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am, New Hampshire, the widow of the late Daniel B. Stevens, Esq. Mrs. Sarah Batchelder Butler died February 23, 1809. John Butler then married Charlotte Ellison, July 21, 1811. She bore him three children. The eldest, Charlotte, born May 13, 1812rfield, New Hampshire, Nov. 5, 1818, about four o'clock in the afternoon. Upon the breaking out of the war of 1812, John Butler applied to the war department for permission to raise a company of light dragoons among his neighbors. Permission was granted, the company was raised, and he was commissioned its captain on the twenty-third of July, 1812. Captain Butler served with his troop on the northern frontier until he broke his left leg. The broken limb was so badly set that he could not st respect and admiration. Hence, having a son born on the 13th of February, 1815, he named him Andrew Jackson. Capt. John Butler, War of 1812, father of Benj. Butler. Engraved from an oil Painting. The war being practically ended, as the b
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 2: early political action and military training. (search)
he Revolution, from 1775 to 1783, and one of my uncles was at Bunker Hill. The next generation saw the war of 1812 with Great Britain. In this war, my father, John Butler, commanded a company of light dragoons in the regular army. Next, in 1830, were the Spanish wars in Florida and the Gulf States, wherein General Taylor and Genning years, to take my place in that profession which I love and honor. Man proposes, but God disposes. Swords of four generations in glass case, at home of Gen. Butler at Lowell. My daughter married Major-General Adelbert Ames, who made his mark during the War of the Rebellion and in the reconstruction of the country, so trs that may be questioned, it is that in which I followed the bent of my own opinions. Returning home with me, after I retired to civil and political life, Mrs. Butler remained the same good adviser, educating and guiding her children during their young lives with such skill and success that neither of them ever did an act whi
special service, 295, 305; reference to, 627, 714; corps reference to, 686. Burr, Aaron, reference to, 929. Butler, Andrew J., brother of Benj. F., 41-42; anecdote of, 190; buys horses, 264; brings provisions to Ship Island, 358; agent in buying sugar at New Orleans, 384; mentioned in Davis proclamation, 544. Butler, Blanche, daughter of Benj. F., 79)-81. Butler, Ben Israel, son of Benj. F., 79-81. Butler, Mrs. Charlotte [Ellison], mother of Benj. F., 41, 44, 45. Butler, John, father of Benj. F., 41, 43. Butler, Paul, son of Benj. F., 79, 81, 82. Butler, Mrs. Sarah [Hildreth], wife of Benj. F., 78-79; death of, 79; home life, 85; accompanies in Civil War, 82; advises to accept Major-General's commission, 242; on Frying Pan Shoals, 341-347; in New Orleans, 374. Butler, Zepheniah, grandfather of Benj. F., 40, 41, 48, 80. Butterfield, Gen., Daniel, advises and assists Butler, 759. Buzzell, John R., acquitted, 112. C Cadwallader, General, orde
Ward, in leg; H. Dreutler, killed; M. Pennefether, do.; Aleck Weykill, in abdomen; Thomas Manning, in leg; John Tigue, wounded and missing; Martin Hughes, in leg; Frederick Wernsing, in ankle; John McGroverny, in shin; Robert Busscimeyer, in leg, severe; W. Washman, in abdomen; John Madden, in leg. Company I--Lieut. W. A. Thomas, wounded in arm; Sergeant George Kent, killed; private Andrew Wurfas, killed; Sergeant Joseph Christy, wounded in thigh; privates, W. B. Anderson, in shoulder; John Butler, in hand; M. Ackley, do.; A. Day, missing. Company K--Lieut. Morgan Shaw, wounded in collar-bone, slightly; Sergeant J. P. Kelley, killed; Corporal T. J. Collins, wounded in side and leg. Privates, W. L. Givens, killed; E. L. Quinton, wounded and missing; J. S. Crain, wounded in thigh; Jerry Calden, wounded in neck; Louis Cupp, wounded in arm; Charles McKenzie, wounded in shoulder; R. Maguire, wounded in arm; George Milhelm, wounded in abdomen, slightly; John E. Rosseo, wounded in hand
Ward, in leg; H. Dreutler, killed; M. Pennefether, do.; Aleck Weykill, in abdomen; Thomas Manning, in leg; John Tigue, wounded and missing; Martin Hughes, in leg; Frederick Wernsing, in ankle; John McGroverny, in shin; Robert Busscimeyer, in leg, severe; W. Washman, in abdomen; John Madden, in leg. Company I--Lieut. W. A. Thomas, wounded in arm; Sergeant George Kent, killed; private Andrew Wurfas, killed; Sergeant Joseph Christy, wounded in thigh; privates, W. B. Anderson, in shoulder; John Butler, in hand; M. Ackley, do.; A. Day, missing. Company K--Lieut. Morgan Shaw, wounded in collar-bone, slightly; Sergeant J. P. Kelley, killed; Corporal T. J. Collins, wounded in side and leg. Privates, W. L. Givens, killed; E. L. Quinton, wounded and missing; J. S. Crain, wounded in thigh; Jerry Calden, wounded in neck; Louis Cupp, wounded in arm; Charles McKenzie, wounded in shoulder; R. Maguire, wounded in arm; George Milhelm, wounded in abdomen, slightly; John E. Rosseo, wounded in hand
