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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
rth $40,000.—29. General Canby enrolled all citizens in the Department of the Gulf, and expelled the families of Confederate soldiers.—Aug. 1. Confederates defeated by General Kelly at Cumberland, Md.—2. General Banks enrolled into the service all the negroes in the Department of the Gulf between eighteen and forty years of age.—9. An ordnance-boat, laden with ammunition, was blown up at City Point, James River, killing fifty persons, wounding 120, and destroying many buildings. —15. Commodore Craven, on the Niagara, seized the Confederate cruiser Georgia, near Lisbon.—18. The Confederate cruiser Tallahassee, after great depredations on the sea, gets into Halifax, N. S.; but, having secured some coal, was ordered out of the harbor and ran the blockade into Wilmington.—23. Nearly all the 5th Illinois Volunteers captured near Duval's Bluff by Shelby.—29. General Hunter superseded in command of the Department of western Virginia by General Crook.— Sept. 7. Confederates de
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
oseph MortonappointedSept. 26, 1682 Joseph WestappointedSept. 6, 1684 Richard KirkappointedSept. 6, 1684 Robert QuarryappointedSept. 6, 1684 Joseph Mortonappointed1685 James Colletonappointed1686 Seth Sothelappointed1690 Philip Ludwellappointed1692 Thomas Smithappointed1693 Joseph Blakeappointed1694 John Archdaleappointed1695 Joseph Blakeappointed1696 James Mooreappointed1700 Proprietary governors—Continued. Sir Nathaniel Johnson1703 Edward Tynte1709 Robert Gibbes1710 Charles Craven1712 Robert Daniel1716 Robert Johnson1717 James Moore1719 Temporary republic. Arthur Middleton1719 Royal governors. Francis Nicholson1721 Arthur Middleton1725 Robert Johnson1730 Thomas Broughton1735 William Bull1737 James Glen1743 William H. Littleton1756 William Bull1760 Thomas Boone1762 William Bull1763 Charles Montague1766 William Bull1769 William Campbell1775 Governors under the Constitution. John Rutledge1775 Rawlin Lowndes1778 John Rutledge1779 John Mat
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), South Carolina, (search)
An incipient civil war breaks out in Carolina in 1710, between Colonel Broughton, one of three deputies of the lords proprietors, and Robert Gibbes, the proclaimed governor. The controversy being referred to the proprietors, they appoint Charles Craven governor......1712 Fort Nahucke, Greene co., N. C., garrisoned by 800 Tuscarora Indians, captured by Col. James Moore, of South Carolina......March 20, 1713 Yamassee Indians, incited by the Spaniards, massacre ninety colonists at Pocotaligo......April 15, 1715 Governor Craven defeats the Indians on the Salkehatchie. In this war 400 South Carolinians are massacred......1715 King in council so advising, proprietors repeal the duty of 10 per cent. on all goods of British manufacture, and also the act regulating elections and that enabling the Assembly to nominate a public receiver......1717 Governor and council impeach the administration of Chief-Justice Trott. The proprietors uphold Trott, and order the governor to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
An account of the condition of the fort was given Major Warley for General Beauregard. On the way up to the city, one of the enemy's boats, commanded by Lieutenant Charles Craven, of the navy, fell in with Major Warley and captured him and his boat's crew, who were greatly outnumbered by Lieutenant Craven's party. Major Warley haLieutenant Craven's party. Major Warley had the presence of mind to tear open the envelope containing the communication for General Beauregard, and, after putting an oarlock inside, threw it overboard before he surrendered. The enemy were in the habit of sending boats from the creek between James Island and Morris Island, around Cummins Point and between Sumter and Gregg, and out towards the bar every night. Warley was captured by this boat picket. (I have met Lieutenant Craven and heard from him an account of the incident since the war.) Captain Thomas Huguenin, of the First South Carolina infantry, who had, with his company, relieved Captain R. Press Smith and the garrison of Battery Gregg, was
lse of savage passion could not resist the deliberate courage of civilized man. The spirit of the colony was aroused. On the north, the insulated Chap. XXIII.} band of invaders received a check, and vanished into the forests; on the south, Charles Craven, the governor 1715. of the province, himself promptly led the forces of Colleton district to the desperate conflict with the confederated warriors on the banks of the Salke-hachie. The battle was bloody and often renewed. The an re- Aprilfrom the bells and a salute of guns, as though allies and friends had returned from victory. The Uchees left their old settlements below Broad River, and the Appalachians their new cabins near the Savannah, and retired towards Flint River. When Craven returned to Charleston, he was greeted with the applause which his alacrity, courage, and conduct, had merited. The colony had lost about four hundred of its inhabitants. The war with the Yamassees was followed by a domestic revolution in Car