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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., chapter 5.76 (search)
, by Captain Harris. Our officers were Lieutenants Stevens, Grimball, Gift, Barbot, Wharton, and Rmediate direction of the first lieutenant, Henry Stevens, a religious soldier, of the Stonewall Jacwere firing by volleys. I ought to have told Stevens to hold off Grimball and Gift from the iron-cd as each one, acting under the steady eye of Stevens, seemed to think the result depended on himse. Unfit as we were for the offensive, I told Stevens to get under way and run out into the midst o lodged between the wood-work and the armor. Stevens promptly detailed a party to aid the carpentesed, to rise, I received a dispatch from Lieutenant Stevens saying that Van Dorn required him to steth or informing me on the subject, he ordered Stevens to obey Van Dorn without any regard to my ordbe at Baton Rouge at a certain date and hour, Stevens could not use that tender care which his engiEssex was seen approaching under full steam. Stevens, as humane as he was true and brave, finding [3 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
Paymaster, J. S. Woolson; Engineers: Acting-Chief, J. Q. A. Zeigler; Acting-First-Assistants, S. A. Randall and W. A. Phillips; Acting-Second-Assistants, B. C. Du Plaine and B. Smith; Acting-Third-Assistants, R. Aldridge, W. P. Whittemore, John Brice and T. J. Wilde; Gunner, P. Barrett. Onondaga--Third-rate. Commander, Wm. A. Parker; Lieutenant-Commander, J. M. Pritchett; Passed Assistant Surgeon, A. Hudson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, S. T. Browne; Acting-Masters, W. L. Hayes and Henry Stevens; Acting-Ensigns, J. De Kay, S C. Norton, Jr., M. E. Wandell and J. Brennan; Acting-Masters Mate, B. Heath, Jr.; Engineers: Chief, Alex. Henderson; First-Assistants, J. C. Hull; Second-Assistants, W. Fort, W. L. Nicoll and E. M. Lewis; Acting-Second-Assistant, C. Stanton; Third-Assistant, T. Cooke; Acting-Third Assistant, Julius Hillman. Shamrock--Third-rate. Commander, W. H. Macomb; Lieutenant, R. K. Duer; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, P. H. Barton; Acting-Assistant-Paymaster, Louis Sa
arted with the wounded for the flag-ship, arriving at about half-past 5 P. M. this day. Yours, very respectfully, W. B. Sheldon, Acting Master, Commanding. Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, Commanding N. A. Blockading Squadron. Report of pilot Henry Stevens. United States flag-ship Minnesota, off Newport news, Va., February 4, 1864. sir: According to your orders, I proceeded as pilot of the expedition in command of Acting Master A. B. Pierson, he having the two launches of this ship ud that previous to the boats turning round, three of the men were wounded and fell to the bottom of the launch. I saw the Briggs on fire, and also saw her blow up at fifty minutes past three P. M. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Henry Stevens, Pilot. Lieutenant Commander J. H. Upshur, Commanding United States Steamer Minnesota. Report of Assistant-Surgeon A. Matthewson. United States steamer Minnesota, off Newport news, Va., February 1, 1864. sir: I respectfully report
gine, low pressure, is covered with boiler iron, making her shot-proof against musketry, and is commanded by Lieutenant Davidson, of the rebel navy. This morning, at daylight, General Graham informed me that my services were no longer required at Smithfield, and requested me to cover the rear of his transports while going down the creek, which I did, and arrived at this place at 11.30 A. M. The officers and men of this vessel, as well as the officers and men of the Minnesota's launches, conducted themselves through this expedition in the most becoming manner, always ready and anxious to do their duty. Pilot Henry Stevens, of the Minnesota, deserves much credit in piloting this vessel, as well as the transports; were it not for him, we should not have been able to find the way to Smithfield without much difficulty. I am, Sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, D. A. Campbell, Acting Master, commanding. Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, Commanding North Atlantic Squadron.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stevens, Benjamin Franklin 1833- (search)
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin 1833- Bibliographer; born in Barnet, Vt., Feb. 19, 1833; son of Henry Stevens; educated in the University of Vermont; later became United States despatch agent in London and also agent to purchase books for American libraries. He spent more than thirty years drawing up manuscript alphabetical and chronological catalogue indexes of American historical matter, from 1763 to 1784, contained in numerous archives in England, Holland, France, and Spain. He also made 2,107 fac-similes of valuable historical papers found in European archives relating to the United States during 1773-83. He edited and published The campaign in, Virginia in 1787, in which is given the Cornwallis-Clinton controversy; and photographic fac-similes of Columbus's His own book of privileges, 1502, with English translation, etc.; General Sir William Howe's orderly book from June 17, 1775, to May 26, 1776, with Precis of the correspondence between the British government and General Ho
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stevens, Henry 1819- (search)
Stevens, Henry 1819- Bibliographer; born in Barnet, Vt., Aug. 24, 1819; graduated at Yale College in 1843; became interested in the early historical relations between America and England; went to the latter country in search of American historical matter in 1845, and remained abroad until his death, in South Hampstead, England, Feb. 28, 1886. He succeeded in gathering an immense amount of valuable material relating to the history of the United States, and had access to the original documents in the State Papers Office in London. His publications include Catalogue of a Library of works relating to America; Catalogue of American books in the Library of the British Museum; Historical and Geographical notes on the earliest discoveries in America; Schedule of 2,000 American Historical Nuggets; American books with tales to Ema; Who spoils our New English books? recollections of James Lenox, etc.
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
to Mr. Sheridan's, Frampton Court, Dorchester, where, the queen of Holland and other notable persons being among the guests, he assisted in the christening of Mr. Motley's granddaughter. While in London he visited the private libraries of Henry Huth, H. G. Bohn, Lord Exmouth, Robert S. Turner, and Edmund E. Benzon; also Cesnola's antiquities of Cyprus and Lord Exmouth's collection of porcelain, and was admitted to a private view of the porcelain and Dutch pictures of Buckingham Palace. Henry Stevens, of Trafalgar Square, arranged his visits to the libraries. W. W. Story, whom he plied with many questions of a technical character, was his companion on the visit to the Cesnola collection. Two American friends from Boston,—G. W. Smalley of the New York Tribune, and Henry T. Parker, a co-tenant of a suite of offices at No. 4 Court Street, twenty-five years before,—were assiduous in their attentions to him. He was very busy in the purchase of autographs and rare books, and frequented
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers, and soldiers who died as prisoners. (search)
id,1st Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Nov. 25, 1864. Steinhart, John W.,1st Mass. Cav.,Florence, S. C.,Oct. 27, 1864. Stephenson, John,2d Mass. Cav.,Millen, Ga.,Oct. 29, 1864. Stevens, Charles W.,1st Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 19, 1864. Stevens, E. L.,*2d Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Nov. 1, 1864. Stevens, Edward,2d Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Dec. 4, 1864. Stevens, Elbridge,39th Mass. Inf.,Richmond, Va.,--- Stevens, Frank H.,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 27, 1864. Stevens, Henry,28th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 6, 1864. Stevens, Jerome,59th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,Dec. 8, 1864. Stevens, John, Musician,20th Mass. Inf.,Florence, S. C.,--- Stevens, Thomas,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,July 3, 1864. Stevenson, Cushman T.,2d Mass. Cav.,Savannah, Ga.,Oct. 7, 1864. Steward, James A.,11th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 9, 1864. Stewart, Emery,32d Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Oct. 22, 1864. Stewart, James H.,12th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,Nov. 19
id,1st Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Nov. 25, 1864. Steinhart, John W.,1st Mass. Cav.,Florence, S. C.,Oct. 27, 1864. Stephenson, John,2d Mass. Cav.,Millen, Ga.,Oct. 29, 1864. Stevens, Charles W.,1st Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 19, 1864. Stevens, E. L.,*2d Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Nov. 1, 1864. Stevens, Edward,2d Mass. H. A.,Florence, S. C.,Dec. 4, 1864. Stevens, Elbridge,39th Mass. Inf.,Richmond, Va.,--- Stevens, Frank H.,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 27, 1864. Stevens, Henry,28th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 6, 1864. Stevens, Jerome,59th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,Dec. 8, 1864. Stevens, John, Musician,20th Mass. Inf.,Florence, S. C.,--- Stevens, Thomas,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,July 3, 1864. Stevenson, Cushman T.,2d Mass. Cav.,Savannah, Ga.,Oct. 7, 1864. Steward, James A.,11th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 9, 1864. Stewart, Emery,32d Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Oct. 22, 1864. Stewart, James H.,12th Mass. Inf.,Annapolis, Md.,Nov. 19
. J., 421 Stetson, A. O., 481 Stetson, G. F., 481 Stetson, J. H., 421 Stetson, J. W., 481 Stevens, A. H., Jr., 130, 158 Stevens, B. F., 421 Stevens, C. H., 481 Stevens, C. W., 552 Stevens, E. F., 481 Stevens, E. L., 2d Mass. H. A., 552 Stevens, E. L., 54th Mass. Inf., 421 Stevens, Edward, 2d Mass. H. A., 552 Stevens, Edward, 23d Mass. Inf., 481 Stevens, Edwin, 421 Stevens, Elbridge, 552 Stevens, F. H., 552 Stevens, Frank, 421 Stevens, G. T., 110 Stevens, George, 438 Stevens, Henry, 552 Stevens, Hiram, 481 Stevens, I. I., 70, 248 Stevens, J. H., 421 Stevens, James, 481 Stevens, Jerome, 552 Stevens, John, 552 Stevens, Orman, 421 Stevens, S. M., 421 Stevens, Thomas, 552 Stevens, W. G., 481 Stevens, W. O., 97 Stevens, W. S., 64 Stevenson, C. T., 552 Stevenson, R. H., 47 Stevenson, T. G., 46, 47, 119, 193, 234, 240, 262, 278, 302, 304, 421. Steward, J. A., 552 Stewart, A. M., 421 Stewart, C. W., 422 Stewart, Emery, 552 Stewart, J. C., 422 Stewar
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