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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
he hands of the British, with Sir James Wright as royal governor1779 1781 John Martin1782Chosen by Assembly Lyman Hall1783 John Houstoun1784 Samuel Elbert1785 Edward Telfair1786 George Matthews1787 George Handley1788 Under the federal Constitution NameRemarks George Walton1789-90 Edward Telfair1790-93 George Matthews1793-96 Jared Irwin1796-98 James Jackson1798-1801 David Emanuel1801 Josiah Tattnall1801-2 John Milledge1802-6 Jared Irwin1806-9 David B. Mitchell1809-13 Peter Early1813-15 David B. Mitchell1815-17 William Rabun1817-19 Matthew Talbot, acting1819 John Clark1819-23 George M. Troup1823-27 John Forsyth1827-29 George R. Gilmer1829-31 Wilson Lumpkin1831-35 William Schley1835-37 George R. Gilmer1837-39 Charles J. McDonald1839-43 George W. 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
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Germain, Lord George, Viscount Sackville 1716-1785 (search)
lle! No Petticoat Government! alluding to the influence of the monarch's mother. He died in England, Aug. 26, 1785. Lord George seemed to take pride an comfort in employing agents who would Lord George Germain. incite the savages of the wilderness to fall on the Americans. He complained of the humanity of Carleton, who, in the autumn of 1776, hesitated to employ the Indians in war; but in Hamilton, governor of Detroit, he found a ready agent in the carrying out of his cruel schemes, Early in September (1776) that functionary wrote he had assembled small parties of Indians in council, and that the Ottawas, Chippewas, Wyandottes, and Pottawattomies, with the Senecas, would fall on the scattered settlers on the Ohio and its branches ; and saying of the Americans, Their arrogance, disloyalty, and imprudence has justly drawn upon them this deplorable sort of war. It was Germain and his agents (sometimes unworthy ones) who excited the Indians to scalp and murder the white settlers
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, State of. (search)
y the Confederates for Confederates crossing the Potomac. the third time. The Confederate General Early had been gathering troops for the purpose in the Shenandoah Valley, and with from 15,000 to ast side of the Monocacy for the concentration of his forces. On the 9th he fought the hosts of Early desperately not far from Frederick. He had been joined by a portion of Rickett's brigade, from l of men, after fighting overwhelming numbers eight hours, was defeated, with heavy loss, when Early pushed on towards Washington. The vanquished Nationals bad really won a victory, for they had dh that evening to allow the 6th and 19th Corps to reach and secure the national capital. When Early perceived this he pushed across the Potomac at Edwards's Ferry with a large amount of plunder, cout 200 of them made prisoners), with four guns. Averill's loss was about 200. It was supposed Early was moving up the valley, but Crook, marching from Harper's Ferry to Winchester, soon afterwards