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Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 68 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 21 1 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 18 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 6 0 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. 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Attiwandaronk Indians, (search)
Attiwandaronk Indians, Members of the family of the Hurons and Iroquois, named by the French the Neutral Nation. In early times they inhabited both banks of the Niagara River, but were mostly in Canada. They were first visited in 1627 by the Recollet Father Daillon, and by Brebeuf and Chaumonot in 1642. The Iroquois attacked them in 1651-53, when a part of them submitted and joined the Senecas. and the remainder fled westward and joined the remnant of the fallen Hurons on the borders of Lake Superior.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Celoron de Bienville (search)
er; born about 1715. The treaty of peace at Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748 did not touch the subject of boundaries between the French and English colonies in America. The Ohio Company was formed partly for the purpose of planting English settlements in the disputed territory. The French determined to counteract the movement by pre-occupation; and in 1749 the governor of Canada, the Marquis de la Galissoniere, sent Celeron with subordinate officers, cadets, twenty soldiers, 180 Canadians, thirty Iroquois, and twenty-five Abenakes, with instructions to go down the Ohio River and take formal possession of the surrounding country in the name of the King of France. Contrecoeur, afterwards in command at Fort Duquesne, and Coulon de Villiers accompanied him as chief lieutenants. Celoron was provided with a number of leaden tablets, properly inscribed, to bury at different places as a record of pre-occupation by the French. The expedition left Lachine on June 15, ascended the St. Lawrence, cr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Four mile strip, (search)
Four mile strip, A strip of land 4 miles wide on each side of the Niagara River, extending from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, which was ceded to the British government in 1764 by a council of Indians representing Iroquois, Ottawas, Ojibways, Wyandottes, and others.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indians, American (search)
were gained sometimes by inheritance, but more frequently by personal merit. Such was the simple Indian arrow-heads. government, seldom disobeyed, that controlled about 1,000,000 dusky inhabitants of the present domain of the United States, which extends over nearly twenty-five degrees of latitude and about sixty degrees of longitude. Geographical distribution. There seem to have been only eight radically distinct nations known to the earlier settlers— namely, the Algonquian, Huron-Iroquois, Cherokee, Catawba, Uchee, Natchez, Mobilian or Floridian, and Dakota or Sioux. More recently, other distinct nations have been discovered—namely, the Athabascas, Sahaptins, Chinooks, Shoshones, and Attakapas. Others will doubtless be found. The Algonquians were a large family occupying all Canada, New England, a part of New York and Pennsylvania; all New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia; eastern North Carolina above Cape Fear, a large part of Kentucky and Tennessee, and all no
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mingoes, (search)
Mingoes, The Algonquian name for the Indians of the Five Nations or Iroquois, especially of the Mohawk tribe.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Navy of the United States (search)
do-boatS.850S.d2 Mackenzie (No. 17)65Torpedo-boatS.850S.d2 McKee (No. 18)65Torpedo-boatS.850S.d2 Somers (No. 22)145Torpedo-boatS.1,900S.d2 Manly (No. 23)b30Torpedo-boatS.b250S.d1 Stiletto (No. 53)31Torpedo-boatW.359S.d2 Holland (No. 54)73Submarine torpedo-boatS.150S.d1 a, Secondary battery Accomac187TugI.250S.a2 Active286TugS.600S.a5 Alice356TugW.250S.a2 Apache650TugW.550S.a3 Chickasaw100TugI.....S.a1 Choctaw350TugI.188S.a3 Fortune450TugI.340S... Hercules198TugI.....S.a3 Iroquois702TugS.1,000S.a3 Iwana192TugS.300S... Leyden450TugI.340S... Massasoit202TugS.....S.a1 Modoc241TugI.....S... Ships of the Navy in 1901.—Continued. Name.Displacement (Tons).Type.Hull.Indicated Horse-Power.Propulsion.Guns (Main Battery) Mohawk420TugS.400S... Narkeeta192TugS.300S... Nezinscot156TugI.400S.a2 Nina357TugI.388S... Osceola571TugS.S......a2 Pawnee275TugW.250S... Pawtucket225TugS.450S... Penacook225TugS.450S... Piscataqua631TugS.1,600S.a4 Pontiac401Tug..425
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nicholson, Sir Francis 1687- (search)
Nicholson, Sir Francis 1687- Colonial governor; born in England; was lieutenantgovernor of New York under Andros, and acting governor in 1687-89. In 1694-99 he was governor of Maryland; in 1690-92 and 1699-1705, governor of Virginia. In 1710 he commanded the forces that captured Port Royal, Nova Scotia. Then he went to England, taking with him five Iroquois chiefs (who were presented to Queen Anne), to urge another attempt to conquer Canada. He commanded an unsuccessful expedition to that end the next year. In 1712-17 he was governor of Nova Scotia, and in 1720 was knighted. In 1721-25 he was governor of South Carolina, and on his return to England in the latter year he was made lieutenant-general.
gland claimed Ohio afterwards......April 10, 1606 Charter of the London Company granted by James I. of lands west of the Alleghanies and northwest of the Ohio River......1609 Eries, of southern and eastern shores of Lake Erie, conquered by Iroquois......1656 La Salle enters the Ohio Valley from the Niagara region, discovers the Ohio River, and explores it as far as the rapids at Louisville......August, 1669 [It is now generally held that La Salle discovered the Ohio, descending to thn the eastern side, otherwise called the Ohio ......1671 Joliet indicates the Ohio country on his map of the Northwest......1674 La Salle launches the Griffin on Lake Erie and coasts along the northern frontier of Ohio......August, 1679 Iroquois convey Western lands east of the Illinois to the English by treaty......1684 Nicholas Perrot, with twenty Frenchmen, marches into the Miami country; French establish a post near the Ohio boundary......1686 English traders crossing the Ohio