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ed one. Business was entirely suspended.--(Doc. 202.) The Concordia Cavalry, Capt. Benjamin, left their encampment at Concordia, La., on the Magenta, for Bowling Green, Ky. They bear in their midst a large-sized black flag, on which appear, in bold relief, death's head and bare bones. These Concordians go to expel, not capture, vandal invaders of their homes and firesides, and they will make their mark.--Concordia Intelligencer, November 29. This morning the schooner Waterman, Capt. Huron, for Charleston, S. C., was wrecked off Tybee. She fell into the hands of the Yankee blockaders.--Last night the cotton and provisions on Hutchinson, Fenwick, and adjoining islands were destroyed by fire by the proprietors.--Commissary-General Whitaker, of Georgia, seized in that State, one thousand five hundred and forty sacks of salt, for which he paid as directed by Governor Brown.--The colored people of Vicksburg, Miss., advertise in the papers of that city to give a ball for the ben
nton, Monroe, Noble, Morgan, and Hocking. At Camp Chase — Franklin, Pickaway, Fairfield, Fayette, Madison, Clark, Perry, Muskingum, Guernsey, Coshocton, Licking, Knox, Delaware, Union, Champaigne, Logan, Shelby, Morrow, Carroll, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Vanwert, Paulding, Defiance, Williams, Marion, Mercer Auglaize. For Camp Cleveland — Cuyahoga, Medina, Lorain, Ashland, Wayne, Holmes, Rich land, Crawford, Wyandotte, Hardin, Hancock, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Lucas, Ottowa, Sandusky, Seneca, Erie, Huron, Lake, Ashtabula, Geauga, Trumbull, Mahoning, Portage, Summit, and Stark. At Camp Pittsburgh, in the city of Pittsburgh — Columbiana, Jefferson, and Belmont. The military commissioners of the several counties are especially requested to exert themselves in securing a prompt response to this call. The troops will all be organized into regiments and well armed before being ordered into service; and now, fellow-citizens of the State, in the name and behalf of the best government on earth, <
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
ic, Captain Percival Drayton; Montauk, Commander John L. Worden; Patapsco, Commander Daniel Ammen; New Ironsides, Commander Thomas Turner; Cattskill, Commander George W. Rodgers; Nantucket, Commander Donald M. Fairfax; Nahant, Commander John Downes, and Keokuk, Lieutenant-Commander Alexander C. Rhind. The gun-boats were the Canandaigua, Captain Joseph H. Green; Housatonic, Captain Wm. R. Taylor; Unadilla, Lieutenant-Commander S. P. Quackenbush; Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander J. G. Davis; Huron, Lieutenant-Commander G. A. Stevens. at the beginning of April. On the night of Sunday, the 5th, April, 1863. in the light of a full moon, the air calm and serene, Dupont anchored his fleet off Charleston bar, himself on board the James Adger, in which he had come up from Port Royal. Already, during the afternoon, Commander Rhind, with the Keokuk, The Keokuk was a double-turreted vessel, which had lately been built at New York. The turrets were immovable, the guns being arranged so as
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
ets and scouts. That night they returned, and rendezvoused under the lee of Cape Charles. At noon on Wednesday, the 14th, Butler joined them in his flag-ship, the Ben Deford, off Cape Henry, and the whole fleet put to sea. The naval fleet had then been gone about thirty-six hours. This was the most formidable naval armament ever put afloat. It consisted of the following vessels: Malvern (a river or bay steamer), the flag-ship; New Ironsides, Brooklyn, Mohican, Tacony, Kansas, Unadilla, Huron, Pequot, Yantic, Maumee, Pawtuxet, Pontoosuc, Nyack. Ticonderoga, Shenandoah, Juniata, Powhatan, Susquehanna, Wabash, Colorado, Minnesota, Vanderbilt, Mackinaw, Tuscarora, Vicksburg, St. Jago de Cuba, Fort Jackson, Osceola, Sassacus, Chippewa, Maratanza, R. R. Cuyler, Rhode Island, Monticello, Alabama, Montgomery, Keystone State, Queen City, Iosco, Aries, Howquah, Wilderness, Cherokee, A. D. Vance, Moccasin, Eolus, Gettysburg, Emma, Lillian, Nansemond, Tristram Shandy, Britannia, Governor B
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
34 08 3,237 02 8,197 06 New York Mar. 17, 1864 Huron. Schooner Anna 2,530 67 351 80 2,178 87 Key191,424 54 12,383 56 179,040 98 do May 2, 1863 Huron, Augusta. Steamer Calypso. 80,265 03 4,930 Waiting for prize lists of the New Ironsides, Huron, Unadilla, Dandelion, and South Carolina. 1,84ronsides, Canandaigua, Housatonic, Paul Jones, Huron, Unadilla, Marblehead, Wamsutta, Augusta, Lodoam 81,684 78 6,636 38 75,048 40 do May 9, 1865 Huron, Dan Smith.   Cotton, 5 bales, 9 bags, etc.. 20,407 67 1,549 53 18,858 14 do Nov. 6, 1862 Huron. Schooner Glide 22,980 84 1,609 21 21,371 6Nov. 5, 1863 Powhatan, Housatonic, Paul Jones, Huron, Unadilla, Augusta, South Carolina, America, G96 4,623 05 do Sept. 15, 1863 Pembina, Pawnee, Huron, Unadilla, H. Andrews, E. P. Hale, Ellen. Stan, Wamsutta, Paul Jones, Lodona, Housatonic, Huron, Unadilla, Para, Stettin, Augusta. Schooner59 26 853 34 New York Nov. 12, 1864 Dan Smith, Huron, Midnight. Schooner Savannah 1,325 00 244 9[1 more...]
