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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 2 0 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 83.-skirmish at Baton Rouge, La. (search)
en seemed panic-stricken, but in five minutes time we were in a condition to receive an attack, if any was contemplated, which we fully expected. In the mean time we ascertained that the enemy fled upon delivering the second volley, which was done within fifteen seconds after the first volley. We gathered up our killed and wounded and encamped in the field opposite the woods. Our loss was two killed--Hammon D. Wagner and Joseph Shoener. The wounded were Oliver S. Locke, George Haynes, John Buckner, and Daniel Borne, together with a negro whom we captured in camp, and who has since died from the effect of his wounds. Seven of the prisoners escaped. Two of the guard over them were killed, and two had their horses shot under them, and two others were wounded. Four of our horses were killed, among them my own. We were not further molested, and at sunrise resumed our march, reaching camp at half-past 11 o'clock on the morning of the twenty-ninth inst., with eight prisoners and all
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Printing. (search)
ll paid, and by my consent should be better if they would pray oftener and preach less. But as of all other commodities, so of this—the worst are sent out to us; and there are few that we can boast of, since the persecution in Cromwell's tyranny drove divers worthy men from hither. But I thank God there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both! The authorities in Virginia continued to hold this view after Berkeley had left. In 1680 John Buckner, having brought a printing-press to Virginia, printed the laws of that session for a while. Governor Culpeper and his council called him to account and compelled him to give bonds that he would print no more until his Majesty's pleasure should be known. Royal instructions came positively forbidding any printing in the colon
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Printing-press, the (search)
a roll of paper, on both sides of the sheet. Difficulties that at first appeared have been overcome, and now the press used for a great daily newspaper will print the paper on both sides and fold, ready for delivery, at the rate of 96,000 four-page or 48,000 eight-page sheets per hour. Printing was introduced into the thirteen original States of the United States by the following named persons at the time and place noted: MassachusettsCambridgeStephen Day1639 VirginiaWilliamsburgJohn Buckner1680-82 Pennsylvanianear PhiladelphiaWilliam Bradford1685 New YorkNew York CityWilliam Bradford1693 ConnecticutNew LondonThomas Short1709 MarylandAnnapolisWilliam Parks1726 South CarolinaCharlestonEleazer Phillips1730 Rhode IslandNewportJames Franklin1732 New JerseyWoodbridgeJames Parker1751 North CarolinaNew-BerneJames Davis1749 New HampshirePortsmouthDaniel Fowle1756 DelawareWilmingtonJames Adams1761 GeorgiaSavannahJames Johnston1762 The first book published in America was
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
Three commissioners despatched to Virginia and one regiment of soldiers arrive......Feb. 29, 1677 Governor Berkeley, being recalled by the King, sails for England......April 27, 1677 Governor Berkeley succeeded by Sir Herbert Jeffreys, who dies......December, 1678 William Byrd builds a mill and tradinghouse upon the present site of Richmond, the place known as Byrd's warehouse ......1679 Sir Henry Chicheley governor until......May 10, 1680 [Succeeded by Lord Culpeper.] John Buckner brings a printing-press to Virginia and prints the session laws, but is obliged to give bonds to print nothing more till the King's pleasure be known; all printing forbidden in the colony......1682 Lord Culpeper succeeded by Lord Howard, of Effingham......1684 Governor Effingham visits Governor Dongan, of New York, and at Albany concludes a treaty with the Iroquois chiefs......July, 1684 Many persons engaged in the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth transported to Virginia......16
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union, Company L. (search)
Aug. 11, 1862. Charles Brogan, en. Quincy, 19; quarryman. Dec. 29, 1864. M. O. September 28, 1865. Daniel A. Brown, Boston, Cr. Northbridge, 19; clerk. Dec. 31, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Robert K. Brown, en. Boston, Cr. Stoneham, 21; soldier. Dec. 30, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Prior serv. Henry Bubier, Lynn, 42, m; tradesman. December 16, 1861. Disch. disa. June 11, 1862. William Buckley, en. New Orleans, La. May 28, 1862. Trans. to V. R. C. March 11, 1864. John Buckner, en New Orleans, La., May 29, 1862. Deserted about Jan. 1863. Baton Rouge, La. Samuel C. Bugbee, en. Greenfield, Cr. Buckland, 30; millwright. Dec. 31, 1864.. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Reinhardt Burcher, en. New Orleans, La., 31. June 2, 1862. Disch. May 21, 1865. Thomas Burke, New Bedford, 32 s; ship carpenter. Nov. 26, 1861. Died July 2, 1863. John B. Burnes, Nottingham, N. H., 26, s; seaman. Nov. 14, 1861. Disch Disa. June 11, 1862. Marshall C. Cannell, Lowell, 26 m;