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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 68 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Meade, Richard Worsam 1837-1897 (search)
Meade, Richard Worsam 1837-1897 Naval officer; born in New York City, Oct. 9, 1837; entered the navy as midshipman in 1850; promoted passed midshipman, 1856; master and lieutenant, 1858; lieutenant-commander, 1862; commander, 1868; captain, 1880; commodore, 1892; and rear-admiral, 1894; and was retired in May, 1895. During the Civil War he served with much distinction. In 1861-62 he was instructor in gunnery on the receiving ship Ohio, in Boston; in the latter half of 1862 he commanded torld's Columbian Exhibition. His retirement before the age limit resulted from a disagreement with the Navy Department concerning the way in which he had been treated officially. An article which appeared in the New York Tribune represented Admiral Meade as criticising the administration, and using the sentence, I am an American and a Union man—two things this administration can't stand. Subsequently when Secretary Herbert asked him to affirm or deny this criticism he returned a non-committa
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 1 (search)
rly life and unmarried. This son was Richard Worsam Meade, the father of the subject of these memation and careful preliminary training, Richard Worsam Meade entered his father's counting-house, whde, being appointed assignee. Whilst Richard Worsam Meade was acting in this capacity it became s S. Biddle, in the army or the navy. Young Meade was still attending this school when intelligethis force and so reached his station. Lieutenant Meade at once entered upon active duty, and in ion. It was with great satisfaction that Lieutenant Meade at last safely turned over to Lieutenant ructions, direct to the secretary of war. Mr. Meade's next employment was as principal assistantch circumstance was all the more annoying to Mr. Meade, for he deemed the duties which solicited hihe reasonableness of this attachment between Mr. Meade and Miss Sergeant, the uncertainty attendings in all respects a most agreeable one to Lieutenant Meade. His duties were of the most congenial k[23 more...]
358, 364, 368, 369, 371, 375-377, 382, 384-386, 389; II, 2, 12, 66, 67, 102, 103, 125, 132, 134, 143, 163, 167, 180, 185, 186, 194, 200, 204, 205, 209, 229, 232, 249, 263, 264, 266, 269, 270, 277. Meade, Henrietta, I, 251; II, 144. Meade, John Sergeant, I, 55, 64, 155, 216, 222, 227, 228, 233, 246, 309, 318, 320, 323, 326, 343, 376; II, 141, 164, 184, 202, 205, 209, 222, 223, 226, 227, 229, 230, 234, 240, 242, 255, 260, 261, 263-265. Meade, Margaret, I, 20, 346; II, 166. Meade, Richard Worsam, I, 3-5, 8-10. Meade, Robert, I, 1. Meade, Robert, II, 235. Meade, Mrs., Robert, I, 141. Meade, Salvadora, I, 20, 21. Meade, Sarah, I, 251; II, 144. Meade, Spencer, II, 183, 185, 186, 192. Meade, Wm., I, 251; II, 144. Meagher, T. F., I, 282, 295, 296. Mechanicsville, battle of, June 26, 1862, I, 280; II, 314. Meigs, Montgomery C., I, 326, 327, 335; II, 146. Mercier, Mr., I, 267; II, 163. Mercer, Chas. F., I, 387. Meredith, Owen, II, 243. Mere