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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 114 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 30 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 16 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 6 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. 4 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 4 0 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter II (search)
at the plans of the War Department were. My old friend and companion George L. Hartsuff, who had like duty to perform on the west side of the lake, was attacked by the Indians and severely wounded, several of his men being killed. He and a few others made their escape. Hartsuff was one of the strongest, bravest, finest soldiers I ever knew, and one of my most intimate friends; but, unlike myself, he was always in bad luck. He got caught by the Seminoles in Florida; was shipwrecked on Lake Michigan; came very near dying of yellow fever; and after organizing the Twenty-third Army Corps and commanding it for a time, finally died of the wounds he had received in Florida. I had a new and peculiar experience at Fort Capron during my convalescence. I had there twenty-five or thirty convalescent soldiers, and no doctor, but an intelligent hospital steward. I was like the lawyer who was asked to say grace at the table of one of his wealthy clients, and who was unwilling to admit, unde
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XXIV (search)
d in the organization of the plan to raise the money and purchase the ground. All the eligible sites were examined, the prices obtained, and the purchase-money pledged. Then the proposition was submitted to the War Department and approved. General Sheridan was sent out to select the best of the sites offered, and his choice fell on that which all, I believe, had esteemed the best, though the most expensive—a beautiful tract of land of about six hundred acres, situated on the shore of Lake Michigan twenty-five miles north of Chicago. The cost was nothing to the broadminded and far-sighted men of that city. The munificent gift was accepted by Congress, and appropriations were made for the finest military post in the country. It was appropriately named Fort Sheridan, not only in recognition of the great services the general had rendered to the country, but as a special and graceful recognition of the services he had rendered Chicago in the time of her sorest need. During my br
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
ary operations on, 23 Klamath Reservation, the, the Modocs on, 435, 436 Knights of St. Patrick, Sherman's speech to, mentioned, 441 Knoxville, Tenn., S. arrives at, 113; siege of, raised by Sherman 113; anxiety in Washington concerning, 114; Grant at, 118; Sherman at, 118, 119; S. moves to Dalton from, 120 Kolb's Farm, Ga., battle of, 132-136 L Labor riots of 1894, the lessons of the, 534, 535 Lake Front Park, Chicago, troops at, in labor riots, 494, 496, 501, 506 Lake Michigan, establishment of Fort Sheridan, 455 Lake Monroe, Fla., travel on, 19 Lake Shore Railroad, riots on the, 498 Lament, Daniel S., Secretary of War, 423; at consultation concerning the Chicago riots, 494 Lane, Brig.-Gen. James H., U. S. Senator from Kansas, 63; hostility to S., 63, 64, 80, 81; in Kansas-Missouri troubles, 79-83; calls mass meeting at Lawrence, 80; demands S.'s removal, 80, 81; friendship with Ewing, 80, 81; Carney's political hostility to, 80-83; speaks at Leave