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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
alry engagement at Sand Mountain, Ga.; Confederates defeated.—29. Fairmount, Va., captured by Confederates.—30. Fast Day in the United States. Artillery engagement at Chancellorsville, Va. Confederates defeated at Williamsburg, Va.—May 1. Battle at Monticello, Ky.; Confederates defeated.— 3. Mosby's guerillas routed at Warrenton Junction.—4. Admiral Porter takes possession of Fort de Russy, on Red River. —6. Confederates put to flight near Tupelo, Miss. Battle near Clinton, Miss.— 15. Corbin and Grau hung at Sandusky for recruiting within the Union lines.— 18. Democratic convention in New York City expresses sympathy with Vallandigham.—22-23. Battle of Gum Swamp, N. C., —28. First negro regiment from the North left Boston.—June 1. Democratic convention in Philadelphia sympathized with Vallandigham.—3. Peace party meeting in New York, under the lead of Fernando Wood.—8. Departments of Monongahela and Susquehanna created.—12. Darien, Ga., destroyed by Nation
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Corbin, Henry Clark 1842- (search)
Corbin, Henry Clark 1842- Military officer; born in Clermont county, O., Sept. 15, 1842; received an academic education, and studied law. In 1862 he joined the National army as a second lieutenant in the 79th Ohio Volunteers; served through the remainder of the war; and was then appointed to the regular army. He was with President Garfield when the latter was shot, and also present at his bedside when he died. In 1880 he was promoted major and assistant adjutant-general; in 1898, adjutant-general; and in June, 1900, major-general, being the first adjutantgeneral of the regular army to reach that rank.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spain, War with (search)
ls, and medicines for cavalry and artillery horses300325 Soldiers' baggage: Each 1 blanket, 1 poncho, 1 extra suit of undergarments, and 1 piece shelter-tent1,6621,7612,078 ————————— Total14,6818,56216,211 By command of Major-General Miles:H. C. Corbin, Adjutant-General. Allowance of transportation for battery light artillery, four wagons. Allowance of transportation for regiment of infantry, twenty-five wagons. Supplies to be carried in wagons per company: Ten days field rations pewhose services and sacrifices afford us example and inspiration, and it is expected that all will be fully impressed with the sacred duty imposed upon the army by the government of our beloved country. By command of Major-General Miles, H. C. Corbin, Adjutant-General. The difficulty of obtaining clothing and equipment for so many men was soon apparent. In fact, the canvas and other articles necessary for these equipments had not at that time been manufactured, and it would t