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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 5 1 Browse Search
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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 46: negro conditions during the Civil War (search)
re encouraged. Early in 1863, General Lorenzo Thomas, the adjutant general of the army, was organizing colored troops along the Mississippi River. After consulting various Treasury agents and department commanders, including General Grant, and having also the approval of Mr. Lincoln, he issued from Milliken's Bend, La., April 15th, a lengthy series of instructions covering the territory bordering the Mississippi and including all the inhabitants. He appointed three commissioners, Messrs. Field, Shickle and Livermore, to lease plantations and care for the employees. He adroitly encouraged private enterprise instead of Government colonies; but he fixed the wages of able-bodied men over fifteen years of age at $7 per month, for able-bodied women $5 per month, for children from twelve to fifteen years, half price. He laid a tax for revenue of $2 per 400 lbs. on cotton, and five cents per bushel on corn and potatoes. This plan naturally did not work well, for the lessees of pl
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 66: Italy and Switzerland (search)
d to the new and from the new to the old and made us feel that the centuries themselves are not very far apart. The special attractions, such as the sculpture and architecture of the modern churches, then the friends met from home and the evening spent in the Roman circus together, and my little child romance are now after twenty years the things most distinct in my recollection. It was a bright morning, June 2, 1884, when we left Rome accompanied by Mrs. Harris, Dr. McMorris, and Miss Kate Field. It was a picturesque, hilly country all the way from Rome to Florence. After a good night's rest we began our rambles in that renowned city. The cathedral, that every tourist has seen, I found remarkable, not so much for its size as for its simplicity and beauty of form. After taking in the grand structure from different points of view within and without, we went on to the Piazza Signoria. What we observed here were the ancient monuments and the medallion sculptures. Passing thro
ing, Henry, 11, 462, 468. Fairbanks, Charles W., II, 574. Fairchild, Edward H., 11, 406. Fairchild, E. P., II, 586. Fairchild, Lucius, I, 415. Fair Oaks, Battle of, I, 227-250. Farnsworth, E. J., I, 434. Farragut, D. G., I, 281. Fayetteville, Ga., 11, 134-142. Fee, John G., II, 404, 406. Fenton, Reuben E., I, 138. Ferrero, Edward, I, 344. Ferris, Isaac, II, 316. Ferry, Governor, II, 480. Fessenden, William Pitt, II, 185. Field, George B., II, 187. Field, Kate, II, 519. Finnemore, Sam., I, 16. Fisk, A. P., I, 251, 252. Fisk, Clinton B., II, 215, 250, 289, 290, 327, 407. FitzMr, ir., II , 299. Fitzgerald, Louis, II, 551. Flagler, H. M., II, 554. Flanders, E. B., I, 190. Foote, A. H., I, 205. Foote, Solomon, 11, 321. Foraker, Joseph B., II, 144. Force, M. F., II, 11, 109, 110. Ford, Thomas H., I, 276. Forrest, N. B., 11, 28, 30, 46, 375, 381. Foster, Henry, 1, 23. Foster, John G., II, 91,92,94,96,335. Fo
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Index. (search)
s, 331, 332. Dilke, Sir, Charles, 276. Disunion, Worcester Convention, 77-79; Quincy on, 88, 89. Dodge, Mary Mapes, 228. Dunlap, Sergeant, 171. Durant, Henry F., founder of Wellesley, 70, 71. E Earle, Thomas, in Civil War, 166, 167. Emancipation, 164. Emerson, Ralph Waldo, letter to, 33; Channing on, 42; proposed lecture of, 59; described, 93. Everetts, the Sidney, 266. F Fay, Maria, 1, and note. Fayal, 124-37; fascination of, 126-30; storms at, 131-37. Field, Kate, 228, 243; in London, 282. Fields, James T., home of, 102, 103; editor, 111, 112; criticized, 112-14. Fields, Mrs. James T., letter to, 28. First South Carolina Volunteers, 181-221. Foster, Stephen S., 259; in jail, 69,70. Freemans, the, in America, 321. Fremont, Col. John C., 160, 161; reception to, 170. Frothingham, Octavius B., 49. Froude, J. A., dinner to, 267, 268. G Garrison, William Lloyd, described by Whittier, 8, 9, 11; described by Higginson, 93. Gas
, I, 85. Feltham, Owen, I, 13, 40. Felton, Cornelius, I, 74, 120; II, 44. Felton, Mrs., Cornelius, I, 124; II, 43, 228. Felu, Charles, I, 279, 280; II, 12, 173. Female Poets of America, I, 17, 131. Fenn, Mr., II, 181. Fenollosa, II, 169. Fern, Fanny, II, 48. Ferney, I, 22, 23. Ferrette, Bishop, I, 353. Fessenden, W. P., I, 239. Fichte, J. G., I, 196, 197, 250, 252, 253, 255-59, 263, 286, 287, 298. Field, Mrs. D. D., I, 134. Field, John, I, 227. Field, Kate, II, 48. Fields, Annie, II, 187, 228, 299, 317, 344, 378. Fields, J. T., I, 137, 143, 262. Fisher, Dr., I, 113, 114. Fiske, John, I, 312, 344. Fitch, Mr., II, 376. Fitch, Clyde, II, 354. Fitz, Mr., II, 62. Five of Clubs, I, 74, 110, 128; II, 74. Flibbertigibbet, II, 144, 145, 367. Florence, I, 175. Florida, II, 268. Flower, Constance, II, 168. Flynt, Baker, II, 230. Foley, Margaret, I, 227, 237. Forbes, John, II, 279. Forbes, John M., II, 10
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
Colonel, on the voyage to Santo Domingo, 347. Farrar, Mrs., visited by Mrs. Howe, 295, 296. Faucit, Helen, the actress, 104. Faust, Goethe's, condemned by Mr. Ward, 59. Felton, Prof. C. C., first known by the Ward family through Mrs. Howe's brother Samuel, 49; his friends, 169. Female Poets of America, Griswold's, 5. Fern, Fanny, her essay on rhinosophy, 404. Field, David Dudley, addresses the second meeting of the woman's peace crusade, 329. Field, Mrs. D. D., 191. Field, Kate, at the Radical Club, 290; at Newport, 402. Fields, James T., 228. Finotti, Father, 263, 264. Fitzmaurice, Lady, Louisa, daughter of the Marquis of Lansdowne, 103. Fletcher, Alice, prominent at the woman's congress, 386. Follen, Dr., Karl, 22. Foresti, Felice, an Italian patriot, 120; reads Dante with Mrs. Howe, 206. Forks, three-pronged steel, in general use, 30. Fornasari, an opera singer, 104. Forster, John, at Charles Dickens's dinner: invites the Howes to dine, 1