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588 Under proclamation, June 15, 1863, men for six months16,361 Under call of Oct. 17, 1863 (including drafted men of 1863), and call of Feb. 1, 1864, for 500,000 for three years317,092 Under call of March 14, 1864, for 200,000 for three years259,515 Militia for 100 days, mustered in between April 23 and July 18, 186483,612 Under call of July 18, 1864, for 500,000 (reduced by excess credits of previous calls) for one year, two years, three years, and four years385,163 Under call of Dec. 19, 1864, for 300,000 men for one year, two years, three years, four years211,752 Other troops furnished by States and Territories which, after first call, had not been called upon for quotas when general call for troops was made182,357 By special authority granted May and June, 1862, New York, Illinois, and Indiana furnished for three months15,007   Total2,772,408 Number of men who paid commutation86,724   Grand total2,859,132   Aggregate reduced to a three years standard2,320,272 a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
nnet1820 John L. Wilson1822 Richard J. Manning1824 John Taylor1826 Stephen D. Miller1828 James Hamilton1830 Robert Y. Hayne1832 George McDuflie1834 Pierce M. Butler1836 Patrick Noble1838 B. K. Henneganacting1840 J. P. Richardson1840 James H. Hammond1842 William Aiken1844 David Johnson1846 W. B. Seabrook1848 John H. Means1850 John L. Manning1852 James H. Adams1854 R. F. W. Alston1856 William H. Gist1858 Francis W. Pickens1860 M. L. Bonham1862 A. G. MagrathinauguratedDec. 19, 1864 Benj. F. Perryprovisional, appointedJune 30, 1865 James L. OrrinauguratedNov. 29, 1865 Robert K. ScottinauguratedJuly 9, 1868 F. J. Moses, Jr.1873 Daniel H. Chamberlain1875 Wade Hampton1877 William D. Simpsonassumes officeFeb. 26, 1879 T. B. Jeterassumes officeSept. 1, 1880 Johnson HagoodinauguratedNov. 30, 1880 Governors under Constitution—Continued. Hugh S. Thompson1882 John P. Richardson1886 Benjamin R. TillmaninauguratedDec. 4, 1890 John Gary EvansDec. 1, 1894 Willi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
...Dec. 5, 1864 Fourth annual message of President Lincoln......Dec. 6, 1864 Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Ll.D., born 1793, dies at Washington, D. C.......Dec. 10, 1864 Fort McAllister, Savannah, Ga., captured by Hazen's division of Sherman's army......Dec. 13, 1864 Thomas defeats Hood at Nashville, Tenn......Dec. 15-16, 1864 President Lincoln calls for 300,000 volunteers to make up deficiency in call July 18, 1864. If not obtained before Feb. 15, 1865, a draft to be made......Dec. 19, 1864 Savannah, evacuated by Confederates Dec. 20, occupied by Sherman......Dec. 21, 1864 Grade of vice-admiral established for the United States navy by act of Congress......Dec. 21, 1864 Fort Fisher, N. C., bombarded by General Porter, Dec. 24, and unsuccessfully attacked by Generals Butler and Porter......Dec. 25, 1864 Vice-President Hamlin resumes the chair in the Senate......Jan. 5, 1865 General Grierson's raid; after destroying 100 miles of railroad, taking 600 prisoners a