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s of Washington, Oregon, Idaho (except so much of the latter as is embraced in the Yellowstone National Park) ; headquarters, Vancouver Barracks, Wash. Commander,------. Department of Cuba.--Consisting of the provinces of the Island of Cuba; headquarters, Havana, Cuba. Commander, Brig.-Gen. Leonard Wood. Department of Dakota.--States of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and so much of Wyoming and Idaho as is embraced in the Yellowstone National Park; headquarters, St. Paul, Minn. Commander, Brig.-Gen. James F. Wade. Department of the East.--New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and District of Porto Rico, embracing Porto Rico and adjacent islands; headquarters, Governor's Island, N. Y. Commander, Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke. Department of the Lakes.--States of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Census, United States (search)
Cincinnati, O.325,902296,90828,994 Pittsburg, Pa.321,616238,61782,999 New Orleans, La.287,104242,03945,065 Detroit, Mich.285,704205,87678,828 Milwaukee, Wis.285,315204,46880,847 Washington, D. C.278,718230,39248,326 Newark, N. J.246,070181,83064,240 Jersey City, N. J.206,433163,00343,430 Louisville, Ky.204,731161,12943,602 Minneapolis, Minn.202,718164,73837,980 Providence, R. I.175,597132,14643,451 Indianapolis, Ind.169,164105,43663,728 Kansas City, Mo.163,752132,71631,036 St. Paul, Minn.163,065133,15629,909 Rochester, N. Y.162,608133,89628,712 Denver, Col.133,859106,71327,146 Toledo, O.131,82281,43450,388 Allegheny, Pa.129,896105,28724,609 Columbus, O.125,56088,15037,410 Worcester, Mass.118,42184,65533,766- Syracuse, N. Y.108,37488,14320,231 New Haven, Conn.108,02781,29826,729 Paterson, N. J.105,17178,34726,824 Fall River, Mass.104,86374,39830,465 St. Joseph, Mo.102,97952,32450,655 Omaha, Neb.102,555140,452*37,897 Los Angeles, Cal.102,47950,39552,084 Memph
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davidson, John Wynn, 1824-1881 (search)
Davidson, John Wynn, 1824-1881 Military officer; born in Fairfax county, Va., Aug. 18, 1824; graduated at West Point in 1845, entering the dragoons. Accompanying Kearny to California in 1846, he was in the principal battles of the war with Mexico. He was also active in New Mexico, afterwards, against the Indians. In 1861 he was made major of cavalry, and early in 1862 brigadiergeneral of volunteers, commanding a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. After serving in the campaign on the Peninsula, he was transferred (August, 1862) to the Department of the Mississippi, and cooperated with General Steele in the capture of Little Rock, Ark. He was brevetted major-general of volunteers in March, 1865; promoted to lieutenant-colonel, 10th Cavalry, in 1866; was Professor of Military Science in Kansas Agricultural College in 1868-71; promoted to colonel, 2d Cavalry, in 1879. He died in St. Paul, Minn., June 26, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838- (search)
Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838- Statesman; born in Henderson, N. Y., June 16, 1838; Cushman Kellogg Davis. graduated at the University of Michigan in 1857; studied law and began practice in Waukesha, Wis. During the Civil War he served three years in the Union army. In 1865 he removed to St. Paul, Minn. He was a member of the Minnesota legislature in 1867; United States district attorney for Minnesota in 1868-73; governor of Minnesota in 1874-75; and elected to the United States Senate in 1887, 1893, and 1899. For several years he was chairman of the Senate committee on foreign relations, and familiarity with the international affairs of the United States led to his appointment as a member of the commission to negotiate peace with Spain after the war of 1898. He published The law in Shakespeare. He died in St. Paul, Nov. 27, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Franchere, Gabriel 1786- (search)
Franchere, Gabriel 1786- Pioneer; born in Montreal, Canada, Nov. 3, 1786; was connected with the American fur company organized by John Jacob Astor, and did much to develop the fur trade in the Rocky Mountains and the northern Pacific coast. He published a History of the Astor expeditions, in French, which was the first work containing detailed accounts of the Northwest Territory. When he died, in St. Paul, Minn., in 1856, he was the last survivor of the Astor expedition.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grand army of the republic, the. (search)
