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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 (search)
ht from all communications with it—a circumstance to which General Lee in his report alludes more than once with evident displeasure. Let us now rapidly glance at the incidents of the eventful campaign: A detachment from Ewell's corps, under Jenkins, had penetrated on June 15 as far as Chambersburg. This movement was intended at first merely as a demonstration, and as a marauding expedition for supplies. It had, however, the salutary effect of alarming the country; and vigorous preparations were made not only by the general government, but here in Pennsylvania and in the sister States, to repel the inroad. After two days passed at Chambersburg, Jenkins, anxious for his communications with Ewell, fell back with his plunder to Hagerstown. Here he remained for several days, and then, having swept the recesses of the Cumberland Valley, came down upon the eastern flank of the South Mountain, and pushed his marauding parties as far as Waynesboro. On the 22d the remainder of Ewell'
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
Milledge1802-6 Jared Irwin1806-9 David B. Mitchell1809-13 Peter Early1813-15 David B. Mitchell1815-17 William Rabun1817-19 Matthew Talbot, acting1819 John Clark1819-23 George M. Troup1823-27 John Forsyth1827-29 George R. Gilmer1829-31 Wilson Lumpkin1831-35 William Schley1835-37 George R. Gilmer1837-39 Charles J. McDonald1839-43 George W. Crawford1843-47 George W. B. Towns1847-51 Howell Cobb1851-53 Herschel V. Johnson1853-57 Joseph E. Brown1857-65 James Johnson1865 Charles J. Jenkins1865-67 Gen. T. H. Ruger1867-68 Rufus B. Bullock1868-72 James Milton Smith1872-77 Alfred H. Colquitt1877-82 Alexander H. Stephens1882-83 Henry D. McDaniel1883-86 John B. Gordon1886-90 William J. Northen1890-94 William Y. Atkinson1895-98 Allen D. Candler1898– United States Senators. NameNo. of CongressDate. William Few1st and 2d1789 to 1793 James Gunn1st to 7th1789 to 1801 James Jackson3d1794 to 1795 George Watson4th1795 Josiah Tattnall4th to 5th1796 to 1799 Abraham
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jenkins, Charles Jones 1805-1883 (search)
Jenkins, Charles Jones 1805-1883 Jurist; born in Beaufort district, S. C., Jan. 6, 1805; settled in Jefferson county, Ga., in 1816; graduated at Union College in 1824; held a seat in the Georgia legislature in 1836-50. He was a Union delegate to the Georgia convention in 1850, and as chairman of that body drafted the resolutions known as The platform of 1850, in which it was resolved that the State of Georgia, even to the disruption of every tie which binds her to the Union, resist any act convention in 1850, and as chairman of that body drafted the resolutions known as The platform of 1850, in which it was resolved that the State of Georgia, even to the disruption of every tie which binds her to the Union, resist any act of Congress abolishing slavery. He was a judge of the Supreme Court of Georgia in 1859-65, and governor in 1865-68. Mr. Jenkins received two votes for President of the United States in the electoral college of 1872. He died in Summerville, Ga., June 13, 1883.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
ndletonO.Dem21 1868. Ulysses S. Grant*Ill.Rep3,015,071305,456(f) 214Schuyler Colfax*Ind.Rep214 Horatio SeymourN. Y.Dem2,709,61580F. P. Blair, JrMoDem80 1872. Ulysses S. Grant*Ill.Rep3,597,070762,991286Henry Wilson*Mass.Rep286 Horace GreeleyN. Y.D. & L.2,834,079(g)B. Gratz BrownMoD. L.47 Charles O'ConorN. Y.Dem29,408John Q. AdamsMass.Dem James BlackPa.Temp5,608John RussellMich.Temp Thomas A. HendricksInd.Dem42George W. JulianInd.Lib5 B. Gratz BrownMo.Dem18A. H. ColquittGaDem5 Charles J. JenkinsGa.Dem2John M. PalmerIll.Dem3 David DavisIll.Ind.1T. E. BramletteKyDem3 W. S. GroesbeckO.Dem1 Willis B. MachenKyDem1 N. P. BanksMass.Lib1 1876. Samuel J. TildenN. Y.Dem4,284,885250,235184T. A. HendricksInd.Dem184 Rutherford B. Hayes*O.Rep4,033,950(h) 185William A. Wheeler*N. Y.Rep185 Peter CooperN. Y.Gre'nb81,740Samuel F. CaryO.Gre'nb Green Clay SmithKyPro.9,522Gideon T. StewartO.Pro James B. WalkerIll.Amer2,636D. KirkpatrickN. Y.Amer 1880. James A. Garfield*O.Rep4,449,0537,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
acuate Savannah......Dec. 20, 1864 Legislature assembles at Macon......Feb. 11, 1865. James Johnson appointed provisional governor by President Johnson......June 17, 1865 Convention of State Delegates at Milledgeville repeal ordinance of secession......Oct. 30, 1865 War debt declared void by convention, and revised constitution adopted......Nov. 7, 1865 Legislature assembled at Milledgeville adopts amendment to federal Constitution abolishing slavery......Dec. 5, 1865 Charles J. Jenkins inaugurated governor of Georgia......Dec. 14, 1865 Legislature appropriates $200,000 to buy corn for indigent poor of the State, and distributes it to 45,000 people......March 12, 1866 Legislature passes over the governor's veto a stay-law forbidding levy or sale under execution upon any contract or liability made or incurred prior to Jan. 1, 1865, or any subsequent renewal, except for one-third of the principal and interest, after Jan. 1, 1868, and one-third after each subsequ