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profound. He was a genuine gentleman, and true to a false master in victory and in defeat. The Siddhanta Ciromani, a Sanscrit text-book on astronomy, gives an account of a wheel having on its outer edge a number of holes of equal size and at equal distances from one another, but upon a zigzag line; these holes are filled half full of mercury, and stopped at the orifice; and it was claimed that the wheel will then, if supported by an axis upon a couple of props, revolve of itself. Bishop Wilkins (b. 1614, d. 1672), in his Mathematical magic, tells of perpetual motion produced by chymical attractions caused by grinding mercury and some other substances together; in distilling and redistilling the mass until small atoms are produced, which, being placed in a glass globe, serve to keep it perpetually moving. The worthy bishop does not, however, repose implicit confidence in the efficacy of this means to produce the desired result. According to Thomas Tymme, a certain Cornelius
. 30,615CollinsNov. 13, 1860. 33,341FolgerSept. 24, 1861. 36,591WilkinsSept. 30, 1862. 38,076WilkinsMar. 31, 1863. 40,000Tracy et al.SepWilkinsMar. 31, 1863. 40,000Tracy et al.Sept. 15, 1863. 40,589SecorNov. 10, 1863. 41,527MillerFeb. 9, 1864. 41,572Eames et al.Feb. 16, 1864. 48,345McCluskeyJune 20, 1865. 56,224Ho. 117,364BairdJuly 25, 1871. 121,328BurnamNov. 28, 1871. 121,477WilkinsDec. 5, 1871. 123,742TaitFeb. 13, 1872. (Reissue.)4,794BairdM. 126,925BradyMay 21, 1872. 127,155DemarestMay 28, 1872. 128,518WilkinsJuly 2, 1872. 137,048BaryMar. 25, 1873. 141,663PeddenAug. 12, 187er. 96,527WilmotNov. 2, 1869. 112,537BrickMar. 14, 1871. 128,517WilkinsJuly 2, 1872. 136,327LeslieFeb. 25, 1873. 10. Oiling Thread. 10,5. 50,402StoopsOct. 10, 1865. 52,257BartramJan. 30, 1866. 55,567WilkinsJune 12, 1866. 75,755HathawayMar. 24, 1868. 79,571Hewitt et al.Jueigh 4 ounces. A piece brought to England, from Dacca, by Sir Charles Wilkins, in 1786, weighed 34 3/10 grains; its length was 5 yards 7 i
r, Abraham M. Born in Massachusetts. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Vols., Mar. 11, 1863. Major, Surgeon, U. S. Vols., June 29, 1863. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Vols., Aug. 15, 1865. Mustered out, Aug. 18, 1865. Died at San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 17, 1886. Wilder, Charles B. Born in Massachusetts. Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, Feb. 19, 1863. Mustered out, Mar. 30, 1866. Died, May 7, 1882. Wiley, Daniel day. See General Officers. Wilkins, Charles. Born in Massachusetts. Military Storekeeper, Ordnance Department, U. S. Army, Feb. 3, 1862. Died at Detroit Arsenal, Jan. 18, 1865. Williams, Ephraim. Born in Massachusetts. Private, 27th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 27, 1862. Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 18, 1864. First Lieutenant, July 9, 1864. Mustered out, May 10, 1866. Second Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, Feb. 23, 1866. First Lieutenant, July 28, 1866. Brevet Captain, U. S. Army, Sept. 23, 1867. Retired, A
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
avy, 154 Wilder, C. B., U. S. Vols., 454 Wilder, F. A., 731 Wilder, G. O., 372 Wilder, John, 372, 497 Wildes, E. P., 372 Wildes, F. A., 372 Wildes, Frank, 154 Wildes, T. J., 154 Wiley, D. D., 202, 454, 567 Wiley, G. H., 372 Wiley, George, 372 Wiley, John, 2d, 372 Wiley, W. F., 372 Wilkes, Charles, 731 Wilkeson, Frank, 731 Wilkey, J. H., 372 Wilkie, J. H., 23d Unattached Co. Mass. Inf., 372 Wilkie, J. H., 24th Unattached Co. Mass. Inf., 372 Wilkins, C. R., 154 Wilkins, Charles, 454 Wilkinson, G. W., 154 Wilkins, H. C., 154 Wilkins, H. E., 372 Willard, Ammi, 585 Willard, Andrew, 154 Willard, J. N., 391 Willard, Robert, 154 Willard, Samuel, 372 Willard, Sidney, 233 Willard, Wells, 372 Willcomb, C. L., 154 Willey, J. C., 372 Willey, J. S., 372 Willey, W. H., 26th Mass. Inf., 372 Willey, W. H., 14th U. S. Colored H. A., 497 Williams, A. G., 391 Williams, C. F., Jr., 373 Williams, C. H., 373 Williams, Caroline T., 585 Williams, Charles, 483