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John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 30 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 28 0 Browse Search
Eliza Frances Andrews, The war-time journal of a Georgia girl, 1864-1865 26 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 26 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death. 22 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
n, 1890, 1.289,600; 1900, 1,551,270. Capital, Jackson. Fernando De Soto, on his expedition, enters the present State of Mississippi near the junction of the Tombigbee and Black Warrior rivers; crosses the Pearl in Leake county, and reaches the Inshall the State assume, redeem, secure, or pay any indebtedness or pretended indebtedness claimed to be due by the State of Mississippi to any person, association, or corporation whatsoever, claiming the same as owners, holders, or assignees of any bc free schools; that Alcorn University be hereafter known as the Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi; to establish the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi; making the legislative sessionsState of Mississippi; making the legislative sessions biennial......1878 Mississippi Valley Cotton Planters' Association organized at Vicksburg......1879 Mississippi Valley Labor Convention meets at Vicksburg to consider the negroexodus question......May 5, 1879 Revised code of Mississippi law
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips 1809-1891 (search)
9-1891 Military officer: born in Princeton, N. J., Nov. 23, 1809; graduated at West Point in 1831, but left the army in 1839. He was employed in civil engineering and agriculture in Michigan and Minnesota until the breaking-out of the Civil War, when he became colonel of the 2d Minnesota volunteers. He commanded these in the battle of Mill Spring in January, 1862; and for his conduct there was made a brigadier-general in March. He commanded a brigade in Crittenden's division in northern Mississippi and Alabama; and when that officer was promoted (Oct. 1, 1862) General Van Cleve took command of the division, with which he did excellent service in the battle of Stone River, where he was wounded. In September, 1863, he performed good service in northern Georgia, particularly in the battle of Chickamauga. From 1863 to 1865 he was in command at Murfreesboro. He was mustered out of the volunteer service as brevet major-general March 13, 1865; and was adjutant-general of the State o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Veuillot, desire 1653-1732 (search)
Veuillot, desire 1653-1732 Explorer: born in Cahors, France, in 1653; was inspectorgeneral of the establishment of the West Indian Company in the Antilles, Louisiana, and Alabama, during which time he explored the Mississippi River as far as the Missouri. In 1665 he was forced to renounce the land grants he had obtained in upper Mississippi. He wrote A description of the Louisiana coast, with an account of a journey down the Mississippi; Historical notice of the Mississippi Company and of the settlement founded in Louisiana. He died in London, England, in 1732.
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