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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 37 7 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alabama. (search)
oseph F. JohnstonNov. 1898 to Nov. 1900 W. J. SamfordNov. 1900 to Nov. 1902 United States senators from the State of Alabama. Names.No. of Congress.Date. William R. King16th to 28th1819 to 1844 John W. Walker16th to 17th1819 to 1822 William Kelley17th to 19th1823 to 1825 Henry Chambers19th1825 to 1826 Israel Pickens19th to 20th1826 John McKinley19th to 22d1826 to 1831 Gabriel Moore22d to 25th1831 to 1837 Clement C. Clay25th to 27th1837 to 1841 Arthur P. Bagby27th to 30th1841 to 1848 Dixon H. Lewis28th to 30th1844 to 1848 William R. King30th to 32d1848 to 1852 Benj. Fitzpartrick30th to 36th1848 to 1861 Jeremiah Clemens31st to 33d1849 to 1853 Clement C. Clay. Jr33d to 36th1853 to 1861 37th, 38th, and 39th Congresses vacant. George E. Spencer40th to 46th1868 to 1879 Williard Warner40th to 42d1868 to 1871 George Goldthwaite42d to 45th1872 to 1877 John T. Morgan45th to----1877 to---- James L. Pugh47th to 55th1880 to 1897 Edmund W. Pettus55th to----1897 to----
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, (search)
vided for shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Sec. 3. That the sum of $100,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and to be immediately available, to be expended at the discretion of the President of the United States of America, for the purpose of carrying this joint resolution into effect. This resolution was adopted in the House by a vote of 209 to 91 (49 not voting) and in the Senate by a vote of 42 to 21. Under it the President appointed the following commission: President Sanford B. Dole and Chief-Justice Walter H. Frear, of Hawaii; Senators Shelby M. Cullom (Illinois) and John T. Morgan (Alabama); and Representative Robert T. Hitt (Illinois). On Aug. 12 the United States took formal possession of the islands, Sanford B. Dole becoming territorial governor pending further .legislation by Congress. See United States, Hawaii, vol. IX.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Morgan, John Tyler 1824- (search)
Morgan, John Tyler 1824- Statesman; born in Athens, Tenn., June 20, 1824; removed to Alabama when nine years of age; received an academic education; was admitted to the bar in 1845; and practised till the beginning of the Civil War, when he enteexation bill, President McKinley appointed him one of the commissioners to prepare a system of government for the John Tyler Morgan. islands. For several years Senator Morgan has been especially conspicuous because of his forceful advocacy of theSenator Morgan has been especially conspicuous because of his forceful advocacy of the construction of an interoceanic canal on the Nicaraguan route by the United States. As chairman of the Senate Committee on Interoceanic Canals, he early demanded the abrogation of the Clayton-Bulwer treaty (q. v.), contending that the canal should construction of the canal without further negotiation with Great Britain. The Nicaragua Canal. The following is Senator Morgan's argument in favor of extending the aid of the federal government to the construction of the Nicaragua Canal: I
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alabama (search)
ion meets at Montgomery ............... Sept. 6, 1875 New State constitution ratified by 95,672 to 30,004 ............ Nov. 16, 1875 Act to fund State debt in new bonds at reduced interest and surrender certain securities held by the State, approved ... Feb. 23, 1876 First biennial session of legislature under new constitution, begins......Nov. 15, 1876 Act to establish a public-school system; a superintendent of education to be elected every two years, etc.......1876-77 John T. Morgan, Democratic Senator, presents credentials in the United States Senate......Feb. 27, 1877 Act granting $75 to any resident of the State who lost an arm or leg in the Confederate army......1879 George S. Houston qualifies as United States Senator......March 18, 1879 United States Senator George S. Houston dies......Dec. 31, 1879 Luke Pryor, Democrat, qualifies as United States Senator under executive appointment to fill vacancy......Jan. 15, 1880 James L. Pugh, United States
sburg his gallantry and skillful conduct elicited from General Lee his admiration and special thanks. The next commander of this regiment was Christopher C. Pegues, who, like General Rodes, also reached great distinction, and after winning the encomiums of his commander for his gallantry in many battles, was killed while leading his regiment in the bloody charge at Cold Harbor. Allen T. Jones, Lafayette Hobson and Josephus M. Hall afterward succeeded in command of this regiment. John T. Morgan, afterward a brigadier-general, was at one time its lieutenant-colonel, and Eugene Blackford its major. Its first severe engagement was at Seven Pines, May 31 and June 1, 1862, where it lost 27 killed and 128 wounded. It also earned a well-merited meed of honor at Gaines' Mill and Cold Harbor, June 27th and 28th; Malvern Hill, July 1st to 5th; Second Manassas, August 30th; Boonsboro, September 15th; Sharpsburg, September 17, 1862; Chancellorsville, May 1 and 4, 1863; Gettysburg, July 1
63. (960) Commanded by Maj. A. H. Johnson, in Morgan's brigade, Wheeler's corps, August 10th. No(19) Commanded by Lieut.-Col. D. T. Blakey, in Morgan's brigade, Wheeler's corps, Chickamauga campai. 59—(870) Commanded by Maj. A. H. Johnson, in Morgan's brigade, Wheeler's corps, April 30th. No. Creek, June 21st. No. 74—(642, et seq.) In Morgan's brigade, Wheeler's corps, April 30, 1864; inn as Partisan Rangers, was recruited by Col. John T. Morgan, who had entered the war as a major of inally surrendered at Raleigh, N. C. Col. John T. Morgan was commissioned brigadier in November,Wheeler's cavalry corps. No. 51—(19) In Col. John T. Morgan's brigade, General Wheeler's corps, Chi. No. 54—(453) November 30, 1863, in Gen. John T. Morgan's brigade, Martin's division, Wheeler'srtin's division, Wheeler's corps, July. (960) Morgan's brigade, Martin's division, etc., August. No. 51—(19) Under Lieut.-Col. John S. Prather, Morgan's brigade, Martin's division, Wheeler's corps,
ector, whom they obeyed because they held him in high esteem. Brigadier-General John Tyler Morgan, who enlisted as a private in the Confederate States army and rowas mustered into service, 1,300 strong, at Oxford, Ala., August 11, 1862, with Morgan as colonel, James D. Webb lieutenant-colonel, and H. D. Thompson major. On then with his regiment, whose lieutenant-colonel, Webb, had fallen in battle while Morgan was on his way to join his new command. On November 16, 1863, he was again prost, Third, Fourth, Seventh and Fifty-first regiments of Alabama cavalry. General Morgan's military service, with his regiments and his brigade, respectively, were the Atlanta campaign. When General Hood began his movement upon Nashville, General Morgan was left with his command south of Atlanta to watch and harass General Sher and detached warfare, in which three of the four years military service of General Morgan were passed, opportunities for attracting attention and gaining distinction