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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Transylvania. (search)
ro, Madison co., Ky. At about the same time Col. James Harrod, an equally bold backwoodsman, founded Harrodsburg. Governor Dunmore, of Virginia, denounced Henderson's purchase as illegal and void, and offered these western lands for sale under the crown. Regardless of the proclamation, delegates from Boonesboro, Harrodsburg, and two other settlements, eighteen in number, met at Boonesboro, and organized themselves into an Assembly of a State which they named Transylvania by appointing Thomas Slaughter chairman, and Matthew Jewett clerk. They were addressed by Henderson on behalf of the proprietors, between whom and the settlers a compact was made, the most important features of which were an agreement—1. That the election of delegates should be annual; 2. Perfect freedom of opinion in matters of religion; 3. That judges should be appointed by the proprietors, but answerable for bad conduct to the people; and, 4. That the Convention or Assembly have the sole power of raising an
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
utive order re-establishing authority of the United States in Virginia recognizes Francis H. Pierpont as governor......May 10, 1865 Jefferson Davis captured, with his wife, mother, Postmaster-General Reagan, Colonel Harrison, Johnson, and others, by 4th Michigan Cavalry, under Colonel Pritchard, at Irwinsville, Ga.......May 10, 1865 [Davis taken to Fortress Monroe.] Last fight of the war near Palo Pinto, Tex.; a Federal force under Colonel Barret defeated by Confederates under General Slaughter......May 13, 1865 Confederate ram Stonewall surrenders to Spanish authorities in Cuba......May 20, 1865 President Johnson proclaims Southern ports open......May 22, 1865 Grand review of the armies of the Potomac, Tennessee, and Georgia at Washington, D. C.......May 22-23, 1865 Gen. E. Kirby Smith surrenders his trans-Mississippi army......May 26, 1865 President proclaims general amnesty to rebels, with exceptions, on taking oath of allegiance......May 29, 1865 Willi
rate privateer Alabama destroys the Hatteras in an engagement off Galveston......Jan. 11, 1863 Samuel Houston, born in Virginia, dies at Huntersville, aged seventy......July 25, 1863 Battle of Aransas Pass; General Ransom captures the Confederate works......Nov. 18, 1863 Battle of Fort Esperanza, Matagorda Bay; Gen. C. C. Washburn defeats the Confederates......Nov. 30, 1863 Last fight of the war; Federals under Colonel Barret defeated in western Texas by Confederates under General Slaughter......May 13, 1865 Gen. Kirby Smith surrenders last Confederate army......May 26, 1865 Gen. A. J. Hamilton, appointed provisional governor by President Johnson, arrives at Galveston......July 21, 1865 Constitution, framed by a convention which met at Austin, Feb. 10, and adjourned April 2, is ratified by the people, 34,794 to 11,235......June, 1866 Gov. J. W. Throckmorton enters upon his duties......Aug. 13, 1866 Gen. P. H. Sheridan appointed commander of the 5th Military
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], List of casualties in the recent battles before Richmond. (search)
C Gregary, Private T H McDonald, Slightly wounded: Sergts R. E Cobb, J F. Maull, Corpl E W Nobles, Privates J W Cox, J. J. Howell, J A Logall, J A Oliver, J. P Puteguat, R W Woodward, W. H. Templin. Severely wounded: J W Carter, J D Campbell, J M Jones, J R Smith, W P Clanghten. There were 28 horses of the battery killed and disabled. D. V. Bates, Orderly sergt. Casualties in the Thirteenth Virginia regiment, Elicy's brigade; June 27th. Company A--Killed: Capt Cook, Corp Thomas Slaughter, Martin Burruss, Jos Burruss, Robt Burruss, Wm B Peake, Robert Powell, Ed Staples, Wounded: Sergt T Brockman, Reuben Newman, Herbert Newman, F D Hume, A Hensworth, Henry Diggs, W. T. Diggs, Jos. Brockman, S Cave, W. H. Richetis, J O Neal, A Walters. Company B.--Killed: J P Haynes, J W Franklin. Wounded: Capt. C. T. Crittenden, Lt. J A Grinnell, Sergt B B Ashley, Sergt. W A Judd, Roane Alicock, --Beckham, G Kilby, Jno F Freeman, Martin Smith, J R Tapp, Thos. Kilby, Stephen Green J.