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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
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ed with his recruits to Fort Crawford, the regimental Headquarters, and remained there until 1834, when he was ordered to the extreme frontier, which was then Fort Gibson, Iowa Territory. From there he went on an expedition to the Toweash villages, and was constantly engaged in reconnaissances involving many hardships and anxieties, with nights and days spent without food or shelter and drenched with the rain. But these are of no importance at this day to the general public, who travel in Pullman coaches through fields of smiling plenty, and by flourishing villages where law and order permit their happy citizens to lay them down in peace and sleep, instead of watching over their households in fear of midnight invasions by savages. Lieutenant Davis was sent off to make a reconnaissance toward the Northwest, to find a detached force of warriors who had been trespassing and committing murders, to whom he hoped to give battle. He grew tired of listening to a pow-wow going on betwe
cago, assassinated......Oct. 28, 1893 World's Columbian Exposition closed......Oct. 30, 1893 Prendergast, the murderer of the mayor of Chicago, hanged......July 13, 1894 World's Columbian Exposition buildings burn; loss, $1,000,000. .Jan. 8, 1894 State fair located permanently at Springfield......Jan. 11, 1894 Riots of striking coal-miners at many places suppressed by State troops, with loss of life......May and June, 1894 Strike of Pullman Palace Car Company's employes at Pullman, near Chicago......May 11, 1894 Democratic State Convention, Springfield, nominates Franklin MacVeagh for United States Senator......June 26, 1894 American Railway Union, on account of Pullman strike, declares boycott on principal railways......June 26, 1894 The United States court issued an injunction to prevent interference with railroad trains by strikers......July 2, 1894 Federal troops ordered to Chicago to execute process of United States courts......July 3, 1894 Govern
ter is again returned to the cistern f as the weight is lowered. The view shows section and elevation. Pull-i′ron. The piece at the hind end of the tongue of a street-car by which it is attached to the car. Pull-iron. Pull′man-car. (Railroad-engineering.) A first-class car, usually fitted with capacious seats by day and with couches and berths by night. Named from the promoter of the enterprise and one of the inventors of the contrivances now used by the company. The Pullman cars are owned by a company which puts them on the various railways of the country, carrying passengers who have first-class tickets and who pay extra for the use of the superior accommodation of the Pullman car. It is fast becoming the equivalent of the European first-class, being superior in its fittings to the other cars of the train, and is more select and safe. See sleeping-car. Pul′look. See put-log. Pull-piece. (Horology.) The wire or string attached to the striki