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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 48 10 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Colquitt, Alfred Holt 1824- (search)
Colquitt, Alfred Holt 1824- Statesman; born in Walton county, Ga., April 20, 1824; graduated at Princeton in 1844; admitted to the bar in 1845; served throughout the Mexican War as staff officer; in 1852 was elected to Congress; in 1859 was a member of the State legislature. He favored the secession of Georgia and entered the Confederate army, in which he rose to the rank of majorgeneral. In 1876 he was elected governor of the State, and in 1882 United States Senator. He died March 26, 1884.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
. Crawford1843-47 George W. B. Towns1847-51 Howell Cobb1851-53 Herschel V. Johnson1853-57 Joseph E. Brown1857-65 James Johnson1865 Charles J. Jenkins1865-67 Gen. T. H. Ruger1867-68 Rufus B. Bullock1868-72 James Milton Smith1872-77 Alfred H. Colquitt1877-82 Alexander H. Stephens1882-83 Henry D. McDaniel1883-86 John B. Gordon1886-90 William J. Northen1890-94 William Y. Atkinson1895-98 Allen D. Candler1898– United States Senators. NameNo. of CongressDate. William Few1st and 2doombs33d to 36th1853 to 1861 Alfred Iverson34th to 36th1855 to 1861 36th to 41st1861 to 1871 Joshua Hill41st to 42d 1871 to 1873 H. V. M. Miller41st1871 Thomas M. Norwood42d to 43d1871 to 1875 John B. Gordon43d to 46th1873 to 1881 Benjamin H. Hill45th to 47th1877 to 1882 Joseph E. Brown47th to 51st1881 to 1891 Pope Barrow47th1882 Alfred H. Colquitt48th to 53d1883 to 1894 John B. Gordon52d to 55th1891 to 1897 Augustus O. Bacon54th to ——1895 to —— Alexander S. Clay55th to
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
m1,808,72521George H. PendletonO.Dem21 1868. Ulysses S. Grant*Ill.Rep3,015,071305,456(f) 214Schuyler Colfax*Ind.Rep214 Horatio SeymourN. Y.Dem2,709,61580F. P. Blair, JrMoDem80 1872. Ulysses S. Grant*Ill.Rep3,597,070762,991286Henry Wilson*Mass.Rep286 Horace GreeleyN. Y.D. & L.2,834,079(g)B. Gratz BrownMoD. L.47 Charles O'ConorN. Y.Dem29,408John Q. AdamsMass.Dem James BlackPa.Temp5,608John RussellMich.Temp Thomas A. HendricksInd.Dem42George W. JulianInd.Lib5 B. Gratz BrownMo.Dem18A. H. ColquittGaDem5 Charles J. JenkinsGa.Dem2John M. PalmerIll.Dem3 David DavisIll.Ind.1T. E. BramletteKyDem3 W. S. GroesbeckO.Dem1 Willis B. MachenKyDem1 N. P. BanksMass.Lib1 1876. Samuel J. TildenN. Y.Dem4,284,885250,235184T. A. HendricksInd.Dem184 Rutherford B. Hayes*O.Rep4,033,950(h) 185William A. Wheeler*N. Y.Rep185 Peter CooperN. Y.Gre'nb81,740Samuel F. CaryO.Gre'nb Green Clay SmithKyPro.9,522Gideon T. StewartO.Pro James B. WalkerIll.Amer2,636D. KirkpatrickN. Y.Amer 1880. James A. G
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ch 1, 1894 N. C. Blanchard, representative in Congress, appointed by the governor of Louisiana, qualifies as successor to Senator White......March 12, 1894 Bland bill passes the Senate by 44 to 31; not voting, ten......March 15, 1894 Tariff bill, with amendments, reported in the Senate from the committee on finance by Senator Voorhees......March 20, 1894 J. S. Coxe's Army of the Commonweal starts from Massillon, O., for Washington with about 100 men......March25, 1894 Alfred Holt Colquitt, United States Senator from Georgia, dies at Washington, D. C., in his seventieth year......March 26, 1894 President Cleveland vetoes the Bland bill for coinage of seigniorage......March 29, 1894 Senator Voorhees opens the tariff debate in the Senate......April 2, 1894 Kelly's industrial army, 350 strong, leaves San Francisco for Oakland on its way to Washington......April 3, 1894 Bill to carry out the terms of the Bering Sea tribunal passes the Senate April 3, and is appr
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 2: (search)
uently was assigned to the Eighth regiment, of which Bartow was elected colonel. The earliest regiments enlisted for the war were the Sixth volunteers, Col. Alfred H. Colquitt; Seventh, Col. L. J. Gartrell; Eighth, Col. Francis S. Bartow; Ninth, Col. E. R. Goulding; Tenth, Col. Lafayette Mc-Laws; Eleventh, Col. George T. Anderson; Twelfth, Col. Edward Johnson; Thirteenth, Col. Walter Ector. The organization of these regiments was as follows: Sixth regiment Georgia volunteers: Col. A. H. Colquitt; Lieut.—Col. James M. Newton (killed); Maj. Philip Tracy (killed); Adjt. B. Russell: Commissary T. J. Collins; Quartermaster R. N. Ely; Capts. W. M. Arnold (As, Col. Paul J. Semmes; Third volunteers, Col. H. R. Wright; Fourth volunteers, Col. George Doles; Fifth volunteers, Col. John K. Jackson; Sixth volunteers, Col. A. H. Colquitt; Seventh volunteers, Col. L. J. Gartrell; Eighth volunteers, Col: Francis S. Bartow; Ninth volunteers, Col. E. R. Goulding; Tenth volunteers, Col. Lafayette
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 3: (search)
