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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 6 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 6 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 7: Secession Conventions in six States. (search)
rshaw. Alabama.--To North Carolina, Isham W Garrett; to Mississippi, E. W. Pettus; to South Carolina, J. A. Elmore; to Maryland, A. F. Hopkins; to Virginia. Frank Gilmer; to Tennessee, L. Pope Walker; to Kentucky, Stephen F. Hale to Arkansas, John A. Winston. Georgia.--To Missouri, Luther J. Glenn; to Virginia, Henry L. Benning. Mississippi.--To South Carolina, C. E. Hooker; to Alabama, Joseph W. Matthews; to Georgia, William L. Harris; to Louisiana, Wirt Adams; to Texas, H. H. Miller; to Arkansas, Geo. R. Fall; to Florida, E. M. Yerger; to Tennessee, T. J. Wharton; to Kentucky, W. S. Featherstone; to North Carolina, Jacob Thompson; to Virginia, Fulton Anderson; to Maryland, A. H. Handy; to Delaware, Henry Dickinson; to Missouri,---Russell.--McPherson's Political History of the Great Rebellion, page 11. We have had glimpses of these Commissioners at several conventions. Let us now observe relative events in the other States of the Union. Tail-piece — head of Secessio
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 8: attitude of the Border Slave-labor States, and of the Free-labor States. (search)
ction of the country. The only remedy, he said, for the evils now threatening, is a radical change of public sentiment in regard to the whole question. The North should retire from its untenable position immediately. On the following day, Henry Dickinson, Commissioner from Mississippi, addressed them. He declared, with supporting arguments, that a State had a right to secede, and invited Delaware to join the Southern Confederacy about to be formed. He was applauded by some, and listened tovote, adopted a resolution (concurred in by a majority of the Senate), saying, that they deemed it proper and due to themselves, and the people of Delaware, to express their unqualified disapproval of the remedy for existing evils proposed by Mr. Dickinson, in behalf of Mississippi. This ended his mission. Delaware maintained that position during the war that ensued; and it is a notable fact, that it was the only Slave-labor State whose soil was not moistened with the blood of the slain in ba
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Secession of Southern States. (search)
ston. Georgia sent to Missouri Luther J. Glenn; to Virginia, Henry L. Benning. Mississippi sent to South Carolina C. E. Hooker; to Alabama, Joseph W. Matthews; to Georgia, William L. Harris; to Louisiana, Wirt Adams; to Texas, H. H. Miller; to Arkansas, George B. Fall; to Florida, E. M. Yerger; to Tennessee T. J. Wharton; to Kentucky, W. S. Featherstone; to North Carolina, Jacob Thompson, the Secretary of the Interior; to Virginia, Fulton Anderson; to Maryland, A. H. Handy; to Delaware, Henry Dickinson; to Missouri, P. Russell. Ordinances of secession were passed in eleven States of the Union in the following order: South Carolina, Dec. 20, 1860; Mississippi, Jan. 9, 1861; Florida, Jan. 10; Alabama, Jan. 11; Georgia, Jan. 19; Louisiana, Jan. 26; Texas, Feb. 1; Virginia, April 17; Arkansas, May 6; North Carolina, May 20, and Tennessee, June 8. Only one of these ordinances was ever submitted to the people for their considration. See Confederate States of America; articles on the St
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delaware, (search)
Pea Patch Island, derived from Delaware by United States and from New Jersey by James Humphrey, many years in litigation, awarded to United States by Hon. John Sargeant, referee......Jan. 15, 1848 John Middleton Clayton, of Delaware, negotiates the Clayton-Bulwer treaty with the British government......April, 1850 A new constitution framed and submitted to the people, but rejected......Oct. 11, 1853 Amendment to constitution changing day of State elections......Jan. 30, 1855 Henry Dickinson, commissioner from Mississippi, invites the State to join the Confederacy; proposition rejected unanimously by the House and by a majority of the Senate......Jan. 3, 1861 Delaware declares for the Union......April 15, 1861 Delaware added to the Military Department of Washington......April 19, 1861 Governor Burton calls for volunteers for United States army, and obtains a regiment of about 775 three-months' men. (Subsequently two regiments of about 1,000 each were enlisted for t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
...1772-73 James Willing secures authority from Congress to descend the Mississippi and secure the neutrality of the colonies at Natchez, Bayou Pierre, etc.......1778 Fort Panmure, formerly the French fort Rosalie, garrisoned by a company of infantry under Capt. Michael Jackson, by order of the governor of west Florida......1778 Gen. don Bernardo de Galvez, proposing to expel the English from Florida, storms Fort Bute, Sept. 7, 1779, and captures Baton Rouge, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Dickinson, who surrenders all west Florida upon the Mississippi, including Fort Panmure and the district of Natchez, to the Spanish......Sept. 21, 1779 Fort Panmure surrendered by the Spaniards to insurgents, under the British flag, after a siege of a week......April 30, 1781 Don Carlos de Grandpre, appointed civil and military commander of the district of Natchez, July 29, 1781, takes measures to punish insurgents who had not fled after the capture of Pensacola, and imprisons seven,
