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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 1: parentage, and Early years. (search)
th of Weston, the present chief town of Lewis County. He was a man of a spare and athletic frame, energetic character, and good understanding, beloved and respected by his acquaintances. Filling for a long time the place of surveyor for the great county of Randolph, he acquired much valuable land, and left to each one of his fifteen children a respectable patrimony. He, with his father and elder brother, was actively engaged in the Revolutionary and Indian wars. The third son was Samuel Jackson, who emigrated to Indiana, and left a numerous family near the town of Terre Haute. The fourth and fifth sons, John and Henry, lived near the place of their birth on Buchanan river; but of their many children, several found their way to the extreme West. Each of these five sons of John Jackson was twice married, and left a numerous progeny. There were also three daughters, who married residents of the country, and left descendants bearing the name of Davis, Brake, and Regar. Talen
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
er the chains had been separated. This will demonstrate that Rear-Admiral (then Captain) Bailey led the fleet in the Cayuga, up to the attack on the forts, as had been previously ordered, he taking St. Philip with his division, while I reserved Jackson for the remainder of the squadron under my command. The skeleton lines show how the vessels moved up from their original position of two lines into the line ahead. This correction has not been made before, because I was not aware of the exrtar Flotilla. Steamer Brooklyn. Captain, Thomas T. Craven; Lieutenants, R. B. Lowry and James O'Kane; Acting-Masters, George Dewhurst, W. C. Gibbs, J. C. Spofford and Lyman Wells; Midshipmen, John R. Bartlett and H. T. Grafton; Surgeon, Samuel Jackson; Assistant Surgeon, J. S. Knight; Paymaster, C. W. Abbott; First-Lieutenant, James Forney, U. S. M. C.; First-Assistant Engineer, Benj. E. Chassaing; Second-Assistant-Engineers, James Atkins and A. V. Fraser, Jr.; Third-Assistant Enginee
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 23: destruction of the ram Arkansas.--capture of Galveston.--capture of the Harriet Lane.--sinking of the Hatteras.--attack on Baton Rouge.--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats. (search)
s, J. C. Harris; Assistant Engineers, S. L. P. Ayres, C. H. Ball, F. G. Smith, J. L. Vauclain, J. T. Hawkins, J. C. Huntley and E. A. Magee; Boatswain, Nelson Goodrich; Gunner, D. A. Roe; Carpenter, J. E. Cox; Sailmaker, Charles Lawrence; Acting-Masters, G. C. Schulze, F. H. Grove and Edw. Herrick; Acting-Masters' Mates, G. A. Storm, Joseph Kent and Chas. Gainsford. Steamer Brooklyn. Commodore, H. H. Bell; Lieutenant-Commander, Chester Hatfield; Lieutenant, A. N. Mitchell; Surgeon, Samuel Jackson; Assistant Surgeon, C. J. S. Wells; Paymaster, C. W. Abbot; Chief Engineer, W. B. Brooks; 1st Lieutenant Marines, James Forney; Ensign, M. W. Saunders; Midshipmen, John R. Bartlett and H. T. Grafton; Assistant Engineers, B. E. Chassaing, James Atkins, A. V. Fraser, Jr., C. F Mayer, Jr., J. L. Bright, James Morgan and J. F. Walton; Boatswain, J. A. Selmer; Gunner, T. H. Fortune; Carpenter, W. T. Toy; Sailmaker, Jacob Stevens; Acting-Masters, T. L. Pickering, J. C. Stafford, Lyman Wells an
nd five company officers wounded, one (Captain Samuel Jackson) mortally. It lost about fifty men wonts are not reported in this connection. Captain Jackson, of the Forty-fourth Tennessee regiment, and familiarly in youth and manhood as Captain Samuel Jackson has been, I feel unable to do justice , taking my position on the right of Brigadier-General Jackson. This was done under the enemy's fio retire to its original position on Brigadier-General Jackson's right, and I was directed by the Bkson. Arriving in this position, I found General Jackson's line advancing; partially wheeling my bI should close the gap between myself and General Jackson, by moving to the right. I then conclude Major-General Walker's division and Brigadier-General Jackson's brigade, of Cheatham's division, wage. Though the gallant troops of Walker and Jackson held their position with unsurpassed stubbornh they had passed from the guns of Walker and Jackson, could no longer bear the trial when the chee[1 more...]
