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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 16 8 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Census, United States (search)
12,592............25231911763,048,710 Utah11, 3808............353739394043276,749 Vermont85,425121315161721232830323640343,641 Virginia747,61011123445101415171,854,184 Washington11,594..............4042423433518,103 West Virginia442,014................27292828958,800 Wisconsin30,945..........302415151614132,069,042 Wyoming9,118................4747475092,531 In the taking of the ninth census the act corporated villages; reports were proof 1850 was substantially followed, and Gen. Francis A. Walker was the superintendent. There were the volumes of statistics, of population, agriculture, and manufactures, and, besides, a compendium was issued Nov. 1, 1872, in which were wellprepared summaries of the more important reports. The tenth census act directed the establishment of a census office in the Department of the Interior. Additions were made to the previous acts, such as the indebtedness of cities, counties, and incorporated villages; reports were provided for from railways
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
Samuel F. Smith, author of America, dies at Boston......Nov. 16, 1895 The Pilgrim Society celebrates the 275th anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims......Dec. 21, 1895 Cambridge celebrates its fiftieth anniversary as a city, and its 266th anniversary as a settlement......June 30, 1896 Ex-Gov. W. E. Russell dies at Adelaide, Quebec......July 16, 1891 Monument in memory of Col. R. G. Shaw, 54th Massachusetts Regiment, unveiled on Boston Common Memorial Day......1897 Francis A. Walker, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, dies......Jan. 5, 1897 Gas main explodes in Boston; fifty persons killed and injured......March 4, 1897 Bradford's History of Plymouth colony, usually called The log of the Mayflower, delivered to Ambassador Bayard by the bishop of London......April 12, 1897 The log of the Mayflower delivered by Mr. Bayard to the governor of Massachusetts in the presence of the Senate and the House of Representatives of Massachusetts....
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Walker, Francis Amasa 1840-1897 (search)
Walker, Francis Amasa 1840-1897 Military officer; born in Boston, Mass., July 2, 1840; graduated at Amherst College in 1860, and began the study of law, but engaged in the military service in the spring of 1861, in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteers. In September he was assistant adjutant-general of Couch's brigade and adjutant-general of his division in August, 1862. In December he became colonel on the staff of the 2d Army Corps, serving in the Army of the Potomac. He was wounded at Chancellorsville; was made prisoner at Ream's Station, Va., and confined in Libby prison; and when exchanged in 1865 was compelled to resign on account of shattered health. He was in charge of the bureau of statistics in Washington, D. C.; superintendent of the census of 1870 and 1880; chief of the bureau of awards at the Centennial Exposition; Professor of Political Economy and History in the Sheffield Scientific School in 1873-81; and then became president of the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
eries at Provincetown, Mass. Mustered out, Aug. 15, 1864. Lieut. Colonel, 61st Mass. Infantry, Sept. 22, 1864. Colonel, Nov. 9, 1864. Served in the Army of the Potomac. The regiment distinguished itself in an assault on, and re-capture of, Fort Mahone before Petersburg, Va., in battle known as Petersburg, Apr. 2, 1864. Took part in the pursuit of the enemy. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 9, 1865. Mustered out, June 4, 1865. Died at Salem, Mass., June 11, 1887. Walker, Francis Amasa. Born at Boston, Mass., July 2, 1840. Private and Sergeant Major, 15th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 1, 1861. Captain, Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Sept. 14, 1861. Assigned to duty on the staff of General Darius N. Couch. Major, Assistant Adj. General, Aug. 11, 1862. Assigned as Assistant Adj. General, 2d Army Corps, with the rank of Lieut. Colonel (under act, July 17, 1862), Jan. 1, 1863. Served with the Army of the Potomac in all its campaigns and battles except Getty