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Butler, John, 1776-1794 (search)
Butler, John, 1776-1794 Tory leader; born in Connecticut; was in official communication with the Johnsons in the Mohawk Valley before the Revolutionary War, and was colonel of a militia regiment in Tryon county, N. Y. In 1776 he organized a band of motley marauders — white men and Indians, the former painted and behaving like savages. He was in command of them in the battle of Oriskany (q. v.), and of 1.100 men who desolated the Wyoming Valley in July, 1778. He fought Sullivan in the Indiand of them in the battle of Oriskany (q. v.), and of 1.100 men who desolated the Wyoming Valley in July, 1778. He fought Sullivan in the Indian country in central New York, in 1779, and accompanied Sir John Johnson in his raid on the Schoharie and Mohawk settlements in 1780. After the war, Butler went to Canada, and was rewarded by the British government with places of emolument and a pension. He died in Niagara in 1794. His son, Walter, was a ferocious Tory. and was killed during the wa
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Butler, Zebulon, -1795 (search)
Butler, Zebulon, -1795 Military officer; born in Lyme, Conn., in 1731; served in the French and Indian War and in the expedition to Havana in 1762, when he became a captain. He settled in the Wyoming Valley, Pa., in 1769, and was there when the valley was invaded bv Tories and Indians under Col. John Butler, in 1778. In defence of the inhabitants, he commanded the feeble force there, but was unable to prevent the massacre that took place. The next year he accompanied Sullivan in his expedition into the Indian country in central New York, and served during the remainder of the war. He died in Wilkesbarre, Pa., July 28, 1795.
mouth, to-day, under a flag of truce, to visit the Federal fleet off Old Point Comfort, for the purpose of carrying to that destination all the women and children who desire to join their Northern friends. The steamer was accompanied by Capt. Thos. T. Hunter, commander of the Virginia Navy. The families of the following, among other persons, left in the steamer: James Hepenstall, L. T. Barnard, J. Lucas, Geo. Richard Boush, John Harbonner, Jos. D. Knapp, Thomas Nelson, Robert Gill, John Butler, W. H. Lewis, and James H. Hardwick. The West Point having accomplished its mission, has returned. Captain Hunter reports the Monticello as having fared very badly in her engagement with our battery at Sewell's Point, yesterday. The boat is seriously damaged in both hull and machinery, and it is thought that it will be some time before she can indulge in another bombardment. Six men were killed on board, and several badly wounded. We have been unable to learn the names of the
o. Daviess David Sheen Jo. Daviess M. Simmons Jo. Daviess Louis Shister Jo. Daviess Thomas McKee Knox J. F. Worrell McLean E. D. Wright Menard Edward Lanning Menard Robert Halloway Mercer Robt. Davis Montgomery Thos. Grey Montgomery W. J. Latham Morgan J. O. S. Hays Morgan J. W. McMillen Morgan D. Patterson Moultrie Dr. Keller Moultrie G. D. Read Ogle W. W. O'Brien Peoria Peter Sweat Peoria Jacob Gale Peoria P. W. Dunne Peoria John Butler Peoria John Francis Peoria Wm. S. Moore Christian B. S. Morris Cook W. C. Wilson Crawford L. W. Odell Crawford Dickins Cumberland J. C. Armstrong Dewitt C. H. Palmer Dewitt B. T. Williams Douglas Amos Green Edgar R. M. Bishop Edgar W. D. Latshaw Edwards Levi Eckels Fayette Dr. Bassett Fayette T. Greathouse Fayette Chas. T. Smith Fayette N. Simons Ford Ed. Gill Ford A. D. Duff Franklin B. F. Pope Franklin W. B. Kelly Franklin
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers killed in action. (search)
ge, Capt.,13th Mass. Inf.,Fitzhugh House, Va.,April 30, 1863. Bush, George W.,55th Mass. Inf.,Honey Hill, S. C.,Nov. 30, 1864. Bushman, Joseph,37th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. Buss, Henry K., Corp.,21st Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. Bussell, Alfred W.,58th Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va.,July 12, 1864. Butcher, William T., Alias Benjamin F. Williams. Sergt.,2d Mass. Cav.,Waynesboroa, Va.,Sept. 28, 1864. Butler, George,15th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. Butler, John,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. Butler, John E.,11th Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. Butters, John,15th Mass. Inf.,– –Jan. 12, 1864. Buxton, Philip O., Corp.,33d Mass. Inf.,Lookout Mountain, Tenn.,Oct. 29, 1863. Byam, Salathial A.,57th Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va.,June 17, 1864. Cabot, Charles F., Capt.,20th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va.,Dec. 11, 1862. Cadney, Frank,10th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 12, 1864. Cadron, William,4th Mass. Cav.,Gum Creek, Fla
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