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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), San Juan Hill (search)
towards his trenches. After completing their formation under a destructive fire, and advancing a short distance, both divisions found in their front a wide bottom, in which had been placed a barbed-wire entanglement, and beyond which there was a high hill, along the crest of which the enemy was strongly posted. Nothing daunted, these gallant men pushed on to drive the enemy from his chosen position, both divisions losing heavily. In this assault Colonel Hamilton, Lieutenants Smith and Shipp were killed, and Colonel Carroll, Lieutenants Thayer and Myer, all in the cavalry, were wounded. The battle of July 1, called the battle of El Caney, was over, with the Americans strongly holding all they had gained during the day. The losses were very heavy, and the reputed coming of General Pando made it necessary at once to continue the struggle the next day, and gain a decided victory before the Spanish could be strengthened. The troops had advanced and carried certain positions, but
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Shipp, Albert Micajah 1819-1887 (search)
Shipp, Albert Micajah 1819-1887 Educator; born in Stokes county, N. C., Jan. 15, 1819; graduated at the University of North Carolina in 1840; ordained a Methodist preacher in 1841; elected President of Greensboro Female College in 1848; Professor of History and English Literature in the University of North Carolina in 1849; President of Wolford College, South Carolina, in 1859; Professor of Exegetical Theology in Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., in 1875; and he was the author of History of Methodism in South Carolina. He died in Cleveland Springs, N. C., June 27, 1887.