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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Oregon, (search)
ied......Jan. 12, 1825 Convention between the United States and Great Britain; the articles of 1819 are indefinitely extended, with proviso that either party might annul the agreement on twelve months notice......Aug. 6, 1827 Capt. Nathaniel J. Wyeth, of Wenham, Mass., establishes a fishery on Sauvies Island, at the mouth of the Willamette......1832 John McLeod and Michael la Framboise erect Fort Umpqua, a post for the Hudson Bay Company, on the Umpqua River......1832 Jason and Daniel Lee, Methodist missionaries, reach Oregon in Captain Wyeth's second overland expedition, which left Independence, April 28, 1834, and establish a mission on the banks of the Willamette, 60 miles from its mouth......Oct. 6, 1834 Methodist mission station established on Clatsop Plains, near Young Bay......Feb. 10, 1841 First meeting of settlers at the Methodist mission to make a code of laws for the settlements south of the Columbia River......Feb. 17-18, 1841 Star of Oregon, the first Ame
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pennsylvania, (search)
e there for its defence, on the evening of......April 18, 1861 Camp Curtin established near Harrisburg......April 18, 1861 Governor Curtin calls an extra session of the legislature for......April 30, 1861 In anticipation of invasion, General Lee having crossed the Potomac into Maryland, Governor Curtin calls 50,000 volunteer militia to Harrisburg......Sept. 11, 1862 Confederate General Stuart raids Chambersburg with about 2,000 cavalry......Oct. 12-14, 1862 Confederate advance erlisle occupied by the advance of the Confederate forces under Ewell; Kingston, 13 miles from Harrisburg, entered on the 27th; and a skirmish takes place within 4 miles of the capital on......June 28, 1863 Confederate advance called back by General Lee to concentrate at Gettysburg......June 28, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg......July 1-3, 1863 National cemetery at Gettysburg consecrated......Nov. 19, 1863 [During the Civil War the State furnished 269,645 troops (three-years' standard) ;
ce Mountain (February 24 and 25, 1864), 2 killed and 18 wounded. No. 74—(641, et seq.) Assignment as above, Hood's corps, Atlanta campaign. June 30, 1864, Capt. Daniel Lee commanding regiment; Holtzclaw commanding brigade (Clayton's division), July 10th; Capt. Ben Lane Posey commanding regiment, August 31st. (832, 834) Generaltenant-Colonel Clifton was severely wounded. Capt. T. J. Brannon, who has since been sick, was in command. No. 93—(664) Assignment as above, Johnson's division, Lee's corps, December 10, 1864. The Fortieth Alabama infantry. The Fortieth Alabama was organized at Mobile in May, 1862. It went to Vicksburg by way of Columbus of Gracie's salient, capturing 31 prisoners without firing a gun or losing a man. No. 88, No. 89—Various returns, 1864, in Gracie's brigade, Longstreet's corps, Lee's army. No. 95—(287, 1288) Mentioned in report of Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson; operations from March 28 to April 9, 1865. March 30th, brigade commanded by C
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Some of the drug conditions during the war between the States, 1861-5. (search)
berries. Beech-tree leaves, collected in autumn in dry weather, were used for filling beds, the odor being grateful and they being very elastic. Black oak was considered efficacious in leucorrhoea, amenorrhoea, chronic hysteria, diarrhoea, rheumatism, cynanche, tonsillaris and asthma. The powder of the bark, mixed with lard, was a remedy in painful hemorrhoids, and used as a fomentation in prolapsus uteri and ani, and for deflections in these parts. I quote from an article of Dr. Daniel Lee, in the Southern Field and Fireside of 1860: It is poor economy for the South to destroy all its valuable tan-bark in clearing oak land, cutting rail timber and firewood, and thereby deprive our descendants of the power to manufacture their own leather. To send a million dollars worth of hides to the North, have them tanned into leather, made into shoes, boots, saddles and harness for Southern consumption, is to pay about eight million dollars for the support of that Northern economy wh