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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
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ancis Campbell, William Deckleman, Arthur Donnelly, James H. Dogherty, Michael Donevan, Thomas Dunegan, Michael Eagan, James Fitzgerald, Felix F. Fagan, John Gorrill, Hugh Gilchrist, Edward Hicks, Jacob Hecker, Wm. Jamieson, Michael Hawkins, Edward Lindsay, William May, James Moore, John Moriarty, John McKenna, John McLoughlin, Robert McMonagh, John Nichol, John Grittle, Lewis Peters, Henry Pardy, Peter Riley, William Stripp, Charles Smith, Charles Sparrows, Fred. Scheltz, John Sullivan, David Thompson, John Walsh, Garnet Hyde--48. But little is definitely known respecting the fate of this company, as they were detached from the main body as scouts. Corporal Duncan McPhail, who was known to have been wounded, was on board of the boat when she sunk, and was drowned. Company E.--Capt. Timothy O'Meara, commanding. Killed--Private Daniel Graham, 1. Wounded--Sergeant Henry Van Voast, 1. Missing--Capt. Timothy O'Meara; First Lieut. James Gillis; Sergeants: James McConvine, Thomas Dobbin
united with my own, and immediately started in pursuit of Thompson, who was reported to have evacuated the town the day befotwo hours and a half, and resulted in the total defeat of Thompson, and rout of all his forces, consisting of about three thng their killed was Lowe. On the following day I pursued Thompson twenty-two miles on the Greenville road, for the purpose he former, with rations for twelve days. Learning that Thompson and his forces were at Fredericktown instead of Farmingtohousand men from Pilot Knob. The townspeople stated that Thompson had evacuated the town the evening before, and was en rout this time that the enemy's infantry on our right, where Thompson commanded in person, being also in retreat, I ordered the Indiana Cavalry to charge and pursue them. Thompson, however, had rallied a portion of his troops, about half a mile in thaining the body of Col. Lowe and burying their dead, that Thompson left the town with his forces the evening previous, and m
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Thompson, David 1770-1857 (search)
Thompson, David 1770-1857 Explorer; born in St. John, England, April 30, 1770; entered the employ of the Hudson Bay Company in 1789; later engaged in exploring expeditions. On April 27, 1798, he discovered Turtle Lake, from which the Mississippi River takes its southerly course to the Gulf. He explored the southern shore of Lake Superior in 1798; crossed the Rocky Mountains in 1807, and explored the whole length of Columbia River in 1811; was employed by Great Britain in surveying and laying out the boundaryline between the United States and Canada in 1816-26. He was the author of Map of the Northwest Territory of the province of Canada, made for the Northwest Company in 1813–;14. He died in Longueil, Canada, Feb. 16, 185
Stout, Geo. R. Jackson, Jno. T. Agnew, Francis Hall, Thos. A. Emmett, Wm. Allen Butler, Edwin Hoyt, Jno. E. Devlin, James W. Beekman, P. M. Wetmore, Geo. S. Coe, N. Knight, Jno. A. C. Gray, Cyrus Curtiss, Henry A. Smythe, David Thompson, T. H. Faile, Isaac Bell, Jr., Dan. P. Ingraham, W. M. Vermilye, J. L. Aspinwall, Richard Schell, Fred. Lawrence, J. G. Vassar, J. G. Pierson, John H. Swift, Allan Cummings, Geo. B. DeForest, W. C. Alexander, Augt. Weisthat can influence men is present to us this day — love of honor and love of right — the history of the heroic past, the vast interests of the present and the future of all the millions that for ages shall inhabit this continent. Speech of Judge Thompson. fellow-countrymen,--In 1832, the State of South Carolina attempted to nullify the action of the Federal Government upon the questions affecting our revenue laws. Fortunately, Andrew Jackson was then President of the United States. Himse
governments: Be it therefore resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That said league be in all respects ratified and confirmed, and the said General Assembly hereby pledges the faith and honor of the State of Tennessee to the faithful observance of the terms and conditions of said league. The following is the vote in the Senate on the adoption of the league: Yeas.--Messrs. Allen, Horn, Hunter, Johnson, Lane, Minnis, McClellan, McNeilly, Payne, Peters, Stanton, Thompson, Wood, and Speaker Stovall. Nays.--Messrs. Boyd, Bradford, Hildreth, Nash, Richardson, and Stokes. Absent and not voting--Messrs. Bumpass, Mickley, Newman, Stokely, and Trimble. The following is the vote in the House: Yeas.--Messrs. Baker of Perry, Baker of Weakley, Bayless, Bicknell, Bledsoe, Cheatham, Cowden, Davidson, Davis, Dudley, Ewing, Farley, Farrelly, Ford, Frazie, Gantt, Guy, Havron, Hart, Ingram, Jones, Kenner, Kennedy, Lea, Lockhart, Martin, Mayfield, McCabe, Morphie
eem to have been unable to distinguish between a defence of the constitutional rights of slaveholders within the Union and under the Constitution, and a war in behalf of slavery for the severance of the Union, the overthrow of the Constitution, the desecration of our flag, and the humiliation of our country. Then came the interruption of their plans by the premature discovery of the theft of the Indian bonds and other villanies, compelling the retirement of the traitorous secretaries Cobb, Thompson, and Floyd; the advent of Holt and Dix, reviving the hopes of the nation, and the immortal order of the latter, which rung like a trumpet through the land, If any man shall attempt to pull down the National Flag, shoot him on the spot. Then came the official announcement to the country, by the counting of the electoral votes, of the people's choice, next the safe arrival of Mr. Lincoln in Washington, unharmed by the assassins, who had sworn to take his life; then the inauguration, simple