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sed Big and Little Haynes Creeks and encamped near Sheffield. November 18.--In compliance with orders issuedade and marched to Stone Mountain, and camped near Sheffield at twelve midnight. On the seventeenth, marched twMarched thirteen miles east, to three miles beyond Sheffield, and into Newton and Walton counties; crossed Big Bridge from this place. The road leading through Sheffield was taken, near which place we encamped for the nies. November 17th.--This day we marched through Sheffield and camped near Social Circle, a distance of aboutle Haynes Creeks, also Gum Creek. Marched through Sheffield at ten A. M., and encamped at five P. M. near Alcock A. M., Second division still leading us; passed Sheffield and Somers's Mills; camped four miles from Social r seventeenth, moved at six A. M., passing through Sheffield and Somers's Mill, crossing Big Haynes Creek shortber 16th. March resumed; bivouacked at night near Sheffield. 17th. Marched to vicinity of Social Circle, d
, moving out upon the Decatur road. Camped at twelve P. M., near Stone Mountain. 16th. Moved at eight A. M.; led the corps. Marched fifteen miles, crossing Yellow River at Rock Bridge, and halting for the night five miles beyond it on the Sheffield road. 17th. Moved at half-past 6 A. M., marching through Sheffield, over the Ulcofauhatchie, and encamped two miles from Social Circle. 18th. Moved at half-past 5 A. M., passing Rudden, and camped at half-past 5 P. M., one mile from MadSheffield, over the Ulcofauhatchie, and encamped two miles from Social Circle. 18th. Moved at half-past 5 A. M., passing Rudden, and camped at half-past 5 P. M., one mile from Madison. 19th. Moved at five A. M., passing through Madison. Halted for dinner at Buckhead Station, and continuing the march to within one and one half miles of Oconee River, on Georgia Railroad, tore up track afternoon and evening. 20th. Moved at seven A. M. toward Eatonton, passing Park's Bridge and Slade's Cross-Roads. Camped near Dunning's tannery, at six P. M. 21st. Moved at six A. M., toward Eatonton. 22d. Struck Eatonton Branch Railroad, and passing through Milledgeville a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Barnard, Frederick Augustus porter, 1809-1889 (search)
Barnard, Frederick Augustus porter, 1809-1889 Educator; born in Sheffield, Mass., May 5, 1809; was graduated at Yale College in 1828; president of the University of Mississippi in 1856-58, and chancellor in 1858-61. In 1861, on account of the Civil War, he resigned his offices in the university. He was president of Columbia F. A. P. Barnard. College, New York City, in 1864-88. At various times he held responsible appointments under the United States government, and was a member of many scientific and literary societies. He was a strong advocate of the higher education of women, and was instrumental in founding the women's Annex to Columbia College, which afterwards was given his name, and in 1900 was made a part of Columbia University. Among his works are Letters on College government; Report on collegiate education; Art culture; History of the American coast survey; University education; Undulatory Theory of light; Machinery and processes of the industrial Arts, and appar
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Barnard, John gross, 1815-1882 (search)
Barnard, John gross, 1815-1882 Military engineer: born in Sheffield, Mass., May 19, 1815; was graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1833, and entered the engineer corps. He was made captain in 1838; major in 1858; brevet brigadier-general of volunteers in 1861; lieutenant-colonel of regulars in 1863; brevet major-general of volunteers in 1864; brevet brigadier-general and brevet major-general of regulars, March, 1865; and colonel of the corps of engineers, regular army, Dec. 28, the same year. During the war with Mexico he fortified Tampico, and made surveys of the battle-fields around the capital. In 1850-51 he was chief engineer of the projected Tehuantepec Railroad; and in 1855-56 he was superintendent of the United States Military Academy. He was chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac, 1861-62; also chief engineer of the construction of the defences of the national capital from September, 1862, to May, 1864. He was chief engineer of the armies in the field
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fellows, John 1733-1808 (search)
Fellows, John 1733-1808 Military officer; born in Pomfret, Conn., in 1733; was in the French and Indian War (q. v.); was a member of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress in 1775; led a company of minute-men to Cambridge after the skirmish at Lexington, and was made brigadiergeneral of militia in June, 1776. He commanded a brigade in the battles of Long Island, White Plains, and Bemis's Heights, and was very active in the capture of Burgoyne, October, 1777. After the war he was high sheriff of Berkshire county. He died in Sheffield, Mass., Aug. 1, 1808.
