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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 11 11 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 5 5 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 2 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 1 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 1 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cameron, Simon 1799- (search)
Cameron, Simon 1799- Statesman; born in Lancaster county, Pa., March 18, 1799; elected to the United States Senate in 1845; resigned from the Senate to become Secretary of War in 1861; resigned this office Jan. 11, 1862, to become minister to Russia; re-elected to the United States Senate in 1866, and again re-elected in 1873, but resigned in favor of his son. He practically dictated the policy of the Republican party in Pennsylvania for many years. He died June 26, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Roanoke Island (search)
and afraid of the offended Indians, deserted Roanoke Island in one of Drake's ships. Other attempts to settle there failed. In the American Civil War Roanoke Island became historically conspicuous. Early in 1862 an expedition was fitted out at Hampton Roads for operations against the island. It was composed of over 100 war-vessels and transports, commanded by Commodore L. M. Goldsborough, and bearing 16,000 troops under Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside. The armament left the Roads on Sunday, Jan. 11, 1862, with its destination unknown excepting to certain officers. The land force was divided into three brigades, commanded respectively by Gens. J. G. Foster, J. L. Reno, and J. G. Parke. The fleet was divided into two columns for action, intrusted respectively to the care of Commanders S. F. Hazard and S. C. Rowan. Its destination was Pamlico Sound, through Hatteras Inlet, and its chief object was the capture of Roanoke Island, which the Confederates had strongly fortified with batte