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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 14 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 10 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 7 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bell, John, -1869 (search)
Bell, John, -1869 Statesman; born near Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 15, 1797; was graduated at Cumberland College (now the University of Nashville) in 1814, and studied law in Franklin, Tenn. In 1817 he was elected to the State Senate. After the expiration of his term he practised law till 1827, when he was elected to Congress. he served in the House of Representatives till 1841 by re-elections. After abandoning his free-trade views, he became one of the founders of the Whig party (q. v.), and was elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 1834. President Harrison appointed him Secretary of War in 1841, but he resigned with other members of the cabinet (excepting Daniel Webster) when President Tyler left the Whig party. In 1847-59 he was a member of the United States Senate, and in 1860 he was the unsuccessful candidate of the constitutional Union party (q. v.) for President, with Edward Everett for Vice-President. He died in Cumberland, Tenn., Sept. 10, 1869.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
Tenn.; Confederates defeated. Independence, Mo., surrendered to the Confederates.—12. Gallatin, Tenn., surrendered to Morgan's guerillas. Battle at Yellow Creek, Clinton co., Tenn.; Confederates defeated.—18. Confederate Congress reassembled at Richmond.—19. Department of the Ohio formed of the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky east of the Tennessee River, and including Cumberland Gap. Cavalry expedition to Charleston, Mo.—20. Clarkesville, on the Cumberland, Tenn., surrendered to the Confederates.—21. Gallatin, Tenn., surrendered to the Confederates.—22. Catlett's Station, Va., captured by Stuart's cavalry.— 24. Battle between Bloomfield and Cape Girardeau, Mo.; the Confederates were defeated.—25. Skirmish at Waterloo Bridge, Va. Combined military and naval expedition under General Curtis and Commander Davis returned to Helena, Ark., having captured the Confederate steamer Fair Play, containing a large quantity of smallarms and ammuni
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
ndividuals by North Carolina......September, 1798 Great revival of religion, begun in Kentucky in 1800, spreads through Tennessee......1801 Nashville chosen as seat of government by legislature......1802 General Wilkinson builds Fort Pickering at Memphis......1803 Public reception given to Aaron Burr at Nashville......May 28, 1805 Congress grants 1,000 acres in one tract for academies in Tennessee, one in each county; 1,000 acres more for two colleges, Blount in the east and Cumberland in the west......1806 Nashville Bank, the first in Tennessee, chartered......1807 Cumberland Presbyterian Church organized......Feb. 4, 1810 John Sevier dies near Fort Decatur, Ala......Sept. 24, 1815 Gens. Andrew Jackson and Isaac Shelby obtain by treaty from the Chickasaws a cession of their lands north of lat. 35° and east of the Mississippi River, known as the Jackson purchase......Oct. 19, 1818 First conveyance of town lots in Memphis made......May, 1819 Madison co