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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 1 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 1 1 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 1 1 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Autobiographical sketch. (search)
ompany was stationed near Ross' Landing, and it was soon discovered that there would be no trouble with the Indians. It had not been my purpose to remain permanently in the army, and, as there was to be no difficulty with the Cherokees, and the Seminole War was thought to be at an end, I determined to resign for the purpose of going into civil life. I tendered my resignation and received a leave of absence until it could be acted on. Under this leave I started from Ross' Landing, on July 4, 1838, for my home, by the way of Nashville and Louisville. Upon arriving at Louisville, I found from the papers that the army had been increased, and that I was made a first lieutenant in my regiment. Had this news reached me before the tendering of my resignation, that resignation might have been withheld, but it was now too late to alter my plans. In the fall of 1838, I commenced the study of law in the office of N. M. Taliaferro, Esq., an eminent lawyer residing at the county seat of
ndians sell to United States the Keokuk reserve, 256,000 acres, at 75 cents per acre......September, 1836 Burlington, settled in 1833, is incorporated......1837 Treaty with the Sacs and Foxes extends the western boundary of the Black Hawk purchase in lat. 45° 40′ to include the principal sources of the Iowa River......Oct. 21, 1837 Territory of Iowa erected, including all Wisconsin west of the Mississippi......June 12, 1838 Territorial government inaugurated at Burlington......July 4, 1838 Black Hawk, who had settled on the Des Moines River, dies......Oct. 3, 1838 Seat of government removed to Iowa City......1839 Boundary disputes between Missouri and Iowa cause fighting on the border; one Iowan is killed in resisting the Missouri sheriff's collection of taxes......1839 Constitution adopted by a convention which meets at Iowa City Oct. 7, 1844......Nov. 1, 1844 Enabling act for Iowa approved......March 3, 1845 Boundary defined in the enabling act rejected
Whitcher, Frank I. Sergeant, 2d Battery, Mass. Light Artillery, July 31, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Battery B, 1st Md. Light Artillery, Dec. 17, 1861. Resigned, Nov. 16, 1862. White, John Eaton. Second Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, M. V. M. (afterwards 29th Mass. Infantry), May 10, 1861. Mustered out, July 22, 1861. Captain, Union Coast Guard, afterwards 99th N. Y. Infantry, Nov. 2, 1861. Mustered out, July 3, 1864. White, John Phillips Payson. Born at Southampton, Mass., July 4, 1838. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, 9th N. Y. Infantry (Hawkins Zouaves), May 13, 1861. Major, Surgeon, 10th N. Y. Infantry (National Zouaves), May 13, 1862. Resigned, March 10, 1863. Died at New York City, Dec. 3, 1882. White, Richard E. Born in Massachusetts. Second Lieutenant, 6th Iowa Infantry, July 18, 1861. Captain, Oct. 19, 1861. Killed in action at the battle of Shiloh, Tenn., Apr. 6, 1862. White, Whitman Vassel. Major, Surgeon, 27th N. Y. Infantry, Sept. 14, 18
ug. 6, 1879 Independence began to be talked of in Boston, Jan., 1773 Declared by thirteen United States, July 4, 1776 Proclamation read at the Town House, July 18, 1776 Great Celebration; ludicrous scenes, July 4, 1785 The 50th Celebration; liberty pole raised in Essex street, July 4, 1826 Independence Day The town furnish four hogsheads of punch, July 4, 1810 The town appropriate $200 for expenses, July 4, 1830 A feast paid for by the State, the last time, July 4, 1838 Made a Political Party Celebration in Boston, July 4, 1840 The Celebration cost the City $30,000, July 4, 1868 Proclamation read by a colored man, July 4, 1879 Anniversary celebrated on Monday, July 5, 1880 Innholders Nine are licensed in Boston, 1693 2,500 licensed in Boston, 1880 Insurance Offices. One by Marion. State street, 1724 Companies represented and doing business in Boston, 140, 1880 Intelligence Offices The keepers were fined for fraud, 172