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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gibson, Tobias 1771-1804 (search)
Gibson, Tobias 1771-1804 Clergyman; born in Liberty, S. C., Nov. 10, 1771; became a minister of the Methodist Church in 1792; went as a missionary to Natchez in 1800;. travelled alone through the forests for 600 miles to the Cumberland River; sailed 800 miles in a canoe to the Ohio River; and then went down the Mississippi. He is noted chiefly for the introduction of Methodism in the Southwest. He died in Natchez, Tenn., April 10, 1804.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hosmer, Harriet G. 1830- (search)
Hosmer, Harriet G. 1830- Sculptor; born in Watertown, Mass., Oct. 9, 1830; began modelling in clay at an early age; and, having finished her education in school, she took a course of anatomical instruction in a medical college at St. Louis, Mo. She made a bust of Hesper, in marble, in 1852, which attracted much attention, and her father (a physician) placed her under the tuition of Mr. Gibson, sculptor, at Rome. Her best-known work, Beatrice Cenci, was executed for the public library at St. Louis. She soon became a distinguished and popular artist. One of her, best productions, finished in 1859, is Zenobia in chains. She makes Rome her permanent abiding place.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.24 (search)
th Alabama Regiment, May 1, ‘63, 19th Alabama Regiment, Feb. 29, ‘64, 19th Alabama Regiment. Passed Board at Charleston May 6, ‘63. Richardson, Jas. P., Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War to rank Feb. 25, ‘63. Passed Board at Charleston. Aug. 31, ‘63, 25th Georgia Regiment. Ridgway, M. A., Assistant Surgeon. Sept. 30, 1863, 47th Alabama Regiment. Rives, A., Assistant Surgeon. Sept. 30, 1863, 15th Alabama Regiment. Left with wounded at Gettysburg. Richardson, Tobias Gibson, Surgeon. Born at Lexington, Ky., January 3, 1827. Died in New Orleans, La., May 26, 1892. Succeeded, 1868, Prof. Nott in the Chair of Anatomy, University of Louisiana, and removed to New Orleans. This school was at that time one of the largest in the country, and with such distinguished professors as the late Warren Stone, M. D., Thomas Hunt, M. D., and others of like distinction, attracted annually more than 400 students. He was at the same time appointed one of the attending s