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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Vermont, (search)
mes Office.Assumes office. Thomas Chittenden1777Ryland Fletcher1856 Moses Robinson1789Hiland Hall1858 Thomas Chittenden1790Erastus Fairbanks1860 Paul Brigham1797Frederick Holbrook1861 Isaac Tichenor1797J. Gregory Smith1863 Israel Smith1807Paul Dlllingham1865 Isaac Tichenor1808John B. Page1867 Jonas Galusha1809Peter T. Washburn1869 Martin Chittenden1813G. W. Hendee1870 Jonas Galusha1815John W. Stewart1870 Richard Skinner1820Julius Converse1872 C. P. Van Ness1823Asahel Peck1874 Ezra Butler1826Horace Fairbanks1876 Samuel C. Crafts1828Redfield Proctor1878 William A. Palmer1831Roswell Farnham1880 S. H. Jenison1835John L. Barstow1882 Charles Paine1841Samuel E. Pingree1884 John Mattocks1843Ebenezer J. Ormsbee1886 William Slade1844William P. Dillingham1888 Horace Eaton1846Carroll S. Page1890 Carlos Coolidge1848Levi K. Fuller1892 Charles K. Williams1850Urban A. Woodbury1894 Erastus Fairbanks1852Josiah Grout1896 John S. Robinson1853Edward C. Smith1898 Stephen Royce1854W
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Washington, D. C. (search)
ess that the Union is dissolved and that the laws are standing still. Confederates destroying bridges near Baltimore. Pennsylvania sent the first troops to the capital for its defence. Massachusetts was equally ready and determined, and some of her troops reached the capital on the day after the arrival of the Pennsylvanians. Some troops were sent by Massachusetts (April 17, 1861) to Fortress Monroe, in Virginia, then in imminent danger of seizure; and thirteen companies, under General Butler, started for the city of Washington. Rhode Island, through which these troops passed, was in a blaze of excitement. Governor Sprague had promptly tendered to the government the services of 1,000 infantry and a battalion of artillery; and the legislature, assembling on April 17, promptly provided for the State's quota and appropriated $500,000 for war purposes. The banks offered adequate loans to the State; and within a few days Rhode Island troops were on their way towards Washington—C