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dier was encased in bags of quinine. He was relieved of his load and allowed to proceed. The lady was also permitted to pass. When asked what she intended to do with the articles taken from her and the boy, she replied that she wished to make a little money. The skirt taken from her weighed thirty-five pounds, and the silk is valued at eight dollars per pound.--Baltimore News, December 3. The Seventy-fifth regiment, New York Volunteers, Col. Dodge, being the second regiment from Cayuga County, left Auburn for Washington.--N. Y. Herald, December 2. General Price has issued a proclamation to the people of Missouri, dated at Neosho, in which he calls for fifty thousand troops, and states that the exigencies of the situation demand that they shall be promptly furnished, as the term of service--six months--for which his present force was enlisted, is closing, and many of his men are leaving for their homes. He complains of the apathy and inactivity of the wealthy secessionis
e Gulf of Mexico, near the coast. After landing, Gen. Phelps issued a proclamation to the loyal citizens of the South-West, which called forth some sharp criticism at the North as well as the South.--(Doc. 211.) The First independent battery of New York State Volunteer artillerists arrived in New York, from Albany. They number one hundred and fifty-six men, and are under the command of Captain T. J. Kennedy. The majority of the men have been enlisted from the plough and harrow in Cayuga County, and are a fine-looking set of young men. They are fully uniformed, but without sabres or guns, both of which await them in Washington. Their pieces are to consist of four ten-pound rifled Parrott guns, and two twelve-pound howitzers. Gen. Prentiss, at St. Joseph, Mo., addressed a large crowd of the citizens of that place, declaring in the most solemn manner that he would compel every secessionist there to take an oath of allegiance to the United States Government, or he would set
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opposing forces in the operations at New Orleans, La. (search)
d. Wounded. Total. Hartford   5 5 3 10 13 18 Brooklyn       9 26 35 35 Richmond       2 4 6 6 Pensacola       4 33 37 37 Mississippi       2 6 8 8 Oneida   15 15   3 3 18 Varuna       3 9 12 12 Iroquois   3 3 6 22 28 31 Cayuga         6 6 6 Itasca         4 4 4 Katahdin 1   1       1 Kineo       1 8 9 9 Pinola       3 7 10 10 Sciota         2 2 2 Winona       3 5 8 8 Portsmouth         1 1 1 Harriet Lane       1 1 2 2 Norfolk Packet   1 1     the Colorado.           1   21   1 1 22 Oneida   2       4       3     9   1 1 10 Varuna         8         2     10       10 Iroquois   2   2 Transferred from the Colorado.   4     1     1 Transferred from the army. 10   1 1 11 Cayuga   1               1     2 2   2 4 Itasca     1     2         1   4       4 Katahdin   1                 1   2 2   2 4
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 13: the capture of New Orleans. (search)
outh, 17; gun-boats Varuna, Captain Boggs, 12; Cayuga, Lieutenant Harrison, 5; Winona, Lieutenant Ni the fleet moved on, when the discovery of the Cayuga, Captain Bailey's ship, just as she had passedsmouth were following close in the wake of the Cayuga, and in all respects imitated her example; andir light and air, I cannot pretend to say. The Cayuga encountered that flotilla as soon as she passed the attempts to board her. Thus he saved the Cayuga. He did more. In his maneuvers he was offensida, Captain Lee, came to his rescue. Then the Cayuga, which had been struck forty-two times during When Captain Bailey withdrew with the crippled Cayuga, and left the View at the Quarantine groundsnel Szymanski, a Pole. On the approach of the Cayuga they attempted to flee, but a volley of canistsignal for close order, was far ahead with the Cayuga, and for twenty minutes she sustained a heavy ed forward with the Hartford, and, passing the Cayuga, gave the batteries such destructive broadside[1 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
ooner Anita 75,489 99 5,650 70 69,839 29 New Orleans April 12, 1864 Granite City. Schooners Active and Blue Bell 875 10 172 71 702 39 do April 12, 1864 Owasco, Cayuga. Steamer Alabama 131,364 10 10,412 60 120,951 50 do April 23, 1864 San Jacin to, Eugene, Tennessee. Steamer Alice Vivian 237,300 81 20,240 28 217,060 53 Keyceeds do   Ariel. Schooner Betsey 1,700 00 865 42 834 58 New Orleans April 12, 1864 Antona.   Brandy, 29 cases of, etc 183 00 123 32 59 68 do April 12, 1864 Cayuga. Schooner Belle. 1,439 31 678 85 760 46 New York April 12, 1864 Potomska. Boat, sail, 1 452 55 221 71 230 84 New Orleans April 12, 1864 Corypheus. Boats,enry. Steamer St. John's 47,792 40 2,332 89 45,459 51 Boston Mar. 22, 1864 Stettin.   Sugar, 14 bbls., etc. 1,176 07 205 60 970 47 New Orleans July 19, 1864 Cayuga, Owasco. Steamer Southern Merchant 3,000 00 481 30 2,518 70 do Oct. 2, 1865 Diana.   Shoes, 498 pairs $80.13 1/2 paid as salvage to Samuel Butler. Prize