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
were also authorized to assess a tax to meet the expenditure, and the collector was directed to collect it as soon as practicable. November 5th, The committee reported that they had received five thousand dollars, and had paid it to forty volunteers for the town, each receiving one hundred and twenty-five dollars. In addition to which they had received from voluntary subscriptions, to wit: J. F. Taylor one hundred dollars, H. W. Baxter one hundred dollars; and from Thomas Sinclair, N. & S. Jackson, John W. Hollis, Life Baldwin, and Henry Claflin fifty dollars each, for recruiting purposes. The committee was voted the thanks of the town for their services. November 26th, It was voted to appropriate seven thousand two hundred dollars to be used by the selectmen to furnish the quota of Brighton under the new call of the President. 1863. November 20th, It was voted to open a recruiting office, and a large committee was appointed to obtain the men. It was also voted to employ a band
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
rty-seven cents ($14,564.47). The amount of money paid for State aid during the war to soldiers' families, and reimbursed by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $470.86; in 1862, $2,059.38; in 1863, $2,471.00; in 1864, $2,990.15; in 1865, $2,212.15. Total amount, $10,203.54. West Roxbury Incorporated May 24, 1851. Population in 1860, 6,310; in 1865, 6,912. Valuation in 1860, $8,337,578; in 1865, $10,631,146. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863 were Francis C. Head, Samuel Jackson, Charles G. Macintosh, Theodore B. Moses, Benjamin F. Wing; in 1864, Everett C. Banfield, Charles G. Macintosh, Robert M. Morse, Jr., George F. Woodman, William J. R. Evans. The town-clerk during each year of the war was William Macarty. The town-treasurer during the same period was Ephraim M. Dudley. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 20th of May, at which a vote was passed to appropriate, not exceeding ten thousand dollars
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers who died of wounds. (search)
iphalet B.,1st Mass. Cav.,Stevensburg, Va., June 9, 1863.June 30, 1863. Ingell, J. Wilson, Capt.,35th Mass. Inf.,Before Petersburg, Va., Aug. 19, 1864.Aug. 31, 1864. Ingersoll, Amos M.,12th Mass. Inf.,Sept. 17, 1862,Antietam, Md., Sept. 18, 1862. Ingraham, Arthur,33d Mass. Inf.,– –Resaca, Ga., May 25, 1864. Ingram, Charles L., Corp.,45th Mass. Inf.,– –Kinston, N. C., Dec. 16, 1862. Jackson, Levi H.,54th Mass. Inf.,Near Camden, S. C., April 16, 1865.Charleston, S. C., May 12, 1865. Jackson, Samuel,58th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va., June 4, 1864.Washington, D. C., July 4, 1864. Jackson, Sanford,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Beaufort, S. C., Sept. 13, 1863. James, Lyman, 2d Lieut.,3d Mass. Cav.,Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864.Winchester, Va., Dec. 6, 1864. Jassiman, Frederick F., Corp.,27th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,White House Landing, Va., June 8, 1864. Jenks, John B.,12th Mass. Inf.,Bull Run (2d), Va.,Frederick, Md., Oct. 6, 1862. Jewett, Alonzo T.,1st
iphalet B.,1st Mass. Cav.,Stevensburg, Va., June 9, 1863.June 30, 1863. Ingell, J. Wilson, Capt.,35th Mass. Inf.,Before Petersburg, Va., Aug. 19, 1864.Aug. 31, 1864. Ingersoll, Amos M.,12th Mass. Inf.,Sept. 17, 1862,Antietam, Md., Sept. 18, 1862. Ingraham, Arthur,33d Mass. Inf.,– –Resaca, Ga., May 25, 1864. Ingram, Charles L., Corp.,45th Mass. Inf.,– –Kinston, N. C., Dec. 16, 1862. Jackson, Levi H.,54th Mass. Inf.,Near Camden, S. C., April 16, 1865.Charleston, S. C., May 12, 1865. Jackson, Samuel,58th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va., June 4, 1864.Washington, D. C., July 4, 1864. Jackson, Sanford,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Beaufort, S. C., Sept. 13, 1863. James, Lyman, 2d Lieut.,3d Mass. Cav.,Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864.Winchester, Va., Dec. 6, 1864. Jassiman, Frederick F., Corp.,27th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,White House Landing, Va., June 8, 1864. Jenks, John B.,12th Mass. Inf.,Bull Run (2d), Va.,Frederick, Md., Oct. 6, 1862. Jewett, Alonzo T.,1st
les, 378 Inhoff, J., 526 Ireland, Edward, 378 Irish, C. S., 378 Irish, Patrick, 526 Irving, H. P., 379 Irwin, R. B., 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 112, 132. Isaac, Alexander, 379 J. Jackman, B. H., 437 Jackman, F. D., 379 Jackson, Alonzo, 379 Jackson, Alvin, 437 Jackson, Andrew, 30 Jackson, D. R., 379 Jackson, E. A., 379 Jackson, George, 437 Jackson, Harvey, 526 Jackson, J. M., 379 Jackson, L. H., 463 Jackson, N. S., 526 Jackson, Reuben, 526 Jackson, Samuel, 463 Jackson, Sanford, 463 Jackson, T. J., 68, 93, 108, 156 Jackson, T. L., 379 Jackson, W. R., 526 Jackson, Wesley, 379 Jacobs, A. G., 379 Jacobs, J. E., 379 Jacobs, W. F., 379 Jacquins, E. S., 526 James, C. H., 379 James, Lyman, 113, 463 Jameson, G., 526 Jameson, George, 379 Janes, Paschal, 379 Jaques, F. W., VI Jaques, Horace, 526 Jaquith, C. H., 379 Jaquith, C. W., 526, 379 Jarvis. C. F., 379 Jarvis, G. W., 379 Jassiman, F. F., 463 Jay, John, 526 Jaynes, D
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ish preach'd 23 Numb. 10, Mr. Rgs beg. with prayer. Mr. Fitch beg. in ye aft'n. Mr. Blow. preach'd 2 Ez. 5 ult. clause. At Boston wr lodg'd as prisoners Mr. Sheph. Loring, Barnard, Holyoke, Porter, &c. I ordered my horse over ye ferry to Bostn yesterday, designing to try Roxbury way—but was so discorag'd by gentlemen in town, especially by ye Govr. wt whom I din'd yt I was going to put up my horse and tarry till Thursd. & as I was going to do it I met Cap. Prentice, Sam. Jacks. [Samuel Jackson] Stowell, &c. come down on purpose to break ye way & conduct me home—wc yy kindly did & thro favor safely, last night; but wt such difficulty yt I design not down tomorrow. Thoa ye Dr's mind, he told me yesterday run much on a thaw—his text tomorrow ∧ 47, 18. They were afraid of a sudden thaw, bec. of a mighty flood. Before Cutler's door, so great was ye bank that yy made a handsome arch in it & sat in chairs, wt yr bottles of wine, &c. Denison came over yest. upon sno shoes & desig
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