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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 3 3 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 3 3 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 3 3 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 3 3 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 2 2 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 2 2 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. 2 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cluseret, Gustave Paul 1823- (search)
Cluseret, Gustave Paul 1823- Military officer; born in Paris, France, June 13, 1823; came to the United States in January, 1862; enlisted in the Union army and was made aide-de-camp to General McClellan, and received the brevet of brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862 for bravery in the battle of Cross Keys. On March 2, 1863, he resigned from the army, and the next year became editor of the New nation, a weekly published in New York City. In this paper he strongly opposed the renomination of Lincoln and favored Fremont. He was the author of a number of articles on The situation in the United States, which were published in the Courrier Francais. He returned to France in 1867.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cobb, Thomas R. R. 1823- (search)
Cobb, Thomas R. R. 1823- Lawyer; born in Cherry Hill, Ga., April 10, 1823; graduated at the University of Georgia in 1841; member of the Confederate Congress; general in the Confederate army. His publications include Digest of the laws of Georgia; Inquiry into the law of negro slavery in the United States; and Historical sketch of slavery, from the earliest periods. He was killed in the battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Coffin, Charles Carleton 1823-1896 (search)
Coffin, Charles Carleton 1823-1896 (pen-name Carleton), author; born in Boscawen, N. H., July 26, 1823; during the Civil War was war correspondent of the Boston Journal. His publications include Days and nights on the battle-field; Following the flag; Four years of fighting; Caleb Krinkle, a story of American life; Story of liberty; Old times in the colonies; Life of Garfield, etc. He died in Brookline, Mass., March 2, 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Coles, Edward 1786-1868 (search)
Coles, Edward 1786-1868 Governor; born in Albemarle county, Va., Dec. 15, 1786; graduated at William and Mary College in 1807; went to Russia on a confidential diplomatic mission for the United States government in 1817. He removed to Edwardsville, Ill., in 1819, and freed all the slaves which he had inherited, giving to the head of each family 160 acres of land. He was governor of Illinois from 1823 to 1826, and during his term of office he prevented the slavery party from obtaining control of the State. Later he settled in Philadelphia, Pa., and in 1856 read a History of the ordinance of 1787 before the Pennsylvania Historical Society. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., July 7, 1868.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Colfax, Schuyler 1823- (search)
Colfax, Schuyler 1823- Statesman; born in New York City, March 23, 1823; was grandson of the last commander of Washington's life-guard; became a merchant's clerk, and then, with his family, he went to New Carlisle, St. Joseph co., Ind., where for five years he was a clerk in a country store. In 1841 his step-father, Schuyler Colfax. Mr. Mathews, was elected county auditor, and he removed to South Bend and made Name. Greek Letters. Where Founded. Date. Kappa Alpha *k *a Union1825 Delta Phi *d *fUnion1827 Sigma Phi *s *fUnion1827 Alpha Delta Phi *a *d *fHamilton1832 Psi Upsