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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Capture of the Indianola. (search)
f the two gunboats, the Queen of the West, Captain James McCloskey commanding, and the Webb, Captain Pierce. He will apply to Major W. M. Levy, commanding post at Fort DeRussey, for such aid and asly and gallantly bore up for her third charge. When bearing down and approaching the enemy, Captain Pierce reports that he was hailed from the enemy's deck, announcing his surrender, and begged to be towed ashore, as he was sinking. Captain Pierce further represents that he then placed a line on board and commenced towing the Indianola, when the line parted. As the Queen of the West was runnige, and was well seconded by Mr. Charles Schuler, acting as chief of one of the guns. Captain Charles Pierce, a civilian, commanded and controlled the movements of the Webb. It was he who selected red very important services in the discharge of the responsible duties devolved upon him. Captain Pierce, of the Webb, verbally reports to me that his pilots and engineers behaved themselves with c
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Mecklenburg (N. C.) Historical Society. (search)
r, Polk, Lincoln and Johnson, served each four years, and Taylor one. Of the twenty-three years under Northern Presidents, John and John Quincy Adams, Van Buren, Pierce and Buchanan, served each four years, and Fillmore three. The second Adams was not the choice of the people, and was elected by the House of Representatives. Mr.dministration of every Northern President, not one of them being reelected, and a different political party always succeeding them in power, save in the case of Mr. Pierce, a Democrat, who was succeeded by Mr. Buchanan, also a Democrat. On the other hand, five Southern Presidents were re-elected, and all of them were succeeded byociated with him a Southern man as Vice-President. Thus John Adams had Thomas Jefferson; John Quincy Adams had J. C. Calhoun; Martin Van Buren had R. M. Johnson; Pierce had Wm. R. King; Buchanan had J. C. Breckinridge. On the other hand, Jackson served one term with J. C. Calhoun. Harrison and Tyler, his associates, were both f
John, 38. Paddock Elms, 4. Paddock, Major, Adino, 4. Paddock's Mall, 4. Page, Jacob, 14. Park Street, 57. Park Street Church, 5. Parker, Benjamin, 14, 15. Parker and Fox's Grammar, 98. Parker, G. A., 76. Parker, John, 16. Parker, L. M., 16. Pearson, E., 15. Permanent Funds of Trustees of Charlestown Schools, 72. Perry, Sarah, 12, 16, 17. Phillips Pasture, 4. Pbipps, J., 13. Phipps, W. C., 13. Phipps, William S., 18. Pierce, —, 51, 52. Pierce, A., 12. Pierce, Charles, 20. Pierce, Toel, 21, 74, 77, 79, 83. Pine Hill, Medford, 30, 38. Pine Island Pond, 61. Pitman Street, 60. Pitts, Samuel, 46. Polly Swamp, 53, 60, 85. Pool, Lot, 16, 22. Pope, Rev. Augustus R., 59. Prescott Street, 81. Preston Road, 56. Primary Schools, 95. Prospect Hill, 65, 73. Prospect Hill District, 74, 92. Prospect Hill Grammar School, 93, 97, 99 Prospect Hill Park, 55. Prospect Hill Primary, 95. Prospect Hill School, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 83, 98.