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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Southern Confederacy. (search)
n was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Memminger, Secretary of Treasury; L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War; Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of Navy; Judah P. Benjamin, Attorney-General; and John H. Reagan, Postmaster-General. The provisional Confederate Congress held four sessions: First, from Feb. 4, 1861, to March 16, 1861; second, from April 29, 1861, to May 22, 1861; third, from July 20, 1861, to Aug. 22, 1861; fourth, from Nov. 18, 1861, to Feb. 17, 1862. Under the permanent constitution, which provided for twenty-six Senators and 106 members of the House of Representatives, there were two congresses. The first held four sessions: First, from Feb. 18 to April 26, 1862; second, from Aug. 12 to Oct. 13, 1862; third, from Jan. 12 to May 8, 1863; fourth, from Dec. 7, 1863, to Feb. 18, 1864. The second congress held two sessions: First, from May 2 to June 15, 1864; second, from Nov. 7, 1864, to March 18, 1865.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
attle at Camp Wildcat, the junction of three roads leading to Mount Vernon, London, and Richmond. Kentucky Infantry under Col. Theodore T. Garrard unsuccessfully attacked by Confederates under Brig.-Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer......Oct. 4, 1861 Sovereignty convention in session at Russellville for three days. Over 200, representing sixty-five counties, adopt an ordinance of secession, choose Col. George W. Johnson provisional governor, with Bowling Green the new seat of government......Nov. 18, 1861 Confederate Congress admits Kentucky as a State......Dec. 9, 1861 Self-styled legislative council of Kentucky assembles within the Confederate lines and elects ten delegates to the Confederate Congress at Richmond......Dec. 14, 1861 At Middle Creek, Floyd county, Col. James A. Garfield routs the Confederates under Col. Humphrey Marshall......Jan. 10, 1862 Battle of Mill Springs, Pulaski county; Maj.-Gen. George B. Crittenden and Brigadier-General Zollicoffer attack the approa
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
s State constitution, and ratifies the constitution of the Confederate States......May 20, 1861 Battle of Hatteras Inlet, forts Hatteras and Clark taken by Federals under General Butler and Commodore Stringham......Aug. 29, 1861 Union movement, soon after suppressed, begun by a convention in Hyde county, which declares independence of the State government, Oct. 12. A convention is called, which elects M. N. Taylor provisional governor, after declaring vacant all State offices......Nov. 18, 1861 Joint naval and military expedition against North Carolina under Flag-officer L. M. Goldsborough and General Burnside sails from Hampton Roads, January, 1862; engages in the battle of Roanoke Island, Feb. 8, and occupies Elizabeth City......Feb. 11, 1862 General Burnside defeats Confederate General Branch, and occupies Newbern. Federal loss, 100 killed, 500 wounded......March 14, 1862 Fort Macon surrenders to the Federals......April 26, 1862 Edward Stanley, commissioned by P