anied by the Ellen, Seminole, Pawnee, Pocahontas, Flag, Florida, James Adger, Bienville, Alabama, Keystone State, Seneca, Huron, Pembina, Isaac Smith, Penguin, Potomska, armed cutter Henrietta, armed transport McClellan, the latter having on board ts and other light-draft vessels, namely: the Ottawa, Lieut. Commanding Y. H. Stevens; Seneca, Lieut. Commanding D. Ammen; Huron, Lieut. Commanding G. Downes; Pembina, Lieut Commanding J. P. Bankhead; Isaac Smith, Lieut. Commanding J. W. A. Nicholson o'clock M. At evening they left Warsaw Sound in the following order: Wabash, Susquehanna, Florida, Flag, Ottawa, Seneca, Huron, Pembina, Isaac Smith, Penguin, Pawnee, James Adger, Potumska, Pocahontas, pilot-boat Hope, Seminole, Ellen, Alabama, HennFourthN.-Hamp'e Ottawa,Co. C,80menFourthN.-Hamp'e Ottawa,Band,33menFourthN.-Hamp'e Seneca,Co. D,69menFourthN.-Hamp'e Huron,Co. I,76menFourthN.-Hamp'e Pembina,Co. H,79menFourthN.-Hamp'e Isaac Smith,Co. K,76menFourthN.-Hamp'e Ellen,Co. G,80men
. W. Rodgers. 7. Nantucket, Commander Donald McN. Fairfax. 8. Nahant, Commander John Downes. 9. Keokuk, Lieut. Commander Alex. C. Rhind. A squadron of reserve, of which Captain J. F. Green will be senior officer, will be formed out-side the bar, and near the entrance buoy, consisting of the following vessels: Canandaigua, Capt. Joseph H. Green. Unadilla, Lieut. Commander S. P. Quackenbush. Housatonic, Capt. Wm. R. Taylor. Wissahickon, Lieut. Commander J. G. Davis. Huron, Lieut. Commander G. A. Stevens. And will be held in readiness to support the iron-clads when they attack the batteries on Morris Island. S. F. Du Pont, Rear-Admiral Commanding South-Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Nothing now is wanting to the immediate inauguration of the plan of operations thus drawn out, save that ebb-tide shall come, as that condition of the water will afford the greatest facilities for steering. This will be at eleven o'clock; but it lacks an hour or two of tha
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indians, (search)
ewasor OjibwaysSouthern shore of Lake Superior. II. Wyandotte or Huron-Iroquois tribes: Eries (Huron or Wyandotte-Iroquois)Southern shore of Lake Erie. Andastes (Huronor Wyandotte-Iroquois)Head-waters of the Ohio. Wyandottes (Huron or Wyandotte-Iroquois)Territory north of Lakes Erie and Ontario. Senecas (Iroquois proper)Western New York. Cayugas (Iroquois proper)Central New York. Onondagaeight Great families at the time of the first settlements—Continued. Name.Location. Chowans (Huron) or Wyandotte-Iroquois)Southern Virginia. Metherrins (Huron or Wyandotte-Iroquois)Southern VirgHuron or Wyandotte-Iroquois)Southern Virginia. Nottaways (Huron or Wyandotte-IroquoisSouthern Virginia. III. CatawbasW. North and South Carolina. IV CherokeesMountainous regions of Tennessee, Georgia, North and South Carolina. V. UcheesHuron or Wyandotte-IroquoisSouthern Virginia. III. CatawbasW. North and South Carolina. IV CherokeesMountainous regions of Tennessee, Georgia, North and South Carolina. V. UcheesAbout Augusta, Ga. VI. NatchezN. W. Mississippi. VII. Mobilian or Muscogees: ChikasawsWestern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi. ChoctawsEastern Mississippi and Western Alabama. CreeksAl
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indians, American (search)
honors were gained sometimes by inheritance, but more frequently by personal merit. Such was the simple Indian arrow-heads. government, seldom disobeyed, that controlled about 1,000,000 dusky inhabitants of the present domain of the United States, which extends over nearly twenty-five degrees of latitude and about sixty degrees of longitude. Geographical distribution. There seem to have been only eight radically distinct nations known to the earlier settlers— namely, the Algonquian, Huron-Iroquois, Cherokee, Catawba, Uchee, Natchez, Mobilian or Floridian, and Dakota or Sioux. More recently, other distinct nations have been discovered—namely, the Athabascas, Sahaptins, Chinooks, Shoshones, and Attakapas. Others will doubtless be found. The Algonquians were a large family occupying all Canada, New England, a part of New York and Pennsylvania; all New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia; eastern North Carolina above Cape Fear, a large part of Kentucky and Tennessee, an
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Oneida Indians, (search)
, N. Y. Divided into three clans—the Wolf, Bear, and Turtle—their tribal totem was a stone in a forked stick, and their name meant tribe of the granite rock. Tradition says that when the great confederacy was formed, Hiawatha said to them: You, Oneidas, a people who recline your bodies against the Everlasting Stone, that cannot be moved, shall be the second nation, because you give wise counsel. Very soon after the settlement of Canada they became involved in wars with the French and their Huron and Montagnais allies. In 1653 they joined their neighbors, the Onondagas, in a treaty of peace with the French, and received missionaries from the latter. At that time they had been so reduced by war with southern tribes that they had only 150 warriors. In the general peace with the French, in 1700, they joined their sister nations; and when the Revolutionary War was kindling they alone, of the then Six Nations in the great council, opposed an alliance with the English. They remained
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