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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Williams, Edwin 1797-1854 (search)
Williams, Edwin 1797-1854 Author; born in Norwich, Conn., March 7, 1797; settled in New York City, where he served many years as secretary of the American Institute; and was connected with the principal geographical, statistical, and historical societies of the United States. His publications include The politician's manual; New universal Gazetter; Book of the Constitution; New York as it is; Arctic voyages; The statesman's manual (carried on after his death by Benson J. Lossing); Wheat trade of the United States and Europe; Presidents of the United States; The twelve stars of the republic, etc. He died in New York City, Oct. 21, 1854.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Woodbridge, William 1780-1861 (search)
Woodbridge, William 1780-1861 Governor; born in Norwich, Conn., Aug. 20, 1780; went with his father to Marietta, O., in 1791, being one of the first settlers of the Northwestern Territory; was admitted to the bar in 1806; prosecuting attorney for New London county, O., in 1808-14; made secretary of Michigan Territory by President Madison, and settled in Detroit; member of Congress in 1819-20; judge of the Michigan Supreme Court in 1828-32; governor of Michigan in 1840-41, member of the United States Senate in 1841-47. He died in Detroit, Mich., Oct. 20, 1861.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Woodward, Ashbel 1804-1885 (search)
Woodward, Ashbel 1804-1885 Physician; born in Wellington, Conn.. June 26, 1804; graduated at the medical department of Bowdoin College in 1829, and practised in Franklin, Conn.; was surgeon of the 26th Army Corps in the Civil War and was present at the fall of Port Hudson. He spent much time in historical research. He was the author of Vindication of Gen. Israel Putnam; Historical account of the Connecticut Medical Society; Biographical sketches of the early Physicians of Norwich; Life of Gen.. Nathaniel Lyon; The two hundredth anniversary of Franklin, etc. He died in Franklin, Conn., Nov. 20, 1885.
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Doc. 157.-the First Connecticut Regiment. List of officers. Staff.--Colonel, Alfred H. Terry, of New Haven; Lieut. Colonel, David Young, of Norwich; Major, Robert O. Tyler, of Hartford; Surgeon, Archibald T. Douglass, M. D., of New London; Surgeon's Mate, Francis Bacon, of New Haven. Infantry Company A, Hartford, Capt., John C. Comstock, 80 men; Infantry Company B, Hartford, Capt., Ira Wright, 77 men; Infantry Company C, Windsor Locks, Capt., Levi L. Hilman, 77 men; Infantry Company D, Waterbury, Capt., John L. Chatfield, 84 men; Infantry Company E, Danbury, Capt., E. E. Wildman, 77 men; Infantry Company F, West Meriden, Capt., Byxbee, 77 men; Infantry Company G, New Britain, Capt., Frederick W. Hart, 89 men; Infantry Company H, Bridgeport, Capt., Richard Fitzgibbons, 77 men; Rifle Company A, Hartford, Capt., Joseph R. Hawley, 84 men; Rifle Company B, Bridgeport, Capt., John Spiedal, 77 men.--National Intelligencer, May 15.
Doc. 167.-Second Connecticut Regiment. List of officers. Colonel, Daniel Tyler, Norwich; Lieut.-Colonel, George S. Burnham, Hartford; Major, John L. Chatfield, Waterbury; Adjutant, Theodore C. Bacon, New Haven; Quartermaster, Justin Hodge, Harkhamsted; Surgeon, C. P. Stearns, Hartford; Surgeon's Mate, Frederick Dibble, New Haven; Sergeant-Major, J. L. Spalding, Norwich; Quartermaster Sergeant, J. V. B. Williams, Preston.--National Intelligencer, May 17. Doc. 167.-Second Connecticut Regiment. List of officers. Colonel, Daniel Tyler, Norwich; Lieut.-Colonel, George S. Burnham, Hartford; Major, John L. Chatfield, Waterbury; Adjutant, Theodore C. Bacon, New Haven; Quartermaster, Justin Hodge, Harkhamsted; Surgeon, C. P. Stearns, Hartford; Surgeon's Mate, Frederick Dibble, New Haven; Sergeant-Major, J. L. Spalding, Norwich; Quartermaster Sergeant, J. V. B. Williams, Preston.--National Intelligencer, May 17.
