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he former was ordered to advance upon the right, and the latter on the left, which they did by rapid movements, throwing back the flanking columns of the enemy. At the same moment company B, Capt. Hopkins, company D, Lieut. Moore, company E, Capt. Gardner, company H, Lieut. Ball, and company K, Capt. Russell, of the Second Kansas, all under command of Capt. S. J. Crawford, made a gallant charge, driving in their centre, capturing their artillery, and bringing it in triumph from the field. Tar, invidious. Yet I feel that I ought to say to Captain Crawford, who commanded the battalion that made the charge upon and captured the rebel battery, great credit is due for his gallantry; and the names of Capts. Ayres, Russell, Hopkins, and Gardner, and Lieuts. Moore, Cosgrove, Ballard, Lee, and Johnson, and Sergeant Baker, all of whom commanded companies, are worthy of especial and honorable mention. Lieut. Stover proved himself not only a gallant officer but a good artillerist, abundant
Sixteen men were then sent out under Licut. Gardner to renforce and bring them in. The Cherokees their own officers, Capt. Pierson accompanied Gardner to aid this purpose. Captain Crew and Lieut.nted men, advancing on the doublequick toward Gardner's party. In place of returning to the log-cae-quick. The boys broke for their lines. Lieut. Gardner, being a large and heavy man, had early ened, inflicting only a severe scalp-wound. Lieut. Gardner lay there till the prairie fire overtook hller, Seamen's battalion. Wounded-Lieutenant Joseph Gardner, Co. F, head, hip and knee; private eavor to out him off. Capt. Seamen ordered Lieut. Gardner, with some twenty men, to his relief, and , of Leavenworth, volunteered to accompany Lieut. Gardner. This band had not proceeded but a short with them. Captain Crew was shot dead. Lieut. Gardner fell severely wounded, and eight blacks weof the most cool and undaunted courage. Lieut. Gardner, when wounded and lying insensible upon th[2 more...]
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Red cross, American National (search)
al convention at Geneva, Switzerland, Aug. 22, 1864, and since signed by nearly all civilized nations, including the United States, which gave its adhesion by act of Congress March 1, 1882; ratified by the Congress of Berne, June 9, 1882; proclaimed by President Arthur July 26, 1882; headquarters, Washington, D. C. The officers of the American organization are: Board of Consultation—The President of the United States and members of the cabinet. In 1900 the executive officers were: Clara Barton, president; Brainard H. Warren, first vice-president; Stephen E. Barton, second vice-president; Ellen S. Mussey, third vice-president; Walter P. Phillips, general secretary; William J. Flather, treasurer. The board of control consists of fifteen members, whose names are, in addition to the above officers: Mr. Samuel M. Jarvis, Dr. Joseph Gardner, Mrs. J. Ellen Foster, Mr. H. B. F. MacFarland, Mr. Abraham C. Kaufman, Gen. Daniel Hastings, Mrs. James Tanner, Col. W. H. Michel. See Barton, Clar
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Swift, Joseph Gardner 1783-1865 (search)
Swift, Joseph Gardner 1783-1865 Military engineer; born in Nantucket, Mass., Dec. 31, 1783; was the first graduate of the Military Academy at West Point as lieutenant of engineers, Oct. 12, 1802; rose from grade to grade until he was commissioned colonel and principal engineer of the army, July 31, 1812. He planned the chief defence of New York Harbor in 1812, and Joseph Gardner swift. was chief engineer on the Northern frontier in 1813. In February, 1814, he was brevetted brigadier-general for meritorious services, and in 1816 was made superintendent of the Military Academy. He left the army in 1818, and was appointed surveyor of the port of New York the same year. General Swift entered the service of the United States as civil engineer, and from 1829 to 1845 superintended harbor improvements on the lakes. Meanwhile (1830-31) he constructed the railroad from New Orleans to Lake Pontchartrain over an unfathomable swamp, and in 1839 was chief engineer in the construction of
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, VII. Kansas and John Brown (search)
