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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hoffman, Frederick L. 1865- (search)
Hoffman, Frederick L. 1865- Author; born in Varel, North Germany, May 2, 1865; is a member of numerous foreign and American statistical and other organizations, and besides contributing to magazines and technical periodicals is author of Race, traits, and tendencies of the American negro; On the Sanitary condition of the Trinity tenements, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Seward, William Henry 1801-1872 (search)
riod of the Civil War, and continued in President Johnson's cabinet, filling the same office, until 1869. He was a conspicuous opposer of slavery for many years, in and out of Congress. He opposed the compromise acts of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska bill of 1854, and was one of the founders of the Republican party. The two most important subjects of his diplomacy during the Civil War were the liberation of Mason and Slidell and the French invasion of Mexico. According to a proclamation, May 2, 1865, of President Johnson, there was evidence in the bureau of military justice that there had been a conspiracy formed by Jefferson Davis, Jacob Thompson, Clement C. Clay, Beverly Tucker, George N. Saunders, William C. Cleary, and other rebels and traitors, against the government of the United States, harbored in Canada, to assassinate the President and the Secretary of State. Circumstances seemed to warrant a suspicion that the same fate was intended for other officers of the government,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
Memorandum for a peace, signed by Generals Sherman and Johnston at Durham Station, N. C., April 18, is rejected at Washington April 21. Grant arrives at Raleigh April 24, and General Johnston surrenders to Sherman at Bennett's house, near Durham Station......April 26, 1865 Executive order for trial by military commission of alleged assassins of President Lincoln issued......May 1, 1865 Reward of $100,000 offered for the capture of Jefferson Davis by proclamation of President......May 2, 1865 Confederate Gen. Richard Taylor surrenders at Citronelle, near Mobile, Ala.......May 4, 1865 Executive order re-establishing authority of the United States in Virginia recognizes Francis H. Pierpont as governor......May 10, 1865 Jefferson Davis captured, with his wife, mother, Postmaster-General Reagan, Colonel Harrison, Johnson, and others, by 4th Michigan Cavalry, under Colonel Pritchard, at Irwinsville, Ga.......May 10, 1865 [Davis taken to Fortress Monroe.] Last fight o