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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, State of (search)
liam W. Holdenassumes officeJuly 4, 1868 Tod R. Caldwellassumes office1872 Curtis H. BrogdenactingJuly 17, 1874 Zebulon B. Vanceassumes office1877 Thomas J. Jarvisassumes officeJan. 18, 1881 Alfred M. Scalesassumes officeJan. 1885 Daniel G. Fowleassumes officeJan. 1889 Thomas M. Holtassumes officeJan. 1891 Elias Carrassumes officeJan. 1893 Daniel L. Russellassumes officeJan. 1, 1897 C. B. Aycockassumes officeJan. 1, 1901 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. Benjamin Hawkins1st to 3d1789 to 1795 Samuel Johnston1st to 2d1789 to 1793 Alexander Martin3d to 6th1793 to 1799 Timothy Bloodworth4th to 7th1795 to 1801 Jesse Franklin6th to 9th1799 to 1805 David Stone7th to 9th1801 to 1807 James Turner9th to 14th1805 to 1816 Jesse Franklin10th to 13th1807 to 1813 David Stone13th to 14th1813 to 1815 Nathaniel Macon14th to 20th1815 to 1828 Montford Stokes14th to 18th1816 to 1823 John Branch18th to 21st1823 to 1829 James Iredell20th to 22d1828 to 1831 Bedfor
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Roanoke Island (search)
om redoubt to redoubt as one after another fell into the hands of the Nationals. They made a vigorous stand in a well-situated redoubt that was approached by a causeway. There was to be the last struggle in defence of the line. At the head of Hawkins's Zouaves, Major Kimball, a veteran of the war with Mexico, undertook to take it by storm. Colonel Hawkins was then leading a flank movement with a part of his command. Seeing the major pushing forward, the colonel joined him, when the whole bColonel Hawkins was then leading a flank movement with a part of his command. Seeing the major pushing forward, the colonel joined him, when the whole battalion shouted, Zou! Zou! Zou! and pressed to the redoubt. The Confederates fled and were pursued about 6 miles, when they surrendered, and Roanoke Island passed into the possession of the National forces. The Confederate flotilla fled up Albemarle Sound, pursued by National gunboats under Commander Rowan. Near Elizabeth, not far from the Dismal Swamp, Rowan attacked the flotilla and some land batteries, driving the Confederates from both, while Lynch and his followers retired into t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), San Juan Hill (search)
unded, and next upon Lieutenant-Colonel Liscum, 24th Infantry, who, five minutes later, also fell under the terrible fire of the enemy, and the command of the brigade then devolved upon Lieutenant-Colonel Ewers, 9th Infantry. While the formation just described was taking place, General Kent took measures to hurry forward his rear brigade. The 10th and 2d Infantry were ordered to follow Wikoff's brigade, while the 21st was sent on the right-hand road to support the 1st Brigade, under General Hawkins, who had crossed the stream and formed on the right of the division. The 2d and 10th Infantry, Col. E. P. Pearson commanding, moved forward in good order on the left of the division, passed over a green knoll, and drove the enemy back towards his trenches. After completing their formation under a destructive fire, and advancing a short distance, both divisions found in their front a wide bottom, in which had been placed a barbed-wire entanglement, and beyond which there was a high h
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
h Williamson sign the Constitution of the United States as representatives from North Carolina......Sept. 17, 1787 State convention fixes the seat of government at Wake Court-house, now Raleigh......1788 North Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States by a vote of 193 to 75......Nov. 21, 1789 Dismal Swamp Canal, uniting the waters of Pasquotank and Elizabeth rivers, incorporated......1790 As authorized by act of the General Assembly of 1789, Samuel Johnston and Benjamin Hawkins, Senators from North Carolina, execute a deed to the United States in the words of the cession act of 1784, Feb. 25, 1790; Congress accepts it......April 2, 1790 General Assembly meets at the new city of Raleigh......Dec. 20, 1794 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, chartered in 1789, opened......Feb. 13, 1795 Col. James Glasgow, Secretary of State, tried and convicted for abetting issue of fraudulent land grants, and locating them in fraud of the Continental soldiers.
Richmond Grays. --The following is a list of those wounded in the Richmond Grays, at Crampton's Gap, in addition to those heretofore published: Privates Benj. Hawkins, Geo. H. James, Wm. O. Mills, John W. Williams — all slightly. Privates John E. Collier, Geo. K. Gibson, and H. Hirsh are missing. At Sharpsburg, private Geo. W. Hill lost a finger, and Robert L. Phillips was slightly wounded by a shell. E. L. Spence, reported as mortally wounded, is recovering.