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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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batteries, and with four parting rounds of grape, canister, and solid shot secured impunity for his retreat. The Seventh Connecticut was placed to defend the shattered columns as they fell back; the mounted infantry and cavalry brought up the rear. Lieutenant-Colonel Hall, of the New-York engineers, galloped along the line of retreat, in his capacity of Provost-Marshal General, to secure order and rally fugitives. Arriving at Sanderson about nine o'clock in the evening, he found that Captain Bridgman, of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts, had already commenced the good work. More than one thousand men were here collected. Some very slightly hurt; many seriously wounded. Many more had merely left the ground to help away their stricken comrades, and had not returned to take part in the fray. The retreat continued all night to Barber's Station, and next morning to Baldwin. Here General Seymour arrived on Sunday P. M., and made arrangements for the evacuation of the place, and the b
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
foot with gold dust and this gave rise to the expression as meaning fabulous wealth. With the prospect of closer contact with the Orient by way of the Occident, relations with some of the far off Eastern countries began to be more intimately considered. Caleb Cushing as Commissioner of the United States went to China in 1843 and in 1845 negotiated the first treaty between the United States and China. Missionaries, too, were at their task. Volumes of the Chinese repository edited by Dr. Bridgman were publishing at Canton, and from these volumes, and his own personal observation and study of native authorities for twelve years, S. Wells Williams, who went to China as a printer for the Board of Foreign Missions, who mastered the Chinese language, and who lectured in the United States to obtain money to pay for a font of Chinese type, produced The Middle Kingdom, a Survey of the geography, government, education, social life, Arts, religion, etc., of the Chinese Empire and its inhab
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
C. L., 215 Brachvogel, Udo, 581, 582 Brackenridge, H. H., 539 Bradbury, 500 Bradford, Andrew, 536 Bradford, Wm., 534, 535 Bradley, F. H., 239, 249, 251 Bradsher, E. L., 547 n. Braithwaite, W. S., 65 Brand-New ballads, 25 Bread-Winners, the, 86 Breaking the wilderness, 138 Breen, Patrick, 146 Breitmann's going to Church, 24 Breitmann in a Balloon, 24 Breitmann in Maryland, 24 Brevoort, J. C., 185, 186 Brewerton, George D., 150 Bridges, Robert, 555 Bridgman, Dr., 144 Brief examination of Lord Sheffield's observations on the Commerce of the United States, 430 Brief history of the English language, 462 Brief narrative (Zenger trial), 535 Briefwechsel (Schlozer), 577 Briggs, C. A., 203-4, 205, 206, 207 Briggs, C. F., 313 Brigham's destroying angel, 143 Bright, James Wilson, 459, 480 n. Brighton, 275 Brinsley, George, 183 Brinton, Daniel, 619, 620 Brisbane, Albert, 437 Brisk young lover, a, 510 Bristed, John, 432