conduct of the brave, true and heroic Cutts, wrote General Stuart, attracted my attention frequently during the action—now serving No. 1, and now as gunner, and still directing and disposing the whole with perfect self-command and a devotion to his duty that was, I believe, scarcely ever equaled. This battery and Hamilton's and Lane's were assigned to the reserve artillery under Colonel Pendleton. In General Magruder's district, the peninsula, the Sixth, Tenth and Sixteenth, under Alfred H. Colquitt, Lafayette McLaws and Howell Cobb, and Cobb's legion under T. R. R. Cobb, well sustained the reputation of the State. McLaws was promoted brigadier-general and assigned to important command, and Colonel Colquitt was given charge of a brigade including the Sixth and Sixteenth. Late in the year the Twenty-third regiment, unarmed, was sent forward to Yorktown. An unfortunate incident in the history of Cobb's legion is preserved in the official reports of General Magruder. It appears
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: (search)
was the outline of part of the plan of campaign against McClellan which first established the great military reputation of General Lee. In the army of Northern Virginia, as organized for that campaign, Lawton's brigade became the Fourth of Jackson's division, Jackson's corps. The Eighteenth Georgia was attached to Hood's Texas brigade; the Twelfth was a part of Elzey's (Early's) brigade, Ewell's division; D. H. Hill's division included a brigade four-fifths Georgian, commanded by Col. A. H. Colquitt—the Sixth, Twenty-third, Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Georgia; and Ripley's brigade of the same division was half Georgian, including the Forty-fourth and Forty-eighth regiments. In Magruder's corps were more Georgia regiments than of any other State. D. R. Jones' division had two brigades, the first commanded by Gen. Robert Toombs, composed of the Second, Fifteenth, Seventeenth and Twentieth Georgia regiments, and the second, under Col. George T. Anderson, made up of the Firs
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 8: (search)
day of great deeds, September 14th, were the Georgians of Colquitt's brigade, who held the main road at the Boonsboro gap, aade, who withstood Franklin's corps at Crampton's gap. Colquitt's brigade had marched from Richmond with Hill, and its nuHill has related that on the morning of the 14th he found Colquitt's Georgians at the eastern foot of the mountain, facing tthird and Twenty-eighth, and were twice hurled back. General Colquitt reported: The fight continued with fury until after dbesides Cutts' Georgia artillery battalion, was engaged. Colquitt and Ripley were moved up to the support of Hood at daybrepushed vigorously forward only to meet additional lines. Colquitt had gone in with ten field officers, said Hill; four wereLieut. R. P. Jordan, acting assistant adjutant-general of Colquitt's brigade, fell in the course of gallant service. Furtwing further honorable mention of Georgians: Brigadier-General Colquitt reports as specially deserving notice for their
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 10: (search)
nded a brigade of R. H. Anderson's division—Third regiment, Maj. J. F. Jones; Twenty-second, Lieut.-Col. J. Wasden; Forty-eighth, Lieut.-Col. R. W. Carswell; Second battalion, Maj. G. W. Ross. In Jackson's corps were four brigades: One in A. P. Hill's division, commanded by Brig.-Gen. E. L. Thomas —Fourteenth regiment, Col. R. W. Folsom; Thirty-fifth, Capt. John Duke; Forty-fifth, Lieut.-Col. W. L. Grice; Forty-ninth, Maj. S. T. Player; one in D. H. Hill's division, commanded by Brig.-Gen. A. H. Colquitt—Sixth regiment, Col. John T. Lofton; Nineteenth, Col. A. J. Hutchins; Twenty-third, Col. Emory F. Best; Twenty-seventh, Col. C. T. Zachry; Twenty-eighth, Col. Tully Graybill; another in D. H. Hill's division, commanded by Brig.-Gen. George Doles—Fourth regiment, Col. Philip Cook; Twelfth, Col. Edward Willis; Twenty-first, Col. J. T. Mercer; Forty-fourth, Col. J. B. Estes; and last, the Lawton brigade, in Early's division, now commanded by John B. Gordon, promoted brigadier-genera
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 12: (search)
, Maj. G. M. Hanvey; Thirty-second regiment, Maj. W. T. Holland; Fifty-fourth regiment, Maj. William H. Mann. In Gen. J. H. Trapier's (Fourth) district, South Carolina, Twenty-first cavalry battalion, Maj. William P. White. In Gen. Johnson Hagood's sub-district, South Carolina: Twenty-second battalion, Company G, Capt. Joseph A. Beals; Twenty-seventh regiment,. Col. Charles T. Zachry; Twenty-ninth regiment, Company A, Capt. W. W. Bilopp; Chatham artillery, Capt. John F. Wheaton. In Gen. A. H. Colquitt's sub-district, South Carolina; Sixth Georgia, Col. John T. Lofton; Twelfth battalion, Company C, Capt. George W. Johnson, attached to siege train; Nineteenth regiment, Col. James H. Neal; Twenty-third regiment, Maj. M. R. Ballenger; Twenty-eighth regiment, Col. Tully Graybill. In Gen. W. M. Gardner's (middle Florida) district; Sixty-fourth regiment, Col. John W. Evans; Echols (Georgia) artillery, Capt. J. H. Tiller; Georgia siege artillery, one company, Capt. C. G. Campbell, and i
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