ege of Petersburg, Va. 15     Present, also, at Fort Stevens; Snicker's Gap; Charlestown; Halltown; Smithfield; Hatcher's Run; Appomattox. notes.--Organized, originally, as the One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Infantry. It was recruited in Cayuga and Wayne counties, and left Auburn on September 12, 1862. While stationed in the fortifications about Washington it was changed to heavy artillery November 9, 1862, and two additional companies, L and M, were added. Company M was organized oriPicket, June 11, 1864 1 Present, also, at Auburn; Cold Harbor; Mine Run; Morton's Ford; Deep Bottom; Strawberry Plains; Hatcher's Run; Sailor's Creek; Farmville; Appomattox. notes.--Organized at Auburn, N. Y., from companies recruited in Cayuga and Wayne counties. The regiment was mustered into service on August 20, 1862, and left Auburn the following day for Harper's Ferry, where, after joining that ill-fated garrison, it was included in its surrender shortly afterwards. The men were
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), The organization of the Federal Navy (search)
ate was still to come. Farragut could never get used to it, contending that in old wooden ships like the Hartford a shot would pass clean through both sides, doing less damage than when penetrating an ironclad. The Pensacola formed a splendid type of the steam sloop-of-war, of which the Hartford, Farragut's famous flagship, was the latest addition to the navy at the outbreak of the war. When Farragut fought his way past the forts below New Orleans, the Pensacola (after the grounding of the Cayuga ) was first in line. Her captain, Henry W. Morris, deliberately slowed up and stopped frequently opposite the forts, as did the Mississippi, so that their powerful batteries might take effect while the smaller vessels got by. in process of construction at the close of the year in the Government shipyards, and one at the New York Navy-Yard being built by a private contractor. Every place where serviceable ships could be laid down was soon put to use, and in private yards, at the close o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fillmore, Millard 1800- (search)
Fillmore, Millard 1800- Thirteenth President of the United States; born in Locke (now Summerhill), Cayuga co., N. Y., June 7, 1800. At the time of his birth Cayuga county was a wilderness, with few settlements, the nearest house to that of the Fillmores being 4 miles distant. Mr. Fillmore's early education was limited, and at the age of fourteen years he was apprenticed to a fuller. He became fond of reading, and at the age of nineteen years desired to study law. He made an arrangement Cayuga county was a wilderness, with few settlements, the nearest house to that of the Fillmores being 4 miles distant. Mr. Fillmore's early education was limited, and at the age of fourteen years he was apprenticed to a fuller. He became fond of reading, and at the age of nineteen years desired to study law. He made an arrangement with his master to pay him $30 for the two years of the unexpired term of his apprenticeship, and studied law with Walter Wood, who gave him his board for his services in his office. In 1821 he went on foot to Buffalo, where he arrived, an entire stranger, with $4 in his pocket. There he continued to study law, paying his expenses by teaching school and assisting in the postoffice. In 1823, although he had not completed the requisite period of study to be admitted to the bar, he was admitt
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawley, Charles 1819-1885 (search)
Hawley, Charles 1819-1885 Author; born in Catskill, N. Y., Aug. 19, 1819; graduated at Williams College in 1840, and at the Union Theological Seminary in 1844: pastor of a Presbyterian church in Auburn, N. Y., in 1858-85; and a special United States commissioner to Denmark in 1867. He was the author of Early chapters of Cayuga history; Early chapters of Seneca history; History of first Presbyterian Church of Auburn, N. Y. He died in Auburn, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1885.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jesuit missions. (search)
as sent to the Mohawks in July, 1667; left there for the Senecas in October, 1668, where he remained a few years. Pierre Rafeix, at Onondaga from 1656 to 1658; chaplain in Courcelle's expedition in 1665; sent to the Cayugas in 1671, thence to Seneca, where he was in 1679. Jacques Bruyas, sent to the Mohawks, July, 1667, and to the Oneidas in September, where he spent four years, and thence returned to the Mohawks in 1672; was at Onondaga in 1679, 1700, and 1701. Etienne de Carheil, sent to Cayuga in 1668, and was absent in 1671-72; returned, and remained until 1684. Pierre Milet was sent with De Carheil to the Cayugas in 1668, and left in 1684; was at Niagara in 1688, and was taken prisoner at Cataraqua in 1689. Jean Pierron was sent to the Mohawks in July, 1667: went among the Cayugas in October, 1668, and was with the Senecas after 1672, where he was in 1679. Jean de Lamberville was at Onondaga in 1671-72; was sent to Niagara in 1687. Francis Boniface was sent to the Mohawks in
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