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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 44 0 Browse Search
Eliza Frances Andrews, The war-time journal of a Georgia girl, 1864-1865 13 13 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 8 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 5 1 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 3 Browse Search
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Matters remained in this condition until the discovery of petroleum; the first notice of petroleum benzine was in a Boston paper, September, 1860. John A. Bassett, by patent March 2, 1862, developed the use of the petroleum liquid, which gives the carburetor its practical value, the gas-tar products being expensive and difficult to manage. Levi Stevens, December 20, 1864, passed the air through a shower of the liquid, which was dropped into the vaporizer in measured quantities. Irwin introduced a feature (April 11, 1865) founded on the fact that the hydrocarbon vapor conferred greater gravity upon the air, so that the weight of the carbureted air forced itself to the burner and dispensed with a blowing apparatus. He also used a caloric engine to produce a motive-power to generate a blast of air, and the escaping heated air was carbureted. Boynton, 1865, dispensed with moving machinery in the chamber, by making a plain metallic box with a fibrous material inside, thro
1859. 26,057RoseNov. 8, 1859. 26,234McCurdyNov. 22, 1859. 26,462MillerDec. 13, 1859. 26,536ThorneDec. 20, 1859. 27,132JuengstFeb. 14, 1860. 27,546JonesMar. 20, 1860. 27.574LangdonMar. 20, 1860. 28,287LittleMay. 15, 1860. 28,371HoffmanMay. 22, 1860. 28,804YeutzerJune 19, 1860. 28,993McCurdyJuly 3, 1860. 28,996MuellerJuly 3, 1860. 28,999Penny et al.July 3, 1860. 29,202SuttonJuly 17, 1860. 30,012TracySept. 11, 1860. 30.634LeavittNov. 13, 1860. 30,731HeyerNov. 27, 1860. 31,171IrwinJan. 22, 1861. 31,209Johnson et al.Jan. 22, 1861. 31,325NivelleFeb. 5, 1861. 31,411SmithFeb. 12, 1861. 31,691JuengstMar. 12, 1861. (Reissue.)1,154HoweMar. 19, 1861. 32,297Jones et al.May. 14, 1861. 32,315SherwoodMay. 14, 1861. 32,385SmithMay. 21, 1861. 34,081WelchJan. 7, 1862. 34,789StebbinsMar. 25, 1862. 34,906SingerApr. 8, 1862. 36,084HallAug. 5, 1862. (Reissue.)1,388Atkins et al.Jan. 20, 1863. 37,913HoweMar. 17, 1863. 37,985SmithMar. 24, 1863. 38,740HalliganJune