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Roster of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
, Vt. 9 Dec 63; 29 Sep 65 Boston. Mero, Edward H. 19, —— —— Woodstock, Vt. 30 Nov 63; 20 Aug 65. Mero, Sylvester. 19; —— —— Woodstock, Vt. 5 Jan 64; 20 Aug 65. Rutland, Vt. Merriman, George F. Sergt. 22, sin.; farmer; W. Chester, Pa. 4 Mch 63; died of wound 1 Aug 63 Gen. Hos. Beaufort, S. C. Wounded 16 Jly 63 James Id. S. C. $50. Miller, John 25, sin.; barber; Philadelphia. 21 Feb 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. more, Edward 36, mar.; laborer; Sheffield. 7 Dec 63; 20 Aug 65. $325. Sheffield, Mass. Morris, George Corpl 22, mar.; seaman; Philadelphia. 3 Mch 63; 20 Aug 65. Wounded and pris. 20 Feb 64 Olustee, Fla.; Ex. 4 Mch 65 Goldsboro. N C.; ret. 7 Je 65. $50. Neal, Samuel 24, mar.; farmer; Philadelphia. 25 Feb 63; 20 Aug 65. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft Wagner. $50. Newport, Erastus 32, mar.; farmer; Monson. 7 Dec 63; 20 Aug 65. $325. Nicholas, Lemuel A. 24, mar.; shoemaker; Philadelphia. 21 Mch 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Died —— New York. Parker, Jeremiah 21,
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
State aid to the families of soldiers, and which was afterwards refunded by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $60.69; in 1862, $669.47; in 1863, $1,175.95; in 1864, $651.00; in 1865, $500.00. Total amount in four years, $3,058.11. Sheffield Incorporated June 22, 1733. Population in 1860, 2,621; in 1865, 2,461. Valuation in 1860, $1,103,728; in 1865, $1,206,820. The selectmen in 1861 and the four succeeding years were E. E. Callender, Abner Roys, Henry Burtch. The town-cor and clerk of the meeting petition the Governor, in behalf of the town, for the immediate assembling of the Legislature of this Commonwealth. On motion of E. F. Ensign, a resolution passed at a legal meeting of the inhabitants of the town of Sheffield, held on the 18th day of June, 1776, was read, and ordered to be put on file. A committee of five was appointed to report a series of resolutions. The committee were G. A. Root, E. F. Ensign, Z. Candee, Archibald Taft, and Leonard Tuttle. Th
siege of Port Hudson, May, 1863, to July 9, 1863. Engaged in the Red River expedition; present at the battles of Sabine Cross Roads, Apr. 8, 1864, Pleasant Hill, Apr. 9, 1864, and Cane River, Apr. 23, 1864. Received, Jan. 28, 1864, the thanks of Congress for the skill, courage and endurance which compelled the surrender of Port Hudson and thus removed the last obstruction to the free navigation of the Mississippi River. Mustered out, Aug. 24, 1865. Barnard, John Gross. Born at Sheffield, Mass., May 19, 1815. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1833. Brevet Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1833. Second Lieutenant, May 15, 1835. Captain, July 7, 1838. Brevet Major, May 30, 1848. Major, Dec. 13, 1858. Chief Engineer of the department of Washington, Apr. 21 to July 2, 1861. In the Manassas campaign of July, 1861; being present at the action of Blackburn's Ford, July 18; and battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; having directed the preliminary re
olonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Discharged, May 16, 1865. Worcester, David. Born in Massachusetts. Private, 29th Iowa Infantry, Aug. 15, 1862; mustered, Nov 12, 1862. Chaplain, Feb. 1, 1865; mustered, Mar. 6, 1865, Mustered out, Aug. 10, 1865. Wright, Edward. Born in Massachusetts. Major, 1st Ill. Cavalry, Sept. 7, 1861. Mustered out, July 14, 1862. Major and Aide-de-Camp, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 8, 1862. See U. S. Army. Wright, Marshall Bidwell. Born at Sheffield, Mass., Mar. 28, 1840. Private, 46th Ohio Infantry, Oct. 2, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Apr. 28, 1863. First Lieutenant, July 13, 1864. Captain, Feb. 2, 1865. Mustered out, July 22, 1865. Wyman, Luther F. Second Lieutenant, 39th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 22, 1862. First Lieutenant, Mar. 20, 1864. Captain, 2d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, May 8, 1865, to date, Feb. 18, 1865. Mustered out, Nov. 7, 1865. Young, Charles C. Residence in Massachusetts at time of enlistment. First Lieutenant, 9
pupil at Dr. John Hosmer's private school, as was one whose name was not recorded who died March 3, 1806. Lousianna Galluzza, a Native of Havanna Cuba, who died September 24, 1838, was a pupil at Mr. John Angier's school. These schools were kept in a house on Forest street, on the site of the one now standing, lately occupied by Joseph K. Manning (No. 37). The last two deaths were not by drowning. A tragic accident which excited much sympathy in Medford was the death by drowning at Sheffield, Mass., of Gertrude and Mary Lemist, August, 1859. They were children of Mr. and Mrs. George Lemist, whose first years of married life were spent in this town, Her father built for her the house later the home of General Lawrence. where they were very well known, Mrs. Lemist being a daughter of Deacon Samuel Train. The family was, at that time, living in New York, and the young girls had been spending the summer months with their uncle, Dr. H. D. Train. With a companion of their own age,
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