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ernoon Gen. McClellan paraded the troops, and made them a few hopeful and encouraging remarks, thanking the men in feeling terms for their uniform bravery, fortitude, and good conduct. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Springfield, Mass., was held for the purpose of devising means to meet President Lincoln's call for more troops. Patriotic resolutions were unanimously passed, and speeches were made by Mayor Bemis, George Ashmun, Gen. Devens, M. K. Kum of Missouri, George Walker, Judge Chapman, and others. The bombardment of the rebel fortifications at Vicksburgh, by the Union mortar-fleet, was continued during the whole of this day, ceasing at ten o'clock at night.--At Port Royal Ferry, S. C., a skirmish took place between a party of National pickets and a body of rebels, resulting in the defeat of the latter. Governors Bradford, of Maryland, and Curtin, of Pennsylvania, issued proclamations calling upon the citizens of their States for their quota of
ot. The Union forces fought bravely, but in less than twenty minutes the town was entirely surrounded, and after having done all that skill and bravery could do, were borne down by numbers, and compelled to surrender. Some few succeeded in cutting their way through the rebel lines and escaped. The balance were killed, wounded or captured. Captain Pepper's company of Bracken Home Guards lost three killed, and two wounded very severely. The killed: Second Lieut. Henry Myer, Fourth Sergeant George Walker, and private P. B. Boughner. Wounded: C. Ledrer and William Hill. We suffered severely from shots by the citizens from their windows. Capt. Pepper was calm during the action, encouraging his men by word and example. The entire Union loss, eighteen killed and about forty wounded. The prisoners were paroled, and after being kept twenty-four hours without food, were sent home. The Bracken boys are anxious to dance at the next party the renegade Morgan gives. The act
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 3.-attack on the defences of Mobile. (search)
the first opportunity. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Admiral Commanding W. G. B. Squadron. To Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. List of killed and wounded on board U. S. S. Hartford in the action with the rebel Fort Morgan and fleet, August fifth, 1864: Killed — David Morrow, quarter-gunner; Wm. Osgood, ordinary seaman; Thos. Baine, ordinary seaman; Benjamin Harper, seaman; Wm. Clark, boy; Charles Schaffer, seaman; Frank Still well, nurse; George Walker, landsman; John C. Scott, ordinary seaman; Thomas Wilde, ordinary seaman; Wm. Smith, boy; Wm. Andrews, captain after-guard; Frederick Munsell, captain after-guard; Lewis McLane, landsman; Peter Duncan, landsman;----Smith, fireman; Thomas Baines, fireman; Thomas Stanton, fireman;----Cannel, fireman. Total, nineteen. Wounded--Lieutenant Adams, slightly; Acting Third Assistant-Engineer McEwan, amputation arm; Acting Master's Mate R. P. Herrick, slightly; Acting Ensign W. H. Heginbotham,
he Navy, Washington. Report of casualties on the U. S. S. Hartford. Killed — Wm. H. Heginbotham, Acting Ensign; Charles Shaefer, ordinary seaman; Wm. Smith, landsman; Louis McLane, seaman; Benjamin Harper, seaman; James B. Osgood, ordinary seaman; Adolphus Pulle, seaman; Thomas Bayne, ordinary seaman; John C. Scott, ordinary seaman; Thomas Stanton, seaman; James Alexander, landsman; Henry Clark, first-class boy; Wm. E. Andrews, Captain After-Guard; Frederick Munsell, landsman; George Walker, landsman; Thomas Wildes, landsman; George Stillwell, nurse; David Morrow, Quarter-Gunner; Peter Duncan, coal-heaver; Andrew E. Smith, coal-heaver; Francis Campbell, second-class fireman; Charles Stevenson, second-class boy; David Curtin, landsman. Severely Wounded — Wilder Verner, landsman; M. C. Forbes, Captain Top; Michael Fanya, landsman; James S. Geddis, landsman <*> Wm. G. Trask, ordinary seaman; Wm. A. Stanley, seaman; Thomas O'Connell, coal-heaver; James R. Garrison, coal-heav
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kentucky, (search)
adley1896 to 1900 William S. Taylor1900 William Goebel1900 J. C. W. Beckham1900 to — United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. John Brown2d to 9th1792 to 1805 John Edwards2d to 4th1792 to 1795 Humphrey Marshall4th to 7th1795 to 1801 John Breckinridge7th to 9th1801 to 1805 John Adair9th1805 to 1806 Henry Clay9th1806 to 1807 John B. Thurston9th to 11th1806 to 1809 John Pope10th to 13th1807 to 1813 Henry Clay11th1810 to 1811 George M. Bibb12th to 13th1811 to 1814 George Walker13th1814 William T. Barry13th to 14th1815 to 1816 Jessie Bledsoe13th to 14th1813 to 1815 Isham Talbot14th to 19th1815 to 1825 Martin D. Hardin14th1816 to 1817 John J. Crittenden15th1817 to 1819 Richard M. Johnson16th to 21st1819 to 1829 William Logan16th1819 to 1820 John Rowan19th1825 George M. Bibb21st to 24th1829 to 1835 Henry Clay22d to 27th1831 to 1842 John J. Crittenden24th to 30th1835 to 1848 James T. Morehead27th1842 Thomas Metcalfe30th1848 to 1849 Joseph R. Underwood
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Le Moyne, 1656-1683 (search)