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
us Dwinnell; in 1864 and 1865, Albert D. Bagg, Carlos W. Hoisington, Aaron L. Hayes. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861 and 1862 was Charles White; in 1863, Edward Parsons; in 1864 and 1865, J. M. Harmon. 1861. A legal town-meeting was held April 30th, at which it was voted to borrow a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars, in aid of volunteers belonging to the town. William Melcher, J. O. Moseley, Reuben Champion, Aaron Bagg, Julius Day, Edward Parsons, and Henry Dickinson were chosen a Finance Committee, who were authorized to aid the families of the soldiers, and to furnish each soldier with a revolver. June 4th, The vote to furnish revolvers was reconsidered. July 19th, The finance committee were instructed to pay each volunteer from that town a bounty of one hundred dollars, and it was voted that such volunteer be exempt from taxation for war purposes. 1862. August 15th, Voted, that each person who volunteers to the credit of the town, before Mon
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 who died as prisoners. (search)
lius,56th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Feb. 10, 1865. Desmond, M.,28th Mass. Inf.,Lost on transport Gen. Lyon--- Desmond, Michael,20th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Dec. 12, 1864. Desmont, J. M.,*2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Devine, John,1st Mass. H. A.,Confederate Prison,—--, 1864. Dexter, Henry H.,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Dexter, Jarius A.,Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,July 27, 1864. Dickerman, Charles C., Corp.,39th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Jan. 28, 1865. Dickinson, Henry, Sergt.,27th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Dickinson, William,40th Mass. Inf.,Wilmington, N. C.,March 29, 1865. Dill, Charles H.,34th Mass. Inf.,Staunton, Va.,Aug. 20, 1864. Dill, Zabina,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 28, 1864. Dimick, George H.,27th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Oct. 15, 1864. Dimpson, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Cav.,Salisbury, N. C.,Nov.--, 1864. Dixon, E. J.,36th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,April 24, 1864. Doane, Solomon N.,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, G
lius,56th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Feb. 10, 1865. Desmond, M.,28th Mass. Inf.,Lost on transport Gen. Lyon--- Desmond, Michael,20th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Dec. 12, 1864. Desmont, J. M.,*2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Devine, John,1st Mass. H. A.,Confederate Prison,—--, 1864. Dexter, Henry H.,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Dexter, Jarius A.,Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,July 27, 1864. Dickerman, Charles C., Corp.,39th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,Jan. 28, 1865. Dickinson, Henry, Sergt.,27th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,--- Dickinson, William,40th Mass. Inf.,Wilmington, N. C.,March 29, 1865. Dill, Charles H.,34th Mass. Inf.,Staunton, Va.,Aug. 20, 1864. Dill, Zabina,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 28, 1864. Dimick, George H.,27th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Oct. 15, 1864. Dimpson, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Cav.,Salisbury, N. C.,Nov.--, 1864. Dixon, E. J.,36th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,April 24, 1864. Doane, Solomon N.,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, G
Devereaux, G. N., 452 Devereaux, J. H., 452 Devereux, A. F., 12, 24, 92, 98, 102, 149, 230 Devereux, Thomas, 353 Devine, John, 511 Devine, M. F., 452 Devine, Patrick, 353 Devlin, Alexander, 452 Devlin, Henry, 353 Devlin, Peter, 557 De Weale, Alfred, 452 Dexter, Ferdinand, 353 Dexter, H. H., 2d Mass. Cav., 353, 511 Dexter, J. A., 511 Dickerman, C. C., 511 Dickinson, C. E., 452 Dickinson, D. L., 452 Dickinson, E. F., 452 Dickinson, F. A., 353 Dickinson, Francis, 353 Dickinson, Henry, 511 Dickinson, N. S., 452 Dickinson, William, 511 Dickson, J. E., 452 Diemann, Henry, 509 Dike, J. H., 13, 19, 20 Dill, C. H., 511 Dill, Zabina, 511 Dillingham, A. A., 353 Dillingham, Charles, 452 Dillingham, J. G., 452 Dillingham, W. A., 353 Dillon, James, 452 Dillon, John, 452 Dillon, M. A., 52 Dillon, Patrick, 353 Dillon, Thomas, 353 Dilworth, Dennis, 354 Dimick, G. H., 511 Dimpson, Jeremiah, 511 Dinneen, James, 354 Dinsmore, W. J., 452 Dippolt, John, 452 Dix,