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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Arizona, (search)
f Arizona south of the Gila......Dec. 30, 1853 Act of Congress organizing the Territory......Feb. 24, 1863 Gov. John N. Goodwin, in camp at Navajo Springs, formally organizes the territorial government and fixes its temporary seat near Fort Whipple......Dec. 29, 1863 First territorial legislature adopts a mining law and the so-called Howell code of general laws; sits......Sept. 26–Nov. 10, 1864 Tueson made the capital by a majority of one vote......1867 Arizona a military distri Powell, for the Smithsonian Institution with a party of ten, in four boats, descends the cañon of the Colorado from Green River to Rio Virgin......May–August, 1869 Arizona and southern California made a military department, headquarters at Fort Whipple......1869 Forty citizens and 100 Papagos from Tucson and vicinity massacre eighty-five Indian prisoners of war (seventy-seven of them women and children) at Camp Grant, and capture thirty, who are sold to the Papagos as slaves. (One hundred