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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Moorehead, Warren King 1866- (search)
Moorehead, Warren King 1866- Archaeologist; born in Siena, Italy, of American parents, March 10, 1866; received a liberal education, and applied himself to archaeo- logical study in Licking county, O. Later he studied with D. Thomas Wilson, curate of Prehistoric Anthropology in the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D. C. He had charge of archaeological work in the Ohio Valley, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, for the World's Columbian Exposition, and while so engaged made important discoveries in the altar mounds of the Scioto Valley. In 1898 he was engaged in explorations in the West. He is a member of the Victoria Institute of England, and a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Science. His publications include Primitive man in Ohio; Fort ancient; Wanneta, the Sioux, and many reports.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nashville, (search)
the left of Schofield. To these were added the troops comprising the garrison at Nashville and Wilson's cavalry at Edgefield, on the north side of the Cumberland. The troops of Thomas were better aed with a dense fog, which did not rise until near noon. Gen. A. J. Smith pressed forward, while Wilson's cavalry made a wide circuit to gain Hood's rear. Other troops were busy on the right, strikinn his left, and Smith came in on Wood's right, while Schofield threatened the Confederate left. Wilson's cavalry, dismounted, formed on his right. The movement on Hood's left, so successful the day now continued. The whole National line moved to within 600 yards of that of the Confederates. Wilson's cavalry was soon upon their left flank, and at 3 P. M. two of Wood's brigades assailed the Coneat impetuosity upon the Confederate works on their respective fronts, carried all before them. Wilson's dismounted men charged farther to the right and blocked a way of retreat. This successful mov