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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alger, Horatio, 1834-1899 (search)
Alger, Horatio, 1834-1899 Author; born in Revere, Mass., Jan. 13, 1834; graduated at Harvard in 1852. After spending several years in teaching and journalism he was ordained as a Unitarian minister in 1864. He removed to New York City in 1866. He published Bertha's Christmas vision; Nothing to do, a poem; Frank's campaign, or, what a boy can do; Helen Ford, a novel; a volume of poems; Ragged Dick; Luck and pluck; Tattered Tom; Frank and fearless; His young Bank messenger, etc. He died in Natick, Mass., July, 18, 1899.
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
of the war but four municipalities; viz., the cities of Boston and Chelsea, and the towns of North Chelsea and Winthrop. Since the war the city of Roxbury and the town of Dorchester, in Norfolk Coun delicacies, 107 bottles of wine and cordials, besides compresses, bandages, pads, etc. North Chelsea Incorporated March 19, 1848. Name changed to Revere, 1871. Population in 1860, 921; in 18llars to pay the same. At this meeting a letter was read from Captain William B. Eaton of North Chelsea, commanding the United States barque Ethan Allen, presenting a rebel flag captured by him neizens for money subscribed and paid by them for recruiting purposes during the past year. North Chelsea furnished one hundred and fourteen men for the war, which was a surplus of seven over and ab$1,625.00; in 1864, $1,720.11; in 1865, $1,000.00. Total amount, $5,686.75. The ladies of North Chelsea held meetings from time to time, and forwarded clothing, lint, and supplies of various kinds
Milton 507 Monroe 274 Monson 310 Montague 275 Monterey 87 Montgomery 311 Mount Washington 88 N. Nahant 222 Nantucket 478 Natick 433 Needham 609 New Ashford 90 New Bedford 141 New Braintree 653 Newbury 223 Newburyport 225 New Marlborough 91 New Salem 277 Newton 435 Norton 145 Northampton 351 North Andover 229 Northbridge 656 North Bridgewater 564 Northborough 654 North Brookfield 658 North Chelsea 598 Northfield 278 North Reading 439 O. Oakham 659 Orange 280 Orleans 43 Otis 93 Oxford 660 P. Palmer 313 Paxton 661 Peabody (see South Danvers) 243 Pelham 352 Pembroke 566 Pepperell 440 Peru 95 Petersham 662 Phillipston 664 Pittsfield 96 Plainfield 354 Plymouth 568 Plympton 571 Prescott 354 Princeton 665 Provincetown 46 Q. Quincy 511 R. Randolph 513 Raynham 147 Readin
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
formerly pastor of the Baptist Church in Lockport, N. Y., entered upon his labors the first Sabbath in March, 1855, and on the 25th of the same month he was publicly recognized by religious services. He received the degree of D. D. from Chicago University. His ministry was diligent and successful for somewhat more than sixteen years. It had an unexpected and tragical termination on Saturday evening, Aug. 26, 1871, when a disastrous collision of cars occurred on the Eastern Railroad, at Revere, Mass., by which about thirty persons were killed, Among the killed was Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett, D. D., born in Cambridge, May 4, 1801, H. C. 1820, for many years colleague-pastor (with Rev. W. E. Channing, D. D.), and afterwards sole pastor of the church now in Arlington Street, Boston. and a still larger number wounded,—some of them fatally. Among those who were killed outright was Dr. Mason. He died at his post, while engaged in his Master's service; for the object of his journey was t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, I. List of officers from Massachusetts in United States Navy, 1861 to 1865. (search)
neysuckle.East Gulf.June 21, 1865.Resigned.Actg. Master's Mate. Officers from Massachusetts in United States Navy—Continued. name.Where Born.State of which a Citizen.State from which Appointed.appointment.Vessels on which Served.Squadron.Termination of service. Date.RankDate.Discharged or Otherwise.Rank. Eaton, Horace B.,Mass.Mass.Mass.June 1, 1864.Actg. Master's Mate.Gladiolus; Powhatan.So. Atlantic; So. Pacific.June 9, 1868.Hon. discharged.Mate. Eaton, William B., Credit, North Chelsea.Mass.Mass.Mass.Aug. 26. 1861.Actg. Vol. Lieut.Ethan Allen.East Gulf.Dec. 14, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. Vol. Lt.-Comdr. Dec. 12, 1864.Actg. Vol. Lt.-Comdr.Circassian; Fort Morgan.Supply Steamer. Eayers, Charles G. A., Asst. Surgeon, 17th Regt., Mass. Vols.-Mass.Mass.Nov. 30, 1861.Actg. Asst. Surgeon.J. L. Chambers.East Gulf.July 21, 1862.Resigned.Actg. Asst. Surgeon. Eddy, Daniel B.Mass.Mass.Mass.Aug. 28, 1861.Actg. Master.--Sept. 4, 1861.Appointment revoked.Actg. Master. Eddy,
y, July 2, 1876. See U. S. Army. Potter, Henry Langdon. Born at Monterey, Mass., Mar. 26, 1828. Lieut. Colonel, 71st N. Y. Infantry, July 18, 1861. Colonel, May 1, 1863. Discharged, Dec. 31, 1864. Potter, Robert B. See General Officers. Pratt, Caleb S. Born in Massachusetts. Second Lieutenant, 1st Kan. Infantry, June 3, 1861. Killed at the battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo., Aug. 10, 1861. Pratt, Calvin Edward. See General Officers. Pratt, Henry. Born at North Chelsea, Mass., Aug. 16, 1838. Private, 12th N. Y. Infantry, Apr. 19, 1861. Mustered out, Aug. 5, 1861. First Lieutenant, 89th N. Y. Infantry, Sept. 15, 1861. Captain, Nov. 11, 1862. Resigned, Dec. 27, 1862. Died at New York City, Sept. 22, 1892. Pratt, Isaac V. Born in Massachusetts. Lieut. Colonel, 18th Mo. Infantry, Aug. 17, 1861. Discharged, May 11, 1863. Died, May 5, 1893. Pratt, James Hervey. Born at Plainfield, Mass., Dec. 27, 1825. First Lieutenant, Regimental Quartermaste
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, XIV. Massachusetts women in the civil war. (search)
Milton. Milton Hill. Montague. Myricks. Nahant. Nantucket. Natick. Needham. Neponset. New Bedford. New Braintree. New Marlborough. New Salem. Newburyport. Newton. Newton Corner. Newton Lower Falls. Newton Upper Falls. Newtonville. North Abington. North Adams. Northampton. North Andover. North Attleborough. North Billerica. Northborough. Northbridge. North Bridgewater. North Brookfield. North Cambridge. North Chelsea. North Easton. North Leominster. North Leverett. North Marshfield. North Rehoboth. North Scituate. North Sharon. North Woburn. North Wrentham. Orange. Orleans. Osterville. Oxford. Paxton. Pembroke. Pepperell. Petersham. Phillipston. Pigeon Cove. Pocasset. Princeton. Provincetown. Quincy. Randolph. Raynham. Reading. Readville. Rehoboth. Rockport. Rowe. Roxbury. Salem. Salisbury. Sandwich.
