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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 31 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 16 16 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 16 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 9 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 8 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 8 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 6 6 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 8, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 3 3 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Francis, David Rowland 1850- (search)
Francis, David Rowland 1850- Merchant; born in Richmond, Ky., Oct. 1, 1850; graduated at Washington University, St. Louis, in 1870; governor of Missouri in 1889-93; appointed Secretary of the Interior in 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Miller, Samuel Freeman 1816-1890 (search)
Miller, Samuel Freeman 1816-1890 Jurist; born in Richmond, Ky., April 5, 1816; graduated at Transylvania University in 1838; removed to Iowa in 1850; appointed associate justice of the United States Supreme Court by President Lincoln in 1862. He died in Washington, D. C., Oct. 13, 1890.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nelson, William 1847-1772 (search)
2 Military officer; born in Maysville, Ky., in 1825; entered the United States navy in 1840; was at the siege of Vera Cruz in 1847; and afterwards served in the Mediterranean. He was ordered into the military service in Kentucky by the government in 1861, with the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers; was successful in raising troops, did good service in eastern Kentucky; commanded the 2d Division of Buell's army in the battle of Shiloh; and, after being wounded in a struggle at Richmond, Ky., was put in command at Louisville, when it was threatened by Bragg's army. In July, 1862, he was promoted major-general of volunteers, and on Sept. 29, following, he died in Louisville, Ky., from a wound received during a quarrel with Gen. Jefferson C. Davis Patriot; born in Yorktown, Va., in 1760; graduated at William and Mary College in 1776; made major of 7th Virginia Regiment in February of the same year, and was taken prisoner with his brother, Robert, in June, 1781. During 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Smith, Green Clay 1830-1895 (search)
Smith, Green Clay 1830-1895 Military officer; born in Richmond, Ky., July 2, 1830; was in the volunteer service during the Mexican War; graduated at Transylvania University in 1850; studied law and practised in Covington, Ky.; was a member of the State legislature in 1861; entered the Civil War as colonel of the 4th Kentucky Cavalry; promoted brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862; resigned in 1863; served in Congress in 1863-66; was a delegate to the Baltimore Convention in 1864; governor of Montana in 1866-68; ordained a minister in the Baptist Church in 1869, and then settled in Franklin, Ky.; was the candidate for the Presidency of the National Prohibition party in 1876; and became pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, Washington, D. C., in 1890. He died in Washington, D. C., June 29, 1895.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Tennessee, (search)
tarily, and the inhabitants of east Tennessee were jubilant with hope of deliverance. But they were again disappointed and compelled to wait. The cautious Buell and the fiery Mitchel did not work well together, and the latter was soon assigned to the command of the Department of the South. In August, 1863, General Burnside was assigned to the command of the Army of the Ohio, and was ordered to take active co-operation with the Army of the Cumberland. He had gathered 20,000 men near Richmond, Ky., well disciplined and equipped. They left camp Aug. 21, climbed over the Cumberland Mountains, and entered the magnificent valley of east Tennessee, their baggage and stores carried, in many places, by pack-mules. On his entering the valley 20,000 Confederates, commanded by Gen. Simon B. Buckner (q. v.), fled to Georgia and joined Bragg. General Burnside had been joined by General Hartsuff and his command. Their numbers were swelled by junction with other troops. At the mouth of th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
...Aug. 21-24, 1862 Secretary of War directs the military governor of the coast islands of South Carolina to enlist 5,000 volunteers of African descent......Aug. 25, 1862 [The first permission by the government to employ negroes as soldiers.] Battle of Groveton, Va., between the advance of General Lee's army and General Pope......Aug. 29, 1862 Battle of Manassas, or second Bull Run, a continuation of Groveton......Aug. 30, 1862 Kirby Smith, with Bragg's right, advances on Richmond, Ky., and defeats the Union forces......Aug. 30, 1862 Battle of Chantilly, Va......Sept. 1, 1862 General Pope asks to be relieved from his command of the Army of Virginia, and transferred to the Department of the Northwest......Sept. 3, 1862 Joseph Holt, of Kentucky, appointed judge-advocate-general of the United States......Sept. 3, 1862 Confederate forces cross the Potomac and occupy Frederick City, Md.......Sept. 4-5, 1862 Department of the Northwest created of Iowa, Minneso
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
arch 3, 1862 Brig.-Gen. John H. Morgan, with his Confederate cavalry or rangers (900 men), begins his first Kentucky raid in Monroe county......July 8, 1862 Prison for rebel females prepared at Newport, where they will be required to sew for the Federal soldiers......July 28, 1862 Governor Magoffin resigns; J. F. Robinsin, speaker of State Senate, succeeds him......Aug. 16, 1862 General Bragg begins his march into Kentucky from Tennessee......Aug. 24, 1862 Battle near Richmond, Madison county; Confederates victorious......Aug. 29-30, 1862 Colonel Morgan's Confederate cavalry reach Lexington after five weeks, passing through the State on their second raid......Sept. 4, 1862 Mumfordsville surrendered to the advancing army under General Bragg, Sept. 17; again occupied by the Federals......Sept. 21, 1862 Confederate State government organized at Frankfort, with Richard Hawes, of Bourbon, as governor, and four hours later leaves Frankfort, never to return......Oct. 4
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White, John 1575-1648 (search)
land's lamentation for the decay of godliness, and a Funeral sermon on John wise. He died in Gloucester, Mass., Jan. 17, 1760. Jurist; born in Kentucky in 1805; received an academic education; admitted to the bar and began practice in Richmond, Ky.; member of Congress in 1835-45 and was speaker in 1841-43; and was appointed judge of the 19th District of Kentucky in March, 1845. He died in Richmond, Ky., Sept. 22, 1845. Military officer; born in England; was a surgeon in the BritisRichmond, Ky., Sept. 22, 1845. Military officer; born in England; was a surgeon in the British army; settled in Philadelphia, and after the outbreak of the Revolutionary War joined the Continental army as captain; and became colonel of the 4th Georgia Battalion. It is reported that at the siege of Savannah he captured by strategy Captain French and 111 regulars about 25 miles from Savannah on the Ogeechee River, and also forty sailors, and 130 stands of arms. He was wounded during the attack on Spring Hill, Oct. 9, 1779. It is supposed he died in Virginia in 1780.