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y back of Philippi, ran into a camp of secessionists most unexpectedly, and were immediately surrounded. They fought their way out without a man being hurt, although two of them had their horses shot under them. They returned to Philippi and reported to the camp, and shortly after a large force was sent out. They came across the camp and dispersed the rebels, who fled in every direction. They were pursued, and several stragglers picked up. Among them was no less a personage than ex-Governor Joseph Johnson, who was captured in full regimentals. He was brought into Grafton this evening.--Wheeling (Va.) Intelligencer, June 20. The Second Wisconsin Regiment passed through Cleveland, O., for Washington. They were welcomed by a large and enthusiastic crowd of citizens. Before leaving they partook of refreshments, which had been abundantly provided in the park. Yesterday the Convention of North Carolina elected the following delegates to the Confederate Congress:--For the Stat
, 54; 58; at Pittsburg Landing, 61-69; assails the Yazoo Bluffs, near Vicksburg. 291; at the capture of Fort Hindman. 293; feints on Haines's Bluff, 3103; at the assault on Vicksburg, 310; drives Johnston out of Jackson, Miss., 817; reenforces Grant at Chattanooga, 437; his advance checked, 441; cooperates in driving Bragg from Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga Valley, and Mission Ridge, 413; assigned to the command of the Mississippi, Ohio, &c., 574; begins his Atlanta campaign, 625: drives Jo. Johnson from Dalton and Resaca, 626 to 627; from Dallas and Marietta, 628; is repulsed at Kenesaw Mountain, 629; lie repulses Hood's first attack near Decatur, 631 ; makes a flank movement on Atlanta, 635; compels Hood to abandon Atlanta, 637; orders the removal of the inhabitants from. 637-<*>: concentrates for his great march, 689; his march from, Atlanta to Savannah, 689 to 692 ; captures Fort McAllister, 693; Savannah, 695; remains a month at Savannah, 696; enters South Carolina, 697; his ro
thering up the baggage of the guard, but, finding an opportunity, he made his escape and came to Russellville. Willis Campbell, of Logan County, a member of Captain King's company, and Hatch Jupin, of Bardstown, a member of Captain Wickliffe's company, were killed, and Joseph Wilson, of Bardstown, also in Captain Wickliffe's company, was severely but not dangerously wounded in the thigh. While loading his gun for the second fire, his right forefinger was shot off. Joseph Hall, James Watshall, and John Jernigon, of Captain Mitchell's company; Isaac Duckwall and Joseph Johnson, of Boshe's Portland Rangers; Thomas Lilly and Messrs. Dougherty and Fox, of Captain Wickliffe's company, and Paul Burgett, of Captain King's company, were taken prisoners. Four of the Federals were wounded — not killed, as we understood yesterday. They got a wagon in the neighborhood, in which their wounded were placed, and a little boy who saw them an hour or two after the fight said that one was dead.
the cause of the bursting of the Parrott gun. Surgeon Van Gieson's report. The following is the report of Assistant Surgeon Van Gieson, of the Galena, giving an account of the killed and wounded in the action: United States Steamer Galena.--Killed: Thomas Ready, Captain foretop; James H. Weber, third-class boy; Michael Many, landsman; Martin Milbery, do.; John Smith, ordinary seaman; Robert Boyd, do.; Richard A. Adams, seaman; John Quig, ordinary seaman; John Russell, landsman; Joseph Johnson, private marine; Jared D. Boorem, gunner; David Patterson, landsman. Wounded: John O'Conner, third-class boy, burned and wound of ankle-joint; William Stevens, seaman, not seriously; George McDonnel, slightly; Thomas Finnigan, arm seriously injured; Henry Walson, ordinary seaman, slightly; William Harrison, landsman, slightly; Thomas Clark, do.; Diedrick Vissers, seaman, do.; Andrew McCleary, Acting Master's mate, not seriously; Owen Doherty, coal-heaver, mortally; Frederick W. Johnson,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Virginia, (search)
Wilson C. Nicholas1814 to 1816 James P. Preston1816 to 1819 Thomas M. Randolph1819 to 1822 James Pleasants1822 to 1825 John Tyler1825 to 1826 William B. Giles1826 to 1829 John Floyd1829 to 1833 Littleton W. Tazewell1833 to 1836 Wyndham Robertson1836 to 1837 David Campbell1837 to 1840 Thomas W. Gilmer1840 to 1841 John Rutherford1841 to 1842 John M. Gregory1842 to 1843 James McDowell1843 to 1846 William Smith1846 to 1849 John B. Floyd1849 to 1851 John Johnson1851 to 1852 Joseph Johnson1852 to 1856 Henry A. Wise1856 to 1860 John Letcher1860 to 1864 William Smith1864 to 1865 Francis A. Pierpont1865 to 1867 Henry A. Wells1867 to 1869 Gilbert C. Walker1869 to 1874 James L. Kemper1874 to 1878 F. W. M. Holliday1878 to 1882 W. E. Cameron1882 to 1886 Fitz-Hugh Lee1886 to 1890 Philip W. McKinney1890 to 1894 Charles T. O'Ferrall1894 to 1898 J. Hoge Tyler1898 to 1902 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. Richard Henry Lee1st to 2d1789 to 1792 Will
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wade, Benjamin Franklin -1878 (search)
