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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 16: Secession of Virginia and North Carolina declared.--seizure of Harper's Ferry and Gosport Navy Yard.--the first troops in Washington for its defense. (search)
mes N. Rager, Augustus E. Smith, James P. Smith, Gideon M. Tice, Gilbert Waters, David Wertz, Edwin E. Zergler, William H. Bowsun, William R. Cooper, Jeremiah Cogley, Thomas W. Dewese, Asbery W. Elberty, Abraham Files, Daniel Fessler, John Hughes, John Jones, Thomas Kinhead, John S. Langton, William G. Mitchell, John S. Miller, Robert A. Mathner, William A. Nelson, John A. Nale, John M. Postlethwait, James H. Sterrett, Theodore B. Smith, Charles W. Stahl, Thomas M. Uttley, David B. Weber, George White, William E. Benner, William Cowden, Samuel Comfort, George W. Elberty, William H. Freeborn, J. Bingham Farrer, Owen M. Fowler, John T. Hunter, James M. Jackson, Henry F. Keiser, Charles E. Laub, William R. McCay, Joseph A. Miller, John A. McKee, Robert Nelson, James Price, Bronson Rothrock, William Sherwood, Nathaniel W. Scott, George A. Snyder, Franklin H. Wentz, Henry G. Walters, Philip Winterod. Allen Infantry, of Allentown. officers and non-commissioned officers.--Captain, Thom
Capt. Markle, of Company B, Thirtieth regiment, was instantly killed while receiving an order from Col. Fouke, his last words being, Colonel, I am killed, and died instantly, being shot in the head. Lieut. Fouke, seeing him fall, rushed to him, but could not save his remains, but under a heavy fire he saved his sword and revolver. Lieut. Dougherty, Company K, was also killed. Surgeons Gordon and Whitnell, of the Thirty-first, are also prisoners, they refusing to leave the wounded. George White, of Taylor's battery, had his right arm shot off, and is very much disfigured. Orderly Sergeant Everett, of the same battery, was shot through the head, a very serious wound. Col. Lauman, of the Seventh Iowa, is badly shot in the thigh. Of the Thirtieth regiment, forty-four are killed and missing; eighteen are in the hospital and three wounded in camp. The names of the men are as follows: John S. Heath, Theodore Gross, Jerry Beatie, John A. McClure, of Company A; James Davis, Company
Robert H. Johnson, landsman; John Notton, landsman. Total, three. On the Varuna — Andrew A. Smith, landsman; Charles Hartford, seaman; Daniel McPherson, ordinary seaman. Total, three. the wounded. On the flag-ship Hartford--Philip Morgan, seaman, severely; Charles Banks, landsman, severely; Theodore Douglass, officers' steward, severely; Randall Talifaira, landsman, severely; Henry Manning, ordinary seaman, severely; Henry King, marine, severely; Jabail Doane, seaman, slightly; Geo. White, marine, slightly; Mr. Cauley, carpenter, severely; Mr. Heisler, lieutenant of marines, slightly. Total, ten. On the Brooklyn--Mr. James O'Kane, Master, severely; Jas. Stafford, Acting Master, slightly; E. J. Lowe, Master's Mate, slightly; Wm. McBride, seaman, severely; Levin Heath, marine, slightly; Thos. Griffin, landsman, severely; John Willoughby, ordinary seaman; John Chase, seaman, slightly; E. Blanchard, ordinary seaman, severely; J. R. Sanders, marine, contusion; Mr. Wells, sea
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dwight, Theodore, 1764-1846 (search)
ed in 1833. He published the Albany Daily Advertiser in 1815, and was the founder, in 1817, of the New York Daily Advertiser, with which he was connected until the great fire in 1835, when he retired, with his family, to Hartford. Mr. Dwight was one of the founders of the American Bible Society. He was one of the writers of the poetical essays of the Echo in the Hartford Mercury. He was also the author of a Dictionary of roots and Derivations. He died in New York City, July 12, 1846. Author; born in Hartford, Conn., March 3, 1796; graduated at Yale College in 1814; settled in Brooklyn, N. Y., in 1833. In association with George White it is said that he induced about 9,000 people to leave the East and settle in Kansas. He was the author of a New Gazetteer of the United States (with William Darby); History of Connecticut; The Kansas War: or the exploits of chivalry in the nineteenth century; Autobiography of General Garibaldi, etc. He died in Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 16, 1866.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Econochaca, battle at. (search)
refuge for the wounded and dispersed in battle, fugitives from their homes, and women and children. No path or trail led to it. It had been dedicated to this humane purpose by Tecumseh and the Prophet a few months before, and the Cherokees had been assured by them that, like Auttose, no white man could tread upon the ground and live. There the Indian priests performed their incantations, and in the square in the centre of the town the most dreadful cruelties had already been perpetrated. White prisoners and Creeks friendly to them had been there tortured and roasted. On the morning of Dec. 23 Claiborne appeared before the town. At that moment a number of friendly half-bloods of both sexes were in the square, surrounded by pine-wood, ready to be lighted to consume them, and the prophets were busy in their mummery. The troops advanced in three columns. The town was almost surrounded by swamps and deep ravines, and the Indians, regarding the place as holy, and having property the
