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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 42 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 10 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
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. 2 0 Browse Search
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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) 2 0 Browse Search
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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
gular expresses, we heard occasionally from Yerba Buena and Sutter's Fort to the north, and from thi-monthly courier line was established from Yerba Buena to San Diego, and we were thus enabled to koney for property in such a horrid place as Yerba Buena, especially ridiculing his quarter of the c8. I had occasion to make several trips to Yerba Buena and back, and in the spring of 1848 Coloneld gold. Some of this gold began to come to Yerba Buena in trade, and to disturb the value of merche started by the usually traveled route for Yerba Buena. There Captain Folsom and two citizens joie mouth of the bay was known universally as Yerba Buena; but that name was not known abroad, althoulized world. Now, some of the chief men of Yerba Buena, Folsom, Howard, Leidesdorf, and others, kneir contents, and were anchored in front of Yerba Buena, the first town. Captains and crews desertn Jose, where Folsom and those belonging in Yerba Buena went in that direction, and we continued on[10 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 2: early recollections of California--(continued). 1849-1850. (search)
Sutterville, the plateau of the Sacramento approached quite near the river, and it would have made a better site for a town than the low, submerged land where the city now stands; but it seems to be a law of growth that all natural advantages are disregarded wherever once business chooses a location. Old Sutter's embarcadero became Sacramento City, simply because it was the first point used for unloading boats for Sutter's Fort, just as the site for San Francisco was fixed by the use of Yerba Buena as the hide-landing for the Mission of San Francisco de Asis. I invested my earnings in this survey in three lots in Sacramento City, on which I made a fair profit by a sale to one McNulty, of Mansfield, Ohio. I only had a two months leave of absence, during which General Smith, his staff, and a retinue of civil friends, were making a tour of the gold-mines, and hearing that he was en route back to his headquarters at Sonoma, I knocked off my work, sold my instruments, and left my wag