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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
epartments of the Gulf and South created.—26. Skirmish near Denver City, Col., and fifty Confederate cavalry captured.—31. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reopened, after being closed nearly a year. Confederate camp at Union City, Tenn., captured, with a large amount of spoils.—April 1. General Banks drove the Confederates from Woodstock, Va. Battle at Putnam's Ferry, Ark., and Confederate stores captured.—2. The emancipation and compensation resolution passed the United States Senate. Appalachicola, Fla., surrendered to Union troops.—4. Departments of the Shenandoah and Rappahannock created. Pass Christian, on the Gulf coast, taken by National troops.—8. National tax bill passed the House of Representatives.—11. Bill for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia passed the House of Representatives.—12. General Hunter declares all the slaves in Fort Pulaski and on Cockspur Island free. Engagement at Martinsburg, Va.—15. Confederates cut the levee on the Ark
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pensacola. (search)
place (1783) the whole province was retroceded to Spain. In April, 1814, Andrew Jackson was commissioned a major-general in the army of the United States and appointed to the command of the 7th Military District. While he was yet arranging the treaty with the conquered Creeks, he had been alarmed by reports of succor and refuge given to some of them by the Spanish authorities at Pensacola, and of a communication opened with them by a British vessel which had landed arms and agents at Apalachicola. In consequence of his report of these doings, he received orders to take possession of Pensacola. But these orders were six months on the way. Meanwhile two British sloops-of-war, with two or three smaller vessels, had arrived at Pensacola, and were proclaimed (Aug. 4) as the van of a much larger naval force. Col. Edward Nichols had been permitted to land a small body of troops at Pensacola, and to draw around him, arm, and train hostile refugee Creeks. Jackson's headquarters were
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
r the right of secession......Jan. 2, 1861 Fort Pulaski, at the mouth of the Savannah River, Ga., seized by Georgia State troops......Jan. 3, 1861 United States arsenal seized at Mount Vernon, Ala., by the Alabama State troops......Jan. 4, 1861 Forts Morgan and Gaines, at the entrance of Mobile Bay, seized by the Alabama State troops......Jan. 5, 1861 Fernando Wood, mayor of New York, recommends secession to the common council......Jan. 6, 1861 United States arsenal at Apalachicola, Fla., seized by the Florida State troops......Jan. 6, 1861 Fort Marion and Fort St. Augustine, Fla., seized by Florida State troops......Jan. 7, 1861 Robert Toombs, Senator from Georgia, delivers his last speech in the Senate......Jan. 7, 1861 Star of the West, sent by the United States government to reinforce Fort Sumter with 200 men under Lieut. Charles R. Wood of the 9th Infantry, is fired on from Morris Island and forced to retire......Jan. 9, 1861 Ordinance of secession of
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Florida, (search)
1, 1850 Two State seminaries of learning organized, one at Palatka, known as the seminary east of the Suwanee, and the other at Tallahassee, known as the seminary west of the Suwanee......1857 Most of the Florida Indians emigrate to Indian Territory; United States troops mustered out......1858 Fort Marion seized by Confederates of St. Augustine by order of the governor......Jan. 7, 1861 Fort Clinch, in construction on Amelia Island, seized by Confederates......January, 1861 Apalachicola arsenal, established in 1833, captured by Confederates......January, 1861 State convention at Tallahassee passes an ordinance of secession—yeas 62, nays 7 —amending the constitution by inserting the words Confederate States in place of United States ......Jan. 10, 1861 Forts Barrancas and McRae and the navy-yards at Pensacola seized by Confederates......Jan. 12, 1861 Forts McRae and Barrancas dismantled......April, 1861 Federals in Fort Pickens, near Pensacola, are reinforced