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
ouglas Incorporated——, 1746. Population in 1860, 2,442; in 1865, 2,157. Valuation in 1860, $953,409; in 1865, $871,651. The selectmen in 1861 were Gardner Chase, Brigham Morse, Artemas Knowlton, James H. Dudley, Dexter Whipple; in 1862, Fenner Batcheller, Joseph Hunt, James H. Dudley, Charles Hutchins, Elijah Bigelow; in 1863, Perley Gould, Alvin Hall, Joseph T. Wallis, Reuben Fairfield, William J. Wellman. In 1864, Albert Butler, Adolphus F. Brown, James H. Dudley, Aaron F. Jones, George White. In 1865, Aaron F. Jones, Charles A. Hunt, William A. Dudley, Caleb Hill. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Edwin Moore; in 1864 and 1865, Aaron M. Hill. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was Samuel W. Heath; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Ezra Jones. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon questions relating to the war was held on the 7th of May, at which the town voted to raise by taxation four thousand dollars for the enlistment and equipment of a company of volunte
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers killed in action. (search)
.Engagement.Date. Whitcomb, Charles W., 1st Lieut.,13th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 8, 1864. Whitcomb, George F., 1st Lieut.,30th Mass. Inf.,Cedar Creek, Va.,Oct. 19, 1864. White, Francis M.,10th Mass. Inf.,Fair Oaks, Va.,May 31, 1862. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Front Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, John,7th Mass. Inf.,Oak Grove, Va.,June 25, 1862. White, John,22d Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. White, Joseph, Corp.,57th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 18, 1864. White, Lorenzo,57th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, Patrick,22d Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. White, Wilbur,22d Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, William,33d Mass. Inf.,Resaca, Ga.,May 15, 1864. Whiting, Andrew M., Sergt.,11th Mass. Inf.,Bull Run, Va.,July 21, 1861. W
.Engagement.Date. Whitcomb, Charles W., 1st Lieut.,13th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 8, 1864. Whitcomb, George F., 1st Lieut.,30th Mass. Inf.,Cedar Creek, Va.,Oct. 19, 1864. White, Francis M.,10th Mass. Inf.,Fair Oaks, Va.,May 31, 1862. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Front Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, John,7th Mass. Inf.,Oak Grove, Va.,June 25, 1862. White, John,22d Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. White, Joseph, Corp.,57th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 18, 1864. White, Lorenzo,57th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, Patrick,22d Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. White, Wilbur,22d Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, William,33d Mass. Inf.,Resaca, Ga.,May 15, 1864. Whiting, Andrew M., Sergt.,11th Mass. Inf.,Bull Run, Va.,July 21, 1861. W
tcomb, G. D., 487 Whitcomb, G. F., 30th Mass. Inf., 114, 431 Whitcomb, G. F., 39th Mass. Inf. 559 Whitcomb, G. L., 487 White, A. J., 127, 487 White, C. O., 559 White, Dennis, 487 White, E. P., 495 White, F. M., 431 White, G. R., 431 White, George, Co. C., 28th Mass. Inf., 431 White, George, Co. C., 28th Mass. Inf., 431 White, H. K., 559 White, Henry, 431 White, J. M., 559 White, J. P., 487 White, James, 487 White, John, 2d, Mass. H. A., 559 White, John, 7th Mass. Inf., 431 White, George, Co. C., 28th Mass. Inf., 431 White, H. K., 559 White, Henry, 431 White, J. M., 559 White, J. P., 487 White, James, 487 White, John, 2d, Mass. H. A., 559 White, John, 7th Mass. Inf., 431 White, John, 22d Mass. Inf., 431 White, Joseph, 2d Mass. H. A., 559 White, Joseph, 15th Mass. Inf., 559 White, Joseph, 57th Mass. Inf., 431 White, Lorenzo, 431 White, P. H., 487 White, Patrick, 431 White, Philemon, 487 White, R. N., 487 White, S. P., 559 White, W. G., 74, 487 White, Wilbur, 431 White, William, 431 Whitehead, G. H., 487 Whiting, A. M., 431 Whiting, Albert, 559 Whiting, E. G., 431 Whiting, Ebenezer, 431 Whiting, G. F., 495 Whiting, H. L., 563 Whiting, J. M.,
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union, Company C. (search)
ded May 1, 1864, Pineyville, La. Trans. to Co. I, 24th Regt. V. R. C., March 1, 64. M. O. June 27, 1865. Harry Merrill, bugler, Bangor, Me. Cr. Norton, 21, s; seaman. Dec. 14, 1863. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Peter Shoen, bugler, en. N. O., La., 18. Nov. 11, 1862. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. John Moran, drummer, Roxbury, 17, s; trimmer, Aug. 22, 1862. Disch. disa. Feb. 19, 1863. William Tracy, drummer, Roxbury, 16, s; no occupation. Aug. 22, 1862. Died Feb. 14, 1864. N. O. La. George White, saddler, Boston. 29, m; shoemaker. Feb. 4, 1864. M. O. Nov. 18, 1865. J. Monroe Manning, cook. en. Alexandria, 27. may 10, 1863. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. James Henry, cook, en. Port Hudson, La. Aug. 28, 1863. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Samuel Hatcher, cook, en. Port Hudson, La. Aug. 28, 1863. Disch. July 26, 1865. Frank Ward. cook, en. Port Hudson, La., 22. July 10, 1863. Deserted July 13, 1864, Algiers, La. Rush T. Alden, Halifax, 27; farmer. Aug. 15, 1862. Disch. May
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