S. Kountz, Ohio. 19. Portland, Me., 1885; S. S. Burdett, Washington. 20. San Francisco, Cal., 1886; Lucius Fairchild, Wisconsin. 21. St. Louis, Mo., 1887; John P. Rea, Minnesota. 22. Columbus, O., 1888; William Warner, Missouri. 23. Milwaukee, Wis., 1889; Russell A. Alger, Michigan. 24. Boston, Mass., 1890; Wheelock G. Veasey, Vermont. 25. Detroit, Mich., 1891; John Palmer, New York. 26. Washington, 1892; A. G. Weissert, Wisconsin. 27. Indianapolis, Ind., 1893; John G. B. Adams, Massachusetts. 28. Pittsburg, Pa., 1894; Thomas G. Lawler, Illinois. 29. Louisville, Ky., 1895; Ivan N. Walker, Indiana. 30. St. Paul, Minn., 1896; Thaddeus S. Clarkson, Nebraska. 31. Buffalo, N. Y., 1897; John P. S. Gobin, Pennsylvania. 32. Cincinnati, O., 1898; Died Feb. 5, 1899. James A. Sexton, Illinois. 33. Cincinnati, O., 1898; W. C. Johnson, Ohio. 34. Philadelphia, Pa., 1899; Albert D. Shaw, New York. 35. Chicago, III., 1900; Leo Rassieur, Missouri.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ireland, John 1838- (search)
Ireland, John 1838- Clergyman; born in Burnchurch, County Kilkenny, Ireland, Sept. 11, 1838. When nine years old he came to the United States and received a primary education in the Catholic schools of St. Paul, Minn. In 1853 he went to France and took a preparatory course in the Meximieux Seminary, after which he received his theological training in the seminary of Hyeres. On Dec. 21, 1861, he was ordained a priest, and for a while served in the Civil War as chaplain of the 5th Minnesotclaim, may serve as a new link of friendship between the two countries, and a new incentive to generous rivalry in striving for the good of mankind. Very sincerely yours. William McKinley. Most Rev. John Ireland, Archbishop of St. Paul, St. Paul, Minn. The following is the principal part of the oration: To-day a nation speaks her gratitude to a nation; America proclaims her remembrance of priceless favors conferred upon her by France. We speak to France in the name of America, unde
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Johnson, Richard W. 1827-1897 (search)
Military officer; born in Livingston county, Ky., Feb. 7, 1827; graduated at West Point in 1849. He was a captain of cavalry in the Civil War until August, 1861, when he was made lieutenant-colonel of a Kentucky cavalry regiment. In October he was commissioned a brigadier-general of volunteers, and served under Buell. In the summer of 1862 he commanded a division of the Army of the Tennessee, and afterwards had the same command in the Army of the Cumberland. In the battles at Stone River and near Chickamauga, and in the Atlanta campaign, he was a most useful officer. He was severely wounded at New Hope Church, and commanded a division of cavalry in the battle of Nashville, in December, 1864. He was brevetted major-general, U. S. V. and U. S. A., for gallant services during the war; was retired in 1867; and was Professor of Military Science in the Missouri State University in 1868-69, and in the University of Minnesota in 1869-71. He died in St. Paul, Minn., April 21, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Neill, Edward Duffield 1823-1893 (search)
al army in 1861-64; secretary to the President for the signing of United States land patents in 1864-69; and United States consul at Dublin, Ireland, in 1869-70; later he joined the Reformed Episcopal Church, and was settled over a church in St. Paul, Minn., in 1884 His publications include History of Minnesota; Terra Mario;, or Threads of Maryland colonial history; English Colonization of America; Virginian Company of London; Founders of Maryland; Virginia Vetusa, the colony under James the fi69; and United States consul at Dublin, Ireland, in 1869-70; later he joined the Reformed Episcopal Church, and was settled over a church in St. Paul, Minn., in 1884 His publications include History of Minnesota; Terra Mario;, or Threads of Maryland colonial history; English Colonization of America; Virginian Company of London; Founders of Maryland; Virginia Vetusa, the colony under James the first; Virginia Caroloum; and Concise history of Minnesota. He died in St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 26, 1893
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Roman Catholic Church. (search)
es comes an increase of warlike perils, not only from commercial rivalry, but from that root of ambition and domination which grows in every heart, unless checked and subdued in time, and which in the past has been too often the source of violent injustice on the greatest scale. Apostolic delegation to the United States.—Sebastian Martinelli, Archbishop of Ephesus, Papal Delegate, Washington, D. C. Archbishops.—Baltimore, Md., James Gibbons, Cardinal, consecrated 1868; Boston, Mass., John J. Williams, 1866; Chicago, Ill., Patrick A. Feehan, 1865; Cincinnati, O., William H. Elder, 1857; Dubuque, Ia., John J. Keane, 1878: Milwaukee, Wis., Frederick Katzer, 1886; New Orleans, La., P. L. Chapelle, 1897; New York, N. Y., M. A. Corrigan, 1873; Portland, Ore., Alexander Christie, 1898; Philadelphia, Pa., Patrick J. Ryan, 1872; St. Louis, Mo., John J. Kain, 1875; St. Paul, Minn., John Ireland, 1875; San Francisco, Cal., Patrick W. Reardon, 1883; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Peter Bourgade, 18
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