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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 0 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Apache Indians, (search)
Apache Indians, A branch of the Athabascan stock. They are mostly wanderers, and have roamed as marauders over portions of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, in the United States, and several of the northern provinces of Mexico, Wanderers, they do not cultivate the soil, and have only temporary chiefs to lead them. Civil government they have none. Divided into many roving bands, they resisted all attempts by the Spanish to civilize and Christianize them, but constantly attacked these europeans. So early as 1762, it was estimated that the Apaches had desolated and depopulated 174 mining towns, stations, and missions in the province of Sonora alone. For fifty years a bold chief — Mangas Colorado — led powerful bands to war; and since the annexation of their territory to the United States, they have given its government more trouble than any of the Western Indians. Colorado was killed in 1863. Though fierce in war, they never scalp or torture their enemies. A Great Spirit is th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
, and Santa Fe, crossing Raton Pass......Nov. 30, 1878 Locomotive on the new Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad reaches Las Vegas......July 4, 1879 Apache Indians under Chief Victorio kill the herds and capture the horses of Captain Hooker's command at Ojo Calient, Socorro county, and open an Indian war which lasted sevAssembly passed establishing an orphans' home and industrial school at Santa Fe......1884 Destructive raids in the southwestern portion of the Territory by Apache Indians from Arizona......May, June, and October, 1885 Territorial prison at Santa Fe completed and opened......1885 New Mexico school for the deaf and dumb at 3,625 foreign-born persons, constituting 7 per cent. of the population. There are 15,103 colored people, including 1,610 negroes, 341 Chinese, 8 Japanese, 13,144 Indians......Aug. 29, 1901 Executive proclamation designating Thursday, Sept. 19, as a day of fasting and prayer, and earnestly recommending that every church and hous
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
ding-house, 36×26 feet, in a stockade 58 feet square, with a moat 18 feet wide, on Castle Island (below Albany)......1614 Block builds the Onrust (Restless), of 18 tons, at Manhattan; launched near the Battery......spring of 1614 In the Onrust he passes Hell Gate and coasts along as far as Nahant Bay......1614 States-General of Holland name the country about Manhattan New Netherland, and grant its trade by charter to Amsterdam merchants......October, 1614 Christiaensen killed by Indians......1615 Champlain, with ten Frenchmen, joins a party of Hurons and allies moving against the Iroquois......Sept. 1, 1615 Lands from Lake Ontario near Henderson, Jefferson county......October, 1615 They attack the Iroquois castle at Onondaga Lake, near Liverpool, Onondaga county, and are repulsed Oct. 10-16, 1615 A trading-post fortified at the mouth of the Tawasentha (Normans Kill) Creek, near Albany, by Jacob Eelkins; first formal treaty between the Indians and the Dutch....