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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
st State legislature at Topeka......March 26, 1861 James H. Lane and Samuel C. Pomeroy elected United States Senators......April 4, 1861 Steamboat New Sam Gaty arrives at Leavenworth from St. Louis, under Confederate flag. The captain is compelled by the people to substitute the stars and stripes......April 18, 1861 First Confederate flag captured by Kansas troops at Iatan, Mo., brought into Leavenworth......June 3, 1861 Organization of the 1st Kansas at Fort Leavenworth......June 4, 1861 First daily overland mail coach arrives at St. Joseph, Mo., seventeen days from Sacramento......July 18, 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek, which saved Missouri to the Union; Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, of Kansas, killed......Aug. 10, 1861 Battle with Confederates at Dry Wood......Sept. 2, 1861 Platte River Bridge massacre, Barclay Coppoe and other Iowa soldiers killed......Sept. 3, 1861 Vote for State capital stood: Topeka, 7,996; Lawrence, 5,291; scattering, 1,184......Nov. 5, 186
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wrecks. (search)
rtland, strikes on Seal Ledge, about 65 miles east of Halifax, and breaks in two amidships; twenty-four lives lost......Nov. 21, 1859 American emigrant vessel Luna wrecked on rocks off Barfleur; about 100 lives lost......Feb. 19, 1860 New mail steamer Hungarian wrecked near Cape Sable, N. S.; all on board (205) lost......night of Feb. 19-20, 1860 Steamer Canadian strikes on ice-field in Strait of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, and founders in half an hour; thirty-five lives lost......June 4, 1861 British mail steamer Anglo-Saxon wrecked in a dense fog on reef off Cape Race, Newfoundland; about 237 out of 446 lives lost......April 27, 1863 Steamer Constitution wrecked on Cape Lookout shoals; forty lives lost......Dec. 25, 1865 Steamer Evening Star, from New York to New Orleans, founders at sea; about 250 lives lost......Oct. 3, 1866 Steamship City of Boston, Inman line, 177 persons on board, never heard from after leaving port......Jan. 28, 1870 Steamer Varuna, New Y