Doc. 200.-First New Hampshire Regiment. This regiment, which for the past month has been encamped in Camp Union, at Concord, N. H., struck their tents on Saturday morning, and at 8 A. M. started by special train to Norwich, Connecticut, where they embarked on the steamers Commodore and Connecticut for New York. Their progress through Massachusetts and Connecticut was an ovation, crowds assembling at all the stations to greet them. The Connecticut arrived at Pier No. 39 North River, at 10 A. M. on Sunday, May 26, with the first detachment, and the Commodore with the second detachment on board arrived at the Pier at 11 A. M. The disembarkation took place in an orderly and expeditious manner, when the regiment headed by the Regimental Board and a Committee of the sons of New Hampshire in New York, marched through Vestry street and Canal street to the Brandreth House, where an American flag was presented by the Committee. On presenting the banner, Judge Bonney made an eloquent addr
Doc. 245.-Fourth Connecticut Regiment. The following are the officers of the regiment: Colonel, Levi Woodhouse, Hartford; Lieutenant-Colonel, N. L. White, Hamburg; Major, II. W. Berge, Norwich; Adjutant, T. S. Trumbull, Hartford; Quartermaster, G. A. Washburn, Hartford; Surgeon, S. W. Skinner, Windsor Locks; Assistant Surgeon, Edward Bently, Norwich; Chaplain, E. Walker, New Haven; Sergeant Major, E. A. Gillette, Hartford; Quartermaster Sergeant, F. A. Pratt, Hartford Commissary SergeanNorwich; Chaplain, E. Walker, New Haven; Sergeant Major, E. A. Gillette, Hartford; Quartermaster Sergeant, F. A. Pratt, Hartford Commissary Sergeant, E. P. Allen, Hartford. Company A, from Hartford--Captain L. G. Hemmingway; 1st Lieutenant, Wm. G. Fitch; 2d Lieutenant, Charles M. Robbins. Company B, from Derby--Captain, E. S. Kellogg; 1st Lieutenant, T. S. Gilbert; 2d Lieutenant, Geo. Ager. Company C, from Suffield--Captain, R. S. Burbank; 1st Lieutenant, W. S. Pomeroy; 2d Lieutenant, Wm. Soby. Company D, from New London--Captain, J. C. Dunford; 1st Lieutenant, G. B. Cook; 2d Lieutenant, T. J. Mills. Company E, from New Haven--Captain,
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Connecticut Volunteers. (search)
s and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 74 Enlisted men by disease. Total 128. 18th Connecticut Regiment Infantry. Organized at Norwich August 22, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 22. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. 2nd Separat and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 85 Enlisted men by disease. Total 168. 21st Connecticut Regiment Infantry. Organized at Norwich September 5, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 11. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1s and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 61 Enlisted men by disease. Total 94. 26th Connecticut Regiment Infantry. Organized at Norwich November 10, 1862. Left State for East New York November 12, thence sailed for Ship Island and New Orleans, La., November 29, arriving December 16. Attached
hn's at 8.50 A. M. on the 7th, and the General Hunter at 9 A. M. Eleven steamers and smaller craft had arrived or were coming in; and as the transports passed one another, the troops cheered enthusiastically. There, too, the gunboats Ottawa and Norwich were found ready to escort the fleet. At about noon, the larger portion of the vessels started up the river for Jacksonville, some twenty-five miles distant. Just three hundred years before, Rene de Laudonniere led a French fleet up the samee vessels approached nearer the town, some women and children were discovered, waving handkerchiefs from places near the water-front. A few men were also seen lurking about, as if fearing musket or cannon shots. When abreast of the place, the Norwich continued up the stream a short distance and anchored. General Seymour, on the Maple Leaf, ran up to a wharf, and Major Appleton had his men ashore in a moment. A few cavalrymen had been discovered, who, as our Fifty-fourth men were formed, fi
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