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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 3 1 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Political parties in the United States. (search)
Doughfaces. Half-breeds. A term of contempt bestowed by the Stalwarts upon those who supported the administration of President Hayes and opposed the nomination of Grant for a third term, etc. Mugwumps. Hunkers. Barnburners. Independent Republicans.—Started in 1879 in opposition to Senator Conkling's leadership of the party. Mugwumps. Ku-klux Klan. Ku-klux Klan. Loco-foco. Loco-foco. Readjusters, 1878. A division of the Democratic party in Virginia advocating the funding of the State debt at 3 per cent.; under the leadership of General Mahone. Silver Grays. Silver Grays. Stalwarts. A branch of the Republican party, followers of Conkling, Cameron, and Logan, opposed to the reconciling course of President Hayes towards the South. Favored the nomination of Grant for a third term. Opposers of Blaine, etc. Tammany. Tammany. Woman's rights Belva Lockwood constituted herself a candidate for President in 1876. Polk, James Knox
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
tive departments of the national government, have been as follows: 1789-93: Washington; Adams, Vice-President, Federalist; Jefferson, State; Hamilton, Treasury; Knox, War; Edmund Randolph, Attorney-General. Congress, Federalist; Muhlenberg and Trumbull speakers. 1793-97: Washington and Adams again; Jefferson, then Randolph, 897-1901: McKinley; Hobart, Vice-President, Republican (died Nov. 2, 1899); Sherman, Day, and Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Alger and Root, War; McKenna, Griggs, and Knox, Attorney-General; Gary and Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Bliss and Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican; Reed and Henderson, siculture. Congress, Republican; Reed and Henderson, speakers. 1901-1905: McKinley; Roosevelt, Vice-President (succeeded as President Sept. 14, 1901), Republican; Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Root, War; Knox, Attorney-General; Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sargent, Winthrop 1825-1870 (search)
uthor of History of an expedition against Fort Duquesne in 1775, under Major-General Braddock, edited from original manuscripts; The loyalist poetry of the Revolution; The journal of the General meeting of the Cincinnati; Life and career of Maj. John Andre; The Confederate States and slavery, etc. He died in Paris, France, May 18, 1870. Military officer; born in Gloucester, Mass., May 1, 1753; graduated at Harvard College in 1771; entered the military service in 1775; and became captain of Knox's artillery regiment in March, 1776, serving with it during the war, and engaging in the principal battles in the North, attaining the rank of major. Connected with the Ohio Company in 1786, Congress appointed him surveyor of the Northwest Territory, and he was made its first secretary. He was St. Clair's adjutant-general at the time of his defeat in 1791, when he was wounded; and was adjutant-general and inspector of Wayne's troops in 1794-95. He was made governor of the Northwest Territ
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
, Ky......July 16, 1766 John Findlay and a few wandering white men from North Carolina visit Kentucky......1767 By treaty at Fort Stanwix, now Rome, N. Y., the Six Nations and the Delawares, Shawnees, and Mingoes, of Ohio, grant to the King of England territory south of the Ohio River, including most of Kentucky......Nov. 5, 1768 Daniel Boone reaches the Red River with five hunters from North Carolina......June 7, 1769 Out of forty hunters from southwest Virginia, nine under Col. James Knox, known as the Long Hunters (for the length of the hunting period), reach the Green and Cumberland rivers......1770 Capt. Thomas Bullit, a surveyor, lays out the town of Louisville......1773 Big Bone Lick, near Burlington, visited by James Douglas, of Virginia, who finds on the ground bones of the mastodon......1773 First log-cabin in Kentucky built by James Harrod, at Harrodsburg......1774 Treaty with Cherokees at Wataga, Col. Richard Henderson, Nathaniel Hart, and others ac
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Washington, George (search)
e. After a few moments Washington rose and again came forward. John Adams, the Vice-President, stood on his right; on his left the chancellor of the State, Robert R. Livingston; somewhat in the rear were Roger Sherman, Alexander Hamilton, Generals Knox, St. Clair, the Baron Steuben, and others. The chancellor advanced to administer the oath prescribed by the Constitution, and Mr. Otis, the secretary of the Senate, held up the Bible on its crimson cushion. The oath was read slowly and diout an alteration in our political creed, the superstructure we have been seven years in raising, at the expense of so much treasure and blood, must fall. We are fast verging to anarchy and confusion. By a letter which I have received from General Knox, who had just returned from Massachusetts, whither he had been sent by Congress consequent of the commotions in that State, is replete with melancholy accounts of the temper and designs of a considerable part of that people. Among other thing