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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bell, Charles H., 1798-1875 (search)
Bell, Charles H., 1798-1875 Naval officer; born in New York, Aug. 15, 1798; entered the naval service in June, 1812; served with Decatur in 1813-14; with Chauncey, on Lake Ontario, in 1814; and with Decatur again, in the Mediterranean, in 1815. He was with the squadron in the West Indies (1824-29) operating against the pirates there. In 1860 he was in command of the Norfolk navy-yard: commanded the Pacific squadron in 1862-64, and the navy-yard at Brooklyn 1865-68. In July, 1866, he was made a rear-admiral. he died in New Brunswick, N. J., Feb. 19, 1875.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Hampshire. (search)
Metcalfassumes office1855 William Haileassumes office1857 Ichabod Goodwinassumes office1859 Nathaniel S. Berryassumes office1861 Joseph A. Gilmoreassumes office1863 Frederick Smythassumes office1865 Walter Harrimanassumes office1867 Onslow Stearnsassumes office1869 James A. Westonassumes office1871 Ezekiel A. Strawassumes office1872 James A. Westonassumes office1874 Person C. Cheneyassumes office1875 Benjamin F. Prescott.assumes office1877 Nathaniel Headassumes office1879 Charles H. Bellassumes office1881 Samuel W. Haleassumes office1883 Moody Currierassumes office1885 Charles H. Sawyerassumes office1887 David H. Goodellassumes office1889 Hiram A. Tuttleassumes office1891 John B. Smithassumes office1893 Charles A. Busielassumes office1895 George A. Ramsdellassumes office1897 Frank W. Rollinsassumes office1899 Chester B. Jordanassumes office1901 United States Senators. Name No. of Congress. Term John Langdon1st 1789 Paine Wingate1st to 3d 1789 to 1793 S
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
, till his death the following July; Thomas Clayton, from Jan. 8, 1824, till March 3, 1827, and again from Jan. 9, 1837, till March 3, 1847; John M. Clayton, from March 4, 1845, till Feb. 23, 1849, and again from March 4, 1853, till his death, Nov. 9, 1856. Three men named Bell, two of them brothers, the third a son of one of them, represented New Hampshire in the Senate—Samuel Bell, from March 4, 1823, till March 4, 1835; his son, James Bell, from July 30, 1855, till May 26, 1859, and Charles Henry Bell from March 13, 1879, till June 17, 1879. At one time during the Cleveland administration both of the Senators from each of three different States resided in the same city, and three Senators occupying adjoining seats and representing two States were born in adjoining counties in one State. In 1892 two Senators, representing one State, had been private soldiers in one and the same volunteer regiment of the Union army. Eleven Senators afterwards became Presidents of the United State