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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stevens, Abel 1815-1897 (search)
Stevens, Abel 1815-1897 Author; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 19, 1815; received a collegiate education; studied theology and was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His publications include Memorials of the introduction of Methodism into the Eastern States; History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America; The centenary of American Methodism; A Compendious history of American Methodism, etc. He died in San Jose, Cal., Sept. 11, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pennsylvania, (search)
...April 13, 1894 American liner St. Paul launched at Philadelphia......April 10, 1895 State capitol at Harrisburg burned......Feb. 2, 1897 Great fire at Pittsburg, loss $3,000,000......May 3, 1897 Washington statuary of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati unveiled by the President of the United States......May 15, 1897 International commercial conference opened at Philadelphia......June 2, 1897 Coal-miners went on strike July 2, 1897. Ended by compromise......Sept. 11, 1897 John E. Keely (Keely motor) dies at Philadelphia......Nov. 18, 1898 Ex-Senator Quay acquitted of a charge of conspiracy......April 18, 1899 National export exposition opened at Philadelphia......Sept. 14, 1899 United States Senate refuses to seat Matthew Quay......April 24, 1900 Republican National Convention at Philadelphia nominated McKinley and Roosevelt......June 21, 1900 Strike in the anthracite coal regions......Sept. 13–Oct. 13, 1900 [Ended by mutual concessi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Cumberland Grays, Company D, Twenty-first Virginia Infantry. (search)
The Cumberland Grays, Company D, Twenty-first Virginia Infantry. Its Roster, with brief record of its service. Cumberland C. H. Va., September 11, 1897. There was a reunion of the Cumberland Grays' Association at Cumberland Courthouse recently. This company was commanded first by Captain F. D. Irving, who was in command of it from the 1st of July, 1861, to the 21st of April, 1862, when he refused reelection and retired from service. Captain A. C. Page was elected its second captain, and was wounded at the battle of Sharpsburg. His leg was amputated, and he was retired from the service. At the earnest solicitation of Charles H. Anderson, the first lieutenant of the company, second lieutenant John A. Booker, who was on detached duty as A. A. A. General to General J. R. Jones, was appointed captain, and remained as such until the end of the war. In the second fight at Manassas the ammunition of the regiment gave out, but our second lieutenant was a brick-layer, a