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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 265 19 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 20 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 2 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. 10 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1860., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Perry, Benjamin Franklin 1805-1886 (search)
y, Benjamin Franklin 1805-1886 Lawyer; born in Pendleton District, S. C., Nov. 20, 1805; was admitted to the bar in 1827; was a strong Unionist, and was instrumental in organizing a Union party in South Carolina; founded a Union paper in Greenville, S. C., in 1850, entitled The Southern patriot. In 1860 he made strenuous efforts to prevent the secession of the State, but, being unsuccessful, embraced the Southern cause. His publications include Reminiscences of public men; and Sketches of mental in organizing a Union party in South Carolina; founded a Union paper in Greenville, S. C., in 1850, entitled The Southern patriot. In 1860 he made strenuous efforts to prevent the secession of the State, but, being unsuccessful, embraced the Southern cause. His publications include Reminiscences of public men; and Sketches of eminent American statesmen, with speeches and letters of Governor Perry, prefaced by an outline of the author's life. He died in Greenville, S. C., Dec. 3, 1886.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pickens, Andrew 1739- (search)
erved in the Cherokee War in 1761, and at the beginning of the Revolutionary War was made a captain of militia and soon rose to the rank of brigadier-general. He, with Marion and Sumter, by their zeal and boldness, kept alive the spirit of resistance in the South when Cornwallis overran South Carolina. He performed excellent service in the field during the war, and for his conduct at the battle of the Cowpens Congress voted him a sword. He led the Carolina militia in the battle of Eutaw Springs, and, in 1782, a successful expedition against the Cherokees. From the close of the war till 1793 he was in the South Carolina legislature, and was in Congress from 1793 to 1795. In the latter year he was made major-general of militia, and was in the legislature from 1801 to 1812. A treaty made by him with the Cherokees obtained from the latter the region of South Carolina now known as Pendleton and Greenville districts, and he settled in the former district, where he died Aug. 17, 1817.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
tes from each county meets at Jonesboro, chooses John Sevier president, and forms a constitution for the State of Frankland......Dec. 14, 1784 Constitution for the new State of Frankland accepted by a convention of the people, which meets at Greenville and chooses John Sevier to be governor of the State......November, 1785 Governor Caswell, of North Carolina, by proclamation denounces the revolt of Frankland as usurpation, and warns all to return to their allegiance to North Carolina....il 14, 1786 State of Frankland continues to exist under difficulties for about two years, courts being held by both governments, military officers appointed, and taxes levied which people pay to neither, until the legislature of Frankland at Greenville authorizes the election of two representatives to the legislature of North Carolina, members of Assembly are elected by the people, and the new State is reabsorbed......September, 1787 William Blount, Richard Dobbs, Spaight, and Hugh William
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), South Carolina, (search)
Van Buren appoints Joel R. Poinsett Secretary of War......March 7, 1837 During this and the two previous years 2,265 volunteers furnished for the Florida War......1838 Death of Governor Noble; Benjamin K. Hennegan, lieutenant-governor, succeeds him in office......April 7, 1840 Hugh S. Legare, Attorney-General of United States......Sept. 13, 1841 Tyler appoints Calhoun Secretary of War......March 6, 1844 Calhoun dies at Washington......March 31, 1850 Furman University at Greenville, chartered 1850, opened......1851 Convention of Southern Rights' Associations of the State resolve that with or without co-operation they are for dissolution of the Union ......May 8, 1851 State convention declares the right of the State to secede......1852 Governor Adams in his annual message recommends the revival of the slave-trade......Nov. 24, 1856 United States steamship Niagara sails from Charleston for Liberia with Africans captured from the Echo, a slave-ship sailing u