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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Rhode Island, (search)
liam Hunter 12th to 17th 1811 to 1821 Jeremiah B. Howell 12th to 15th 1811 to 1817 James Burrell, Jr. 15th to 16th 1817 to 1820 Nehemiah R. Knight 16th to 27th 1820 to 1841 James D'Wolf 17th to 20th 1821 to 1825 Asher Robbins20th to 26th 1825 1839 Nathan F. Dixon26th to 27th 1839 to 1842 William Sprague 27th to 28th 1842 to 1844 James F. Simmons 27th to 30th 1841 to 1847 John B. Francis 28th 1844 to 1845 Albert C. Greene 29th to 33d 1845 to 1851 John H. Clark 30th to 33d 1847 to 1853 Charles T. James 32d to 35th1851 to 1857 Philip Allen 33d to 36th 1853 to 1859 James F. Simmons 35th to 37th 1857 to 1862 Henry B. Anthony 36th to 48th 1859 to 1884 Samuel G. Arnold 37th 1862 to 1863 William Sprague 38th to 44th 1863 to 1875 Ambrose E. Burnside 44th to 47th 1875 to 1881 Nelson W. Aldrich 47th to — 1881 to — William P. Sheffield 48th to — 1884 to 1885 Jonathan Chace 49th to 51st 1885 to1889 Nathan F. Dixon 51st to 54th 1889 to 1895 George P. Wetmore 54th to —1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888 (search)
shland. Stuart was killed, and General Gordon was mortally wounded. Sheridan still pressed on, and made a dash upon the outer works at Richmond. Custer's brigade carried them at that point and made 100 prisoners. The inner works were too strong for cavalry. The Confederates gathered, and in a fight Sheridan was repulsed. He led his command across the Chickahominy, fighting a Confederate force at Meadow Bridge; destroyed a railway bridge; rested three days at Haxhall's Landing, on the James, and procured supplies; and then, by way of the White House, leisurely returned to the Army of the Potomac. In the campaign against Richmond until August, 1864, he did signal service in making destructive raids on Lee's communications. On Aug. 1 he was detached to the valley of the Shenandoah, where he defeated the Confederates in several en gagements. During this campaign Gen- Sheridan's ride. eral Wright was defeated by General Early on Oct. 18, 1864, at Cedar Creek (q. v. ). Sheri
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
4, 1881 James A. Garfield inaugurated President......March 4, 1881 twenty-fourth administration—Republican, March 4, 1881, to March 3, 1885. James A. Garfield, Ohio, President. Chester A. Arthur, New York, Vice-President. Postmaster-General James presents to President the protest of himself, Vice-President Arthur, and United States Senators Conkling and Platt, of New York, against the removal of General Merritt from the collectorship at New York, and appointment of Mr. Robertson Secretary of State Blaine resigns......Dec. 15, 1881 Dr. Isaac I. Hayes, Arctic explorer, born 1832, dies at New York City......Dec. 17, 1881 Exodus of colored people from Edgefield county, South Carolina......Dec. 24-31, 1881 Postmaster-General James surrenders his department to his successor......Jan. 6, 1882 Congress tenders the thanks of the United States to the Khedive of Egypt for the obelisk known as Cleopatra's needle ......Jan. 12, 1882 Guiteau convicted of murder......