeville, lafayette county, Mississippi US
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was a farmer as well as an elder in the baptist church

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at the age of 12 he enlisted in the was in 1812 as a drummer boy

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inscription on head stone "i have fought a good fight,i have kept the faith"

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In 1802, in the year that James Crosley was born, on October 17th, the Treaty of Fort Confederation was signed between the Choctaw (a Native American tribe) and the United States Government. About 10,000 acres of Choctaw land were given up.

In 1846, when he was 44 years old, on April 25th, conflict widened in Texas' border disputes with Mexico, following the US annexation of Texas. On May 13th, the United States declared war on Mexico and the Mexican-American War officially began.

In 1855, at the age of 53 years old, James was alive when on March 3rd, Congress appropriated $30,000 to create the U.S. Camel Corps. The idea was to use camels as pack animals in the Southwest and 34 camels were bought. But the Army wasn't enthusiastic about the idea and after the Civil War the Camel Corps was entirely abandoned.

In 1865, he was 63 years old when on July 5th, the U.S. Secret Service was created. The first duty of the Secret Service was investigating counterfeit money. Duties soon expanded to murder, bank robbery, and illegal gambling - and, after the assassination of President McKinley in 1901, presidential protection.

In 1873, in the year of James Crosley's passing, on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

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1835 - 1912
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Jul 7, 1942 - Apr 22, 2004
Feb 13, 1909 - March 1986
Jul 2, 1938 - August 1977
Dec 14, 1934 - Mar 19, 2008
Jan 3, 1938 - Sep 7, 2010
May 21, 1896 - June 1974
Apr 15, 1943 - Sep 21, 1994
Sep 20, 1912 - December 1985
Dec 21, 1888 - June 1967
Jul 26, 1930 - May 28, 1999
Jul 22, 1910 - Jan 18, 2000
Jun 20, 1914 - Dec 30, 1994
Dec 12, 1965 - May 14, 2004

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Oct 19, 1922 - Sep 19, 2006
Oct 24, 1928 - May 17, 2004
Jan 1, 1928 - January 1982
Oct 17, 1905 - April 1978
Sep 29, 1903 - January 1979
Jun 20, 1913 - Nov 5, 2008
May 18, 1954 - May 19, 2010

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