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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), George (Augustus) 1683- (search)
George (Augustus) 1683- King of Great Britain; son of the preceding and Sophia Dorothea; born in Hanover, Oct. 20, 1683. In his childhood and youth he was neglected by his father, and was brought up by his grandmother, the Electress Sophia. In 1705 he married a daughter of the Margrave of Brandenburg-Anspach, a woman of superior character and ability. He was made a peer of England the next year, with the chief title of Duke of Cambridge. He was a brave soldier under the Duke of Marlborough. In 1714 he accompanied his father to England, and was proclaimed Prince of Wales Sept. 22. The prince and his father hated each other cordially, and he was made an instrument of intrigue against the latter. The Princess of Wales was very popular, and the father also hated her. At one time the King proposed to send the prince to America, there to be disposed of so that he should have no more trouble with him. He was crowned King Oct. 11, 1727. His most able minister was Walpole (as he
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
onfederate forces concentrating at Gettysburg, Pa., battle of Gettysburg begins July 1, and continues with the defeat of Confederates......July 2-3, 1863 Franklin Pierce, ex-President of the United States, addresses a Democratic mass-meeting at Concord, N. H., alluding to Vallandigham as a martyr of free speech......July 4, 1863 Vicksburg surrenders to General Grant......July 4, 1863 Four thousand Confederate raiders, with ten guns, under John H. Morgan, cross the Ohio River at Brandenburg, Ky., into Indiana......July 7, 1863 Port Hudson surrenders to General Banks......July 8, 1863 Confederate army recrosses the Potomac at Williamsport during the night of......July 13, 1863 Draft riot in New York City......July 13-16, 1863 Repulse of the United States troops in their assault on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S. C.......July 18, 1863 Samuel Houston dies at Huntersville, Tex., aged seventy......July 25, 1863 John J. Crittenden dies at Frankfort, Ky., aged seventy
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indiana, (search)
hin a week after the call of the President for troops, made......April 15, 1861 Jesse D. Bright expelled from United States Senate for treason......March 2, 1862 Legislature broken up by Republicans to prevent passage of military bill ......1863 John P. Usher appointed Secretary of the Interior......Jan. 8, 1863 Second Kentucky Cavalry, Confederate, Captain Hines, cross the Ohio at Flint Rock, and are captured......June 16, 1863 Confederates under Morgan cross the Ohio at Brandenburg, Ky., July 8, pursued by Federals under General Hobson. They move eastward, covering 700 miles in twenty days (Morgan's raid)......July, 1863 Hugh McCulloch appointed Secretary of the Treasury......March 7, 1865 Law making colored people competent witnesses......1865 Convention of colored citizens of Indiana at Indianapolis to devise means to obtain full citizenship......Nov. 6, 1866 National convention of the Grand Army of the Republic held at Indianapolis......Nov. 20, 1866