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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 26 4 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 6 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 2 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 2 0 Browse Search
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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 8: declaration of principles (search)
st, both before and after the formal organization was made, gave this movement efficient support, but its chief organ and principal champion thenceforth was the Tribune. While that great journal had thrown itself with all its force into the cause of freedom, it was not indifferent to anything else which concerned either the interests or the comforts of the public. It is an interesting circumstance that on October 3d of the same year it published an article favoring the establishment of Central Park in New York, and on the 11th one on railroad progress, in which it advocated sleeping and eating cars, in the following words: Eating at our railroad stations is a very unsatisfactory and unwholesome performance. The passengers should eat as the cars roll on, leaving the time of stoppages for wood and water at their disposal. At 7 A. M. the provider should step aboard with his cooked food, which he deposits in a baggage half-car at the head of the train, where he should have a sto
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 28: closing period (search)
His love of finding interest for the mind in everything he did made the world a joy and a delight to him in all its parts. His body was as vigorous and healthy as his mind. It was in harmony with all its surroundings. He was a strong and sturdy walker, an excellent swimmer, a fair boatman, and an admirable horseman, skilled in all the arts of the high school. He doubtless rode in boyhood, but he first began to ride for exercise when his intimate friend Frederick Law Olmsted was making Central Park. In this art as in the others the ordinary and commonplace did not satisfy him. He wanted to be a master of it, and was fortunate in finding an old Spanish gentleman who was an accomplished horseman, and under whose instruction he worked as hard at both riding and training horses as he did at his other occupations. With the close and intelligent application he gave to his daily lessons, he not only learned how to sit and handle a horse in motion with ease and satisfaction, but how to gi
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
l, Lew, 144. Canada, annexation of, 133. Canby, General, 348, 356, 366. Carlisle, 463, 464, 465, 510, 511. Carlyle, 21, 56. Carnot, 66. Caroline, the, 8. Carter, Robert, 172, 173. Cass, Lewis, 125. Cavaignac, General, 64, 66, 67, 72, 74, 75, 86, 87, 89. Cavalry, Bureau, 303, 304, 306, 307; Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, 267; remounts, 258, 307; contracts for, 307-309, 353. Cedar Creek, 346. Central America, 133. Centralization of government, 459. Central Park, 139, 150. Chadwick, George, 195. Champion's Hill, 221, 223, 225. Chandler, William E., 444. Channing, 28, 33, 35. Charleston, 251; on the Hiwassee, 295. Characteristics of Dana, 502, 503, 508-511. Chase, Salmon P., 153, 162, 178, 179, 182, 183, 398. Chattahoochee, 343. Chattanooga, 36, 234, 254, 256, 257, 260, 262, 268, 269, 271, 273, 274, 277, 279, 286, 291, 294, 296, 297, 300, 309, 311, 339, 344; and Atlanta campaign, 300. Chesnut, Senator, 153. Chicago, 359, 361