with twenty-two men against sixty-eight, yet this was quite a different affair. For myself, I had at that time such confidence in his guidance that the words of the Scotch ballad often rang in my ears:-- I could ha'e ridden the border through Had Christie Graeme been at my back. Lithe, quick, low-voiced, reticent, keen, he seemed the ideal of a partisan leader, and was, indeed, a curious compound of the moss-trooper and the detective. Among his men were Carpenter, Pike, Seamans, Rice, Gardner, Willis, and Silas Soule,--all well known in Kansas. The last three of these men had lately been among the rescuers of Dr. Doy from jail at St. Joseph, Missouri,--a town of eleven thousand inhabitants,--under circumstances of peculiar daring; one of them personating a horse-thief and two others the officers who had arrested him, and thus getting admission to the jail. The first need was to make exploration of the localities, and, taking with him one of his companions,--a man, as it prov
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
elley, 146. Foster, Dwight, 88. Foster, S. S., 116, 146, 327. Fourier, Charles, 101. Francis, Convers, 100, 101. Franklin, Benjamin, 16. Free Church of Worcester, 146. Freeman, Watson, 155. Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 100. French, J. H., 245. Frithiof's Saga, 101. Frothingham, 0. B., 44, 005, 006, 175. Froude, J. A., 272, 277, 278, 279. Froude, Mrs. J. A., 277. fugitive Slav epoch, the, 132-166. Fugitive Slave Law, Passage of, 135. Fuller, Margaret, 12, 77, 91, 92. Gardner, Joseph, 233. Garfield, J. A., 349. Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 220. Garrison, W. L., 97, 116, 125, 126, 127, 135, 139, 242, 327- Gasparin, Madame de, 266. Geary, J. W., 203, 205, 206. German influence on American thought, 188. Gibbon, Edward, 91, 358. Giles, Henry, 175. Gillmore, Q. A., 262. Goethe, J. F. W. von, 15, 42, 194, 348. Goodell, John, 251. Goodhue, J. M., 247. Gosse, Edmund, 289. Graeme, Christie, 233. Grandison, Sir, Charles, 15. Green, J. H., 102. Greene, W. B., 107,
use to hear advice of neighboring ministers with respect to settling a minister here. As the result of this advice Mr. Joseph Gardner was chosen minister on May 27, 1737, but after some extended negotiations which came to nothing, he sent a final and negative answer. Joseph Gardner, H. U. 1732, was afterward settled in the ministry at Newport. Mr. John Langdon Sibley of Harvard University furnishes the following note: Joseph Gardner of Bath, H. U. 1732, on May 15, 1740, was settled colleaguJoseph Gardner of Bath, H. U. 1732, on May 15, 1740, was settled colleague pastor with Rev. Nathaniel Clap of Newport, R. I., and dismissed June 10, 1743; was justice of the common pleas for Suffolk; died at Bath, April 3, 1806, aged 92. Mr. Helyer succeeded Mr. Gardner as colleague with Mr. Clap. See N. E. Hist. Gen. ReMr. Gardner as colleague with Mr. Clap. See N. E. Hist. Gen. Reg., vol. XV. pp. 66 and 234. He was brother-in-law of Rev. Joshua Gee. See also Clapp Memorial, p. 204. 1738 An attempt having again been made in the latter part of 1737 to ask the advice of the neighboring clergy with respect to settling
with this mark are officers for the present year James Darby William Ward Those with this mark are officers for the present year Benjamin Tufts Those with this mark are officers for the present year Richard Hall Levi Cutler William Rodgers Those with this mark are officers for the present year Samuel Kidder Nehemiah Wait Charles L. Hall Joseph Wyman Jr Those with this mark are officers for the present year Thomas Floyd Amhurst Joselyn Joseph Gardner James W. Brooks Thatcher Magoun Those with this mark are officers for the present year Ebenezer Hall Jr Those with this mark are officers for the present year George Fuller Those with this mark are officers for the present year Darius Wait Those with this mark are officers for the present year James T Floyd Elias Tufts Timothy Brigden Timothy Rich Benjamin Floyd Caleb Brooks Patrick Roach George Cook John Symmes Jun Martin Burrag
th North Carolina, Regiment.--Serg't A. M. Milter, Coler Bearer, wounded; Corp'l L Rain and Corp'l Rollin, Co. E, wounded; Serg't James Goodman, Co. H. Lt. J. M. Baylor, Act'g Adj't, Lt. J. A. Jones, Co. H, wounded. Twenty fourth Virginia Regiment--In the absence of all the field officers, and many of the company officers, (wounded,) the report of those who distinguished themselves in this regiment is necessarily postponed for a few days. Thirty-eighth Virginia Regiment--Serg't Joseph Gardner, Co. A; Serg't Turner, Co. A, (killed;) private Mac Gilbert, Co. D; private L. P. H. Tapley, Co. D, Serg't James T Shacklefords, Co. E; private Robert Homes, Co. G.; privates Alex Gilcorts', Jno. D. All good, Giles A. Benton, James Wilson, James R Bugz, Co. G; Corp'l Hugh N. Weatherford, Co. G; private R. D. Riggins, Co. G; privates D. more, Thomas S. Size more, Anderson Solomon, Robert W. Vaughn, Richard Wilson, Jno. B. Gold, James Betchar, Co. I; Serg'ts G. W. Morrison, C. C. Marshal