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Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Advance on Monterey-the
Black Fort-the battle of Monterey-surrender of the City (search)
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army, Chapter
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Henry, William Seaton 1816- 1851 (search)
Henry, William Seaton 1816-1851 Military officer; born in Albany, N. Y., in 1816; graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1835; served in the Florida War in 1841-42, and in the Mexican War; received the brevet of major in September, 1846, in recognition of his bravery in the action at Monterey. He was the author of Campaign sketches of the War with Mexico. He died in New York City, March 5, 1851.
Howe, Eltas 1819-1867 Inventor; born in Spencer, Mass., July 9, 1819; engaged in manufacturing cotton-mill machinery at Lowell in 1835 and invented the sewingmachine, producing his first machine in May, 1845, and patenting it in September, 1846. Public indifference, violation of his rights, and extreme poverty tended to discourage him, but did not. In 1854 he was enabled to establish his legal claim to priority of invention. Then a floodtide of prosperity flowed in, and by the time his patent expired, in September, 1867, he had realized about $2,000,000. At the Paris exposition that year he received a gold medal and the cross of the Legion of Honor. He had contributed largely to support the government during the Civil War, and, until his health failed, did duty as a private soldier in a Connecticut regiment. He died in Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 3, 1867.
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career., Chapter
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe, Chapter
: poverty and sickness, 5 - 1840 . (search)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Chapter
: 14 European travel. ( - 1846 .) (search)
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, V: the call to preach (search)
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter
: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.— 30 - 1845 . (search)