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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 2 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 2 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 55: operations of the Mississippi Squadron in the latter part of 1864 and in 1865. (search)
enant F. J. Naile, Flag-Lieutenant; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, William G. Saltonstall; Fleet-Surgeon, Ninian Pinkney; Fleet-Paymaster, Elisha W. Dunn; Fleet-Engineer, Samuel Bickerstaff; Acting-Master, C. R. Knowles; Acting Ensigns, Wm. R. Cooper And C. C. Cushing. Essex--Fourth-rate. Commander, Andrew Bryson; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, J. C. Parker; Acting-Ensigns, Spencer Johnson, E. M. Wood and J. H. Barry; Acting-Master's Mates, J. A. Whitesides and R. D. Punch; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Thomas Allan; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Chas. W. Slamm; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Joseph K. Heap; Acting-First-Assistant, J. L. Hilliard: Acting-Second-Assistants, E. P. Sprague and C. H. Burt; Acting-Third-Assistant, Nicholas Sauer; Gunner, Charles Earnshaw; Acting-Carpenter, Geo. H. Stevens. Benton--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, E. Y. McCauley; Acting-Master, W. J. Lees; Acting-Ensigns, P. H. Randolph and P. Frazer, Jr.; Acting-Master's Mates, William Kisnei, Hiram Simonton,
r wheel-tires are used for the purpose of decreasing the jar on the vehicle, and as a means of increasing the tractive adherence. In the Thomson road steamer a thick rubber tire, capable of yielding to the inequalities of the ground, and protected by an endless band of steel slats, is employed. In 1852, a patent was granted to Marcus Davis in England, for forming locomotive tires of a soft material, covered with india-rubber protected by an exterior sheet of steel. In the same year Thomas Allan obtained a patent for encircling wheels with an outer tire of vulcanized india-rubber, solid or tubular, or other elastic substance. The advantages of this arrangement for road locomotives were particularly set forth. At the same time Mr. Dunlop patented a tire of annealed cast-iron, grooved to receive an india-rubber band. Various other patents followed, embracing india-rubber as a material to be used in constructing tires. A source of trouble with continuous tires on wooden wheels
er-geant, J. H. Robinson; Chaplain, W. A. Start. This Post, though so young, bears on its rolls 128 names. Fifteen veterans have deceased. Its present membership is 96. It has expended about $1500 in relief work. Its present officers are these: Commander, Joseph T. Batcheller; Senior Vice-Commander, Samuel Spink; Junior Vice-Commander, Fred. A. Libbey; Surgeon, Marshall L. Brown; Adjutant, William P. Brown; Quartermaster, Thomas Pear; Chaplain, J. Willard Brown; Officer of the Day, Thomas Allan; Officer of the Guard, George E. Seward; Sergeant-Major, G. W. B. Litchfield; Quartermaster-Sergeant, George B. Smith. Each of the Posts has an associate membership connected with it, and all but Post 186 have an organization of the Woman's Relief Corps as an auxiliary. The Posts hold occasional campfires, have lectures, and in various ways aim to keep alive the fraternal spirit, and by fairs and divers forms of entertainment replenish their relief funds whenever necessary, loyally an