o June 1, 1861. Sergeant, 1st R. I. Light Artillery, June 6 to Aug. 24, 1861. First Lieutenant, 17th U. S. Infantry, May 14, 1861. Brevet Captain, U. S. Army, May 3, 1863. Brevet Major, July 2, 1863. Captain, 17th U. S. Infantry, Feb. 14, 1864. Retired (for incapacity resulting from long and faithful service, from wounds or injury received, from disease contracted, or from exposure in the line of duty), Jan. 7, 1865. Brevet Lieut. Colonel and Colonel, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Walker, Francis Amasa. See General Officers. Walley, Henshaw Bates. Born in Massachusetts. Major, Additional Paymaster, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 26, 1862. Resigned, June 11, 1864. Ward, George Hull. See General Officers. Ward, Henry Clay. Born in Massachusetts. Private and Sergeant Major, 15th Mass. Infantry, July 31, 1861, to Apr. 9, 1863. Second Lieutenant, Apr. 9, 1863. Resigned, Sept. 4, 1863. First Lieutenant, 57th Mass. Infantry, Mar. 9, 1864. Captain, July 31, 1864. Mustere
nfantry, to be Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for conspicuous gallantry while in command of the 35th Mass. Infantry at the siege of Knoxville, Tenn, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. — Brevet Lieut. Colonel Nathaniel, Major of the 35th Mass. Infantry, to be Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for conspicuous gallantry while in command of the 35th Mass. Infantry, at the siege of Knoxville, Tenn., to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. Walker, Lieut. Colonel F. A., Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, to be Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for distinguished service and good conduct throughout the campaign, to date from Aug. 1, 1864. G. O. 15, Feb. 6, 1865. — Brevet Colonel F. A., Lieut. Colonel and Assistant Adj. General of the 2d Army Corps, to be Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for gallant conduct at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va., and for meritorious services during the war, to date from Mar.
e of troops against Gen. Sedgwick at Marye's Heights. Gen. F. A. Walker. N. Y. Nation, vol. 39, p. 109. — – – Sedgwick's a Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 593. — – History of the. Gen. F. A. Walker, rev. of. With outline and some corrections. N. Y. N — – and 3d Corps. Name and date of organization. Gen. F. A. Walker. N. Y. Nation, vol. 38, p. 274. — 3d Corps. At Getescribed; in reply to Lord Wolseley's criticisms. Gen. Francis A. Walker. N. Y. Nation, vol. 44, pp. 269, 362, 363. — –C28, p. 381. —Gen. Hancock and the artillery at. Gen. Francis A. Walker. Century, vol. 33, p. 803. —Gen. Sickles at; gn detail, in reply to Lord Wolseley's criticisms. Gen. Francis A. Walker. N. Y. Nation, vol. 44, pp. 269, 362, 363. —Up escribed, in reply to Lord Wolseley's criticisms. Gen. Francis A. Walker. N. Y. Nation, vol. 44, pp. 269, 362, 363. — 18, vol. 58, p. 852. — History of the 2d Army Corps. Gen. F. A. Walker, rev. of. Atlantic, vol. 59, p
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
tt, J. H., 365 Walcott, W. H., 451, 562 Waldemar, C. F., 148 Walden, C. C., 148 Waldock, James, 390 Wales, Atherton, 584 Wales, B. R., 365 Wales, H. F., 365 Wales, Nathaniel, 231, 562, 728 Wales, Sigourney, 231 Wales, T. B., Jr., 365 Wales, T. C., 584 Wales, T. C., Mrs., 584 Walke, Henry, 728 Walker, A. A., 365 Walker, A. C., 365 Walker, A. S., 365 Walker, Anselm, 482 Walker, C. A., 365 Walker, C. B., 365 Walker, C. H., 148 Walker, Calvin, 365 Walker, E. A., 148 Walker, F. A., 198, 451, 563, 728 Walker, G. M., 365 Walker, Gardner, 231 Walker, Henry, 231 Walker, Katherine C., 728 Walker, M. E., 365 Walker, O. H., 365 Walker, R. W., 365 Walker, W. A., 232 Walker, W. H., 365 Walker, W. L., 584 Walker, W. S., Navy, 148 Walker, W. S., 18th Mass. Inf., 365 Walker, Warren, 574 Walkley, L. B., 232 Wall, Joseph, 365, 496 Wallace, E. A., 366 Wallace, G. W., 366 Wallace, J. C., 482 Wallace, John, 148 Wallace, R. W., 148 Walleston, E. A., 366 Wall