88 persons killed, Jan. 11, 1860 Cars ran off Eastern R. R. bridge, 4 men killed, Nov. 21, 1862 Otis place wall fell, 6 men badly injured, Feb. 4, 1866 Wall fell in Orange lane, 3 children killed, Apr. 21, 1866 Accidents Three men suffocated in a cess-pool, Pembroke street, June 23, 1866 Wall fell in Summer street, 5 men badly injured, Feb. 1, 1867 Broad street Sugar Refinery fell, 3 men killed, July 24, 1868 Three men killed on Atlantic avenue, May 23, 1870 At Revere, on Eastern R. R., 32 persons killed, Aug. 26, 1871 At City Hall elevator, Engineer Whorf killed, Nov. 7, 1876 Runaway team killed Mr. Hill, corner Beacon and Tremont streets, Jan. 14, 1877 Boiler explosion at East Boston, 2 men killed, Mar. 23, 1877 Staging in Blackstone square fell, many persons injured, Sep. 17, 1877 At Wollaston, Old Colony R. R., 5 killed, many injured, Oct. 8, 1878 Sloop capsized in the harbor, 5 persons drowned, June 8, 1879 Several lives lost in
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union, Company D. (search)
1, m; seaman. Feb. 15, 1864. Deserted Dec. 30, 1864, Boston. John Barry, Boston, 24, s; stonecutter. Dec. 30, 1864. M. O Sept. 28, 1865. George W. Batchelder, Boston, 22, m; photographer. Dec. 27, 1863. Absent, sick in hospital, Annapolis Junction, Md. Joseph A. Beatty, Boston, 27, m; cook. Aug. 19, 1862. Disch. disa Jan. 18, 1864. Frank Beaver, Montreal, Cr. Northfield, 25, s; blacksmith. March 15, 1864. Absent, sick M. O. Regt. Sept. 28, 1865. James E. Bickers, North Chelsea, 30, s; painter. Dec. 8. 1863. M. O. Sept.. 28, 1865. Josiah Bickford, Boston, 40, s; carpenter. Aug. 20, 1862. Disch. disa. Jan. 18, 1864. Warren W. Bidwell, Manchester, Ct., Cr. Boston, 19, s; gunsmith. Dec,. 23, 1863. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Prior serv. James A. Blodgedt, Maiden, 18, s; clerk.. Dec. 11, 1863. Died Sept. 24, 1864, Salisbury, N. C. Christian H. H. Bommizyu, Somerville, 26, m; sailor. Sept. 17, 1862. Disch. May 20, 1865. George H. Bosworth, Troy,
n, 18, 90. Pierce, —, 29. Pierce, Augusta Smith, 71. Pierce, James, 16. Pierce, John, 71. Pierce, Sarah, 71. Pierce, William, 32. Pigeon, John, 88. Plymouth, Mass., 30. Poor (family), 42. Portsmouth, N. H., 21, 37. Pound, The, 24. Powder House, 20, 31. Prentice, Rev., Thomas, 45. Prospect Hill, 38, 57, 60. Putnam (General), 58. Quincy Market, 4. Raising of the Flag on Prospect Hill, 62. Rand, John, 43. Rand, Samuel, 16. Rand, William, 16. Reed, Seth, 16. Revere, Mass., 71. Revere, Paul, 60. Rice, Edmund, 55. Riddle, George, 42. Ring, —, 22. River Meadow Brook, 1. Rockie Meadow, 54. Roxbury, Mass., 9, 38. Royal House, 3. Royal, Isaac, 19, 20, 31, 93. Royal, Isaac, Esq., 19. Royal, Isaac, Sr., 19. Russell, Daniel, 11, 12, 14, 46. Russell, Rev., Daniel, 12. Russell, James, 43. Russell, Joseph, 18. Russell, Philemon, 91. Russell, Philemon R., 18. Russell, Thomas, 31. Russell, Walter, 89. Sagamore, John, 31. Salstonstall, Richard,
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