berville (qq. v.) were the most eminent. Charles, first Sieur de Longueil, was born in Montreal, Dec. 10, 1656; died there, June 8, 1729. He was made a lieutenant-general of regulars in the royal army of France, and, returning to Canada, built churches and a fort at Longueil. He fought the English assailants of Quebec under Phipps in 1690, and was made baron and governor of Montreal in 1700. Becoming commandant-general of Canada, he prepared to meet the expedition against Quebec under Walker in 1711. In 1720 he was governor of Three Rivers, and again of Montreal in 1724. His influence over the Indians was very great. and in 1726 the Senecas allowed him to rebuild Fort Niagara. Paul, Sieur de Maricourt, who was born in Montreal, Dec. 15, 1663, and died there March 21. 1704, distinguished himself under his brother Iberville in Hudson Bay. He commanded an expedition against the Iroquois, made peace with them in 1701, and acquired great influence over them. Joseph, Sieur d
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Roster of the Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Volunteers (search)
23; M. O. Aug. 28, ‘64. Ferguson, Richard, priv., (K), June 13, ‘64; 21; sub. W. G. Pease, abs. pris. June 22, ‘64; N. F.R. Ferris, John J., priv., (K), Aug. 13, ‘61; 19; killed in action, May 12, ‘64, Spottsylvania; 2nd Lieut. Jan. 12, ‘63, 1st Lt. Feb. 27, ‘63. Field, Edwin C., priv., (C), Aug. 3, ‘63; 26; sub.; deserted Aug. 16, ‘63 at Morrisville. Filley, Chas. C., priv., (A), June 9, ‘64; 20; M. O. June 30, ‘65 as 2nd Lieut. Fillow, Theo. J., priv., (C), June 13, ‘64; 21; sub. Geo. Walker; deserted Sept. 10, ‘64, near Fort Hancock before Petersburg. Findlay, James, priv., June 13, ‘64; 27; sub. J. F. Brierly; N. F.R. Finn, Joseph, priv., (K), Aug. 13, ‘61; 25; M. O. Aug. 28, ‘64. Finnegan, Patrick, priv., (A), May 7, ‘64; 19; died Aug. 24, ‘64, Andersonville, Ga. Fisher, Horace A., priv., (C), Aug. 21, ‘61; 19; wounded. June 20, ‘62; missing; disch. disa. Nov. 22, ‘62. Fisher, John, priv., (C), July 29, ‘63; 28; sub.; transf. to 2
y the new levies about to be raised in that State, and that volunteers will hasten to join this brigade which has done such faithful service in the army of Northern Virginia, and won a name and fame for the gallant little State of Florida. In the Gettysburg fight the Fifth Florida lost 17 killed and 76 wounded; among the killed Capt. John Frink and Lieut. J. A. Jenkins and J. C. Blake; among the wounded Captains William Bailey and R. N. Gardner, Lieutenants G. L. Odum, J. A. Shaw and George Walker. The Second lost 1 killed and 70 wounded. The casualties of the Eighth were 5 killed and 65 wounded. Among the wounded were Captains T. R. Love, J. Mizell and T. B. Livingston; Lieutenants H. Bruce, W. W. Wilson, E. J. Dismukes, John Malone, F. M. Bryan and T. W. Givens. At the battle of Bristoe Station, October 14, 1863, the brigade was conspicuously engaged, losing a considerable number killed and wounded; among the latter Lieut.-Col. William Baya, commanding the Eighth and Sergean
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Monument to General Robert E. Lee. (search)
ton Johnston, Charles S. Venable, Charles Marshall, Walter H. Taylor, Henry E. Peyton, and Robert E. Withers; Commodore M. F. Maury, Captain R. D. Minor, of the Confederate States Navy, and scores of others of our leading officers, and hosts of the ragged veterans of the rank and file. The meeting was called to order by General Bradley T. Johnson, General Jubal A. Early was appointed temporary chairman, and Captain Campbell Lawson and Sergeant George L. Christian, of Richmond, and Captain George Walker, of Westmoreland county, temporary secretaries. Ex-President Jefferson Davis was made permanent chairman. General Early, on taking the chair, delivered an eloquent and worthy address, concluding as follows: Monuments of marble or bronze can add nothing to the fame of General Lee, and to perpetuate it it is not necessary that such should be erected. But the student of history in future ages, who shall read of the deeds and virtues of our immortal hero, will be lost in ama
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.12 (search)
l, J. L. Chappell, Wm. D. Chappell, J. R. Chappell, D. A. Cocke, J. A. Cotton, J. J. Dillard, W. H. Dillard, J. H. Dobie, A. T. Dobie, R. M. Dobie, R. L. Dobie, A. H. Ellis, G. W. Gilliam, Robert J. Gwaltney, Wm. H. Gwaltney, B. F. Harrison (commissary), R. K. Harrison, T. J. Harrison, J. H. Harrison, R. S. Harrison, J. W. Harrison, Trezvant Harrison, B. L. Hargrave, W. F. Hansberger, James B. Harrell, L. D. Holt, J. H. Jones, J. R. Jones, L. E. Jordan, H. G. Kelly, Samuel Little, Jesse Little, W. H. Marable (forage master), J. M. H. Marable, T. S. Morgan, J. Edward Moyler, F. D. Nibbett, J. R. Norris, J. A. Parker, Wm. H. Parker, R. A. Parker, J. S. Parker, J. W. Parker, J. M. Presson, Nathaniel Raines, B. F. Raines, G. E. Rives, W. B. Scott, J. D. Spain, P. Thorp, R. G. West, J. L. White, R. W. White, A. D. White, H. B. Walker, George Walker, A. C. Winston, and W. W. Woodson. The paper from which the above was taken is in the possession of Captain George J. Rogers, of this city.
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