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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
and St. Philip on the Mississippi, below the city, then in charge of Major Beauregard; also Fort Pike, on Lake Pontchartrain, and the arsenal at Baton Rouge. A part of General Palfrey's division went down the river in a steam-vessel, and on the evening of Jan. 10, 1861, the commander of Fort St. Philip (Dart) surrendered it; but the commander of Fort Jackson (Sergeant Smith), which surrendered, gave up the keys under protest. State troops seized Fort Livingston, on Grand Terre Island, Barataria Bay, at the same time, and on the 20th the unfinished fort on Ship Island was seized and held by the Confederates. Troops left New Orleans, 300 in number, under Colonel Walton, on the evening of Dec. 9, in a steamvessel, and on the following evening arrived at Baton Rouge to seize the arsenal, then in command of Major Haskin. He was compelled to surrender it on the 11th. By this act the Confederates were put in possession of 50,000 small-arms, four howitzers, twenty pieces of heavy ordnan
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
Admiral Lord Gambier, Henry Goulbourn, and William Adams, British commissioners, at Ghent, Belgium......Aug. 8, 1814 Creek Indians, by treaty, surrender a great part of their territory to the United States......Aug. 9, 1814 Banks in the District of Columbia suspend......Aug. 27, 1814 John Armstrong, Secretary of War, resigns......Sept. 3, 1814 [He was blamed for the capture of Washington.] Third session convenes......Sept. 19, 1814 A resort of pirates and smugglers at Barataria Bay broken up, without resistance, by Commodore Patterson......Oct. 16, 1814 The Star-Spangled banner first sung at the Holliday Street Theatre, Baltimore......October, 1814 General Jackson occupies Pensacola......Nov. 6, 1814 Elbridge Gerry, of Massachusetts, fifth Vice-President of the United States, dies at Washington, D. C., aged seventy......Nov. 23, 1814 Hartford Convention meets at Hartford, Conn.......Dec. 15, 1814 Martial law proclaimed in New Orleans by General Jacks