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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Notes and Queries. (search)
is's work one appears in the Atlantic for September and one in the North American Review. In the latter, the writer, Rossiter Johnson, refers to the fact that in the case of every insurrection against slavery — like Nat Turner's and John Brown's — thof despotism defeated his beneficent plans. Now we do not care to reply to these glittering generalities. When Mr. Rossiter Johnson (we are not informed what part he took in crushing the rebellion ), or any one else, points out any particular in . Cumming. But the following from our gallant friend, Major Parker, seems to show that the honor really belonged to Johnson's Battery of Richmond: * * * * * * The last artillery shot was not fired by a battery stationed in the yard of Mr. Peers, but by a Richmond battery known as Johnson's battery, and once commanded by the late Major Marmaduke Johnson, of this city. On the occasion referred to this battery was commanded by our popular sheriff, Captain John W. Wright. While wai
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dana, Charles Anderson, 1819- (search)
rticularly with the numerous foreign revolutions. Soon after his return to New York he became managing editor of the Tribune, and held the place till 1862, when he was appointed assistant Secretary of War. In 1866 he organized the stock company which bought the old New York Sun, of which he became editor-in-chief, continuing so till his death. In addition to his work as a journalist, in conjunction with the late George Ripley, he planned and edited the New American Cyclopaedia Charles Anderson Dana. (16 vols., 1857-63), which they thoroughly revised and reissued under the title of the American Cyclopaedia (1873-76). In 1883, in association with Rossiter Johnson, he edited Fifty perfect poems, and subsequently, in association with Gen. James H. Wilson, he wrote the Life of Ulysses S. Grant. In 1897 his Reminiscences of the Civil War and Eastern journeys were published posthumously; he was also the compiler of Household book of poetry. He died on Long Island, N. Y., Oct. 17, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dennison, William 1815-1882 (search)
Dennison, William 1815-1882 War governor; born in Cincinnati, O., Nov. 23, 1815; was educated at the Miami University, and graduated in 1835. Admitted to the bar in 1840, he became an eminent practi, tioner. In 1848-50 he was a member of the Ohio legislature; and he took an active part in financial and railroad matters. Mr. Dennison was one of the founders of the Republican party in 1856. In 1860 he was chosen governor of Ohio, which office he held two years, during which time he performed most important official service in putting troops into the field for the Union army. From October, 1864, to July, 1866, he was Postmaster- William Dennison. General, when he withdrew from the cabinet of President Johnson. He died in Columbus, O., June 15, 1882.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Johnson, Rossiter 1840- (search)
Johnson, Rossiter 1840- Author and editor; born in Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 27, 1840; graduated at the University of Rochester in 1863. In 1864-68 he was an associate editor of the Rochester Democrat; in 1869-72 was editor of the Concord (N. H.) Statesman; and in 1873-77 was an associate editor of the American Cyclopaedia. In 1879-80 he assisted Sydney Howard Gay in preparing the last two volumes of the Bryant and Gay History of the United States. Since 1883 he has been the sole editor of Appleton's annual Cyclopaedia. He edited The authorized history of the world's Columbian Exposition (4 vols., 1898) ; and The world's Great books (1898-1901). He is also an associate editor of the Standard dictionary. His original books are A history of the War between the United States and Great Britain, 1812-15; A history of the French War, ending in the conquest of Canada; A history of the War of secession (1888; enlarged and illustrated, under the title Camp-fire and battle-field, 1894);
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Suffrage, woman. (search)
Cape Colony, in Canada, and in parts of India women vote on various terms for municipal or school officers. The New York State Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women is an organization of women having its headquarters in New York. The executive committee is as follows: Mrs. Francis M. Scott, chairman; Miss Alice Chittenden, Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge, Mrs. George White Field, Mrs. Richard Watson Gilder, Mrs. Gilbert E. Jones, Mrs. Elihu Root, Mrs. George Waddington, Mrs. Rossiter Johnson, and Mrs. George Phillips. Mrs. Phillips is secretary, 789 Park Avenue, New York. There are also societies in Massachusetts, Illinois, Oregon, Iowa, and Washington, and others are being organized. These work to oppose the extension of suffrage in their own States, but last winter combined in sending seven women to appear before congressional committees to protest against a petition for women suffrage. The National American Woman's Suffrage Association, Mrs. C. Chapman Catt, pres
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Standard and popular Library books, selected from the catalogue of Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (search)
$2.00. Transatlantic Sketches. 12mo, $2.00. Roderick Hudson. 12mo, $2.00. The American. 12mo, $2.00. Watch and Ward. 18mo, $1.25. The Europeans. 12mo, $1.50. Confidence. 12mo, $1.50. The Portrait of a Lady. $2.00. Mrs. Anna Jameson. Writings upon Art subjects. 10 vols. 18mo, each $.50o. Sarah O. Jewett. Deephaven. 18mo, $1.25. Old Friends and New. 18mo, $1.25. Country By-Ways. 18mo, $1.25. Play-Days. Stories for Children. Sq. 16mo, $1.50. Rossiter Johnson. Little Classics. Eighteen handy volumes containing the choicest Stories, Sketches, and short Poems in English literature. Each in one vol. 18mo, $1.00; the set, $18.00 In 9 vols. square 16mo, $13.50. (Sold in sets only.) Samuel Johnson. Oriental Religions: India, 8vo, $5.00. China, 8vo, $5.00. T. Starr King. Christianity and Humanity. With Portrait. 12mo, $2.00. Substance and Show. 1210, $2.00. Lucy Larcom. Poems. 16mo, $1.25. An Idyl of Work. 16mo, $1.2
865. Irwin's 19th Army Corps, p. 463. Xv. The Army of Virginia under Pope. While McClellan was still before Richmond, a new army organization called the Army of Virginia was formed June 26, 1862, out of the three corps of Banks, Fremont and McDowell, which had hitherto acted independently of each other between Washington and the Shenandoah valley. Petty armies under more petty commanders. (Walker's 2d Army Corps, p. 56.) Moving about in an independent and ineffectual way. (Rossiter Johnson's Short History, p. 172.) The three corps made about thirty-eight thousand men, afterwards increased by additions. They were placed under the command of Maj.-Gen. John Pope, who unfortunately forfeited confidence in advance by a rather bombastic proclamation. One of his first acts was to order a meeting between Banks and Sigel (who had succeeded Fremont), his corps commanders, at Culpepper on Aug. 8, 1862, and as Sigel failed to arrive, Banks attacked, the next day at Cedar Mountain,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The secession of Virginia. (search)
n the New York Examiner, in reply to a so-called historical statement of Mr. Rossiter Johnson, is put in our records at the request of a number of gentlemen whose opis, of course, not a full treatment of the question, but merely a hit back at Mr. Johnson's misrepresentations.] I am willing to believe that Mr. Johnson has trieMr. Johnson has tried to be fair, and has presented the case as he understands it. But as a Virginian born and reared on her soil, familiar with her history, and proud of her traditionsoln, chosen to inaugurate civil war. But the most remarkable statement in Mr. Johnson's article is as follows: Virginia's fate appears to have been determined derate States of America—a book, by the way, which I respectfully commend to Mr. Johnson for his careful study—and it contains no such act or resolution. 2. Even he coming storm. Equally untrue to the facts of history is the attempt of Mr. Johnson to make it appear that the people of Virginia were not then in favor of sec