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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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accomplished the mission we were ordered on — the prevention of the pickets at Lewinsville being reinforced — and the enemy having retreated, and the alarm being sounded in all the enemy's camps in the neigh-borhood, we left our position, and arrived in camp by way of Langley at half-past 10 o'clock A. M. The lowest estimate of the enemy's loss is four killed, two wounded, and one prisoner. Much of the success of the expedition is owing to the exertions of our guide, Mr. Sage. Lieutenant Alexander Graham, of the eighth company, was conspicuous for his coolness and bravery during the engagement. Mr. Hazard Stevens, volunteer, distinguished himself in the expedition for his usefulness and his bravery during the engagement. With these remarks I beg to submit the above report. Yours, obediently, David Ireland, Adjutant Seventy-ninth regiment. Gen. McClellan's despatch. from General Smith's Headquarters, September 11, 1861. To Simon Cameron, Secretary of War: Genera
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gray, Elisha 1835- (search)
sical science, supporting himself by working at his trade. In 1867 he invented a self-adjusting telegraph relay, and soon afterwards designed the telegraphic switch and annunciator for hotels, the private telegraph line printer, the telegraphic repeater, etc. In 1872 he organized the Western Electric Manufacturing Company, but in 1874 withdrew from it. In 1876 he claimed to have invented the speaking telephone, but after a memorable litigation that honor was awarded by the courts to Prof. Alexander Graham Bell. In 1893 Professor Gray invented the telautograph, which so far improved the telephone and the telegraph as to transmit the actual handwriting of messages. He established the Gray Electric Company at Highland Park, Ill., and organized the Congress of Electricians, in connection with the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, and was its chairman. His works include Experimental researches in electro-harmonic telegraphy and telephony; and Elementary talks on Science. He died i
on when captured a major's shoulder straps. His name is Hobbs, of Col. Stewart's cavalry regiment. Having successfully accomplished the mission we were ordered on — the prevention of the pickets at Lewinsville being reinforced — and the enemy having retreated, and the alarm being sounded in all the enemy's camps in the neighborhood, we left our position, and arrived in camp by way of Langley at half-past 10 o'clock, A. M. The lowest estimate of the enemy's losses is four killed, two wounded and one prisoner. Much of the success of the expedition is owing to the exertions of our guide, Mr. Sage. Lieut. Alexander Graham, of the Eighth company, was conspicuous for his coolness and bravery during the engagement. Mr. Hazard Stevens, volunteer, distinguished himself in the expedition for his usefulness and his bravery during the engagement. With these remarks I beg to submit the above report. Yours, obediently, David Ireland, Adjutant Seventy-ninth Regiment