Wade, Benjamin Franklin -1878 Statesman; born near Springfield, Mass., Oct. 27, 1800; removed to Ashtabula, O., in 1821; admitted to the bar in 1827; elected prosecuting attorney in 1835; State Senator in 1837; and was United States Senator in Benjamin Franklin Wade. 1851-69. He was a conspicuous antislavery leader, opposed the Kansas-Nebraska bill; favored the homestead bill and the confiscation of property in slaves. He was acting Vice-President of the United States under President Johnson; and one of the commissioners to Santo Domingo in 1871. He died in Jefferson, O., March 2, 1878.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Warmoth, Henry Clay 1842- (search)
Warmoth, Henry Clay 1842- Lawyer; born in McLeansboro, Ill., May 9, 1842; was admitted to the bar in Lebanon, Mo., in 1861; entered the National army as lieutenant-colonel of the 32d Missouri Infantry in 1862; served later on the staffs of Gen. John A. McClernand and Gen. E. O. C. Ord; participated in the battles of Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mountain, etc.; was appointed military judge in the Department of the Gulf, where he served till the close of hostilities, having jurisdiction over civil, criminal, and military cases; was with President Johnson during his swing around the circle through the Northern and Eastern States; governor of Louisiana in 1868-73; and collector of customs in New Orleans in 1889-93. In 1890 he built the New Orleans, Fort Jackson, and Grand Isle Railroad, of which he became president.
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)
es A.,19th Mass. Inf.,– –Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 21, 1863. Johnson, Charles H., Corp.,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Beaufort, S. C., Sept. 18, 1863. Johnson, Charles R., Capt.,16th Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,Gettysburg, Pa., July 17, 1863. Johnson, Henry H.,27th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,Drewry's Bluff, Va., May 17, 1864. Johnson, Hiram,28th Mass. Inf.,– –Arlington, Va., May 26, 1864. Johnson, James,11th Mass. Inf.,May 5, 1862,Baltimore, Md., July 4, 1862. Johnson, Joseph,58th Mass. Inf.,May 12, 1864,Washington, D. C., July 12, 1864. Johnson, Joseph J.,57th Mass. Inf.,– –Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Johnson, Joseph P., 1st Sergt.,15th Mass. Inf.,Sept. 17, 1862,Oct. 14, 1862. Johnson, Jcseph T.,11th Mass. Inf.,Before Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864.Before Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864. Johnson, Stanley,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Morris Island, S. C., Oct. 13, 1863. Johnston, Duncan,40th Mass. Inf.,– –Washington, D.
es A.,19th Mass. Inf.,– –Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 21, 1863. Johnson, Charles H., Corp.,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Beaufort, S. C., Sept. 18, 1863. Johnson, Charles R., Capt.,16th Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,Gettysburg, Pa., July 17, 1863. Johnson, Henry H.,27th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,Drewry's Bluff, Va., May 17, 1864. Johnson, Hiram,28th Mass. Inf.,– –Arlington, Va., May 26, 1864. Johnson, James,11th Mass. Inf.,May 5, 1862,Baltimore, Md., July 4, 1862. Johnson, Joseph,58th Mass. Inf.,May 12, 1864,Washington, D. C., July 12, 1864. Johnson, Joseph J.,57th Mass. Inf.,– –Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Johnson, Joseph P., 1st Sergt.,15th Mass. Inf.,Sept. 17, 1862,Oct. 14, 1862. Johnson, Jcseph T.,11th Mass. Inf.,Before Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864.Before Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864. Johnson, Stanley,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Morris Island, S. C., Oct. 13, 1863. Johnston, Duncan,40th Mass. Inf.,– –Washington, D.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., Addenda: list of Massachusetts Officers and Soldiers who died of Wounds. (search)
Corps, June 21, 1864. Holmes, George,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.General Hospital, S. C., Aug. 14, 1863. Holmes, Otis W., Capt.,36th Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864.Harewood Gen. Hosp., Washington, D. C., June 23, 1864. Hosmer, Charles A.,21st Mass. Inf.,Chantilly, Va., Sept. 1, 1862.– – Howes, George, Corp.,31st Mass. Inf.,Yellow Bayou, La., May 18, 1864.New Orleans, La., May 23, 1864. Hunt, Charles,3d Mass. Cav.,– –New Orleans, La., May 20, 1864. Johnson, Joseph,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.General Hospital, Beaufort, S. C., July 27, 1863. Jones, Augustus M.,21st Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,July 1, 1864. Keep, Marcus, Corp.,36th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va., May, 1864.Fairfax Seminary Hospital, June 9, 1864. Keith, Bartlett A. Name and rank.Command.When and Where Wounded.Date and Place of Death. Keith, Bartlett A., Corp.,7th Mass. Inf.,Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863.Washington, D. C., June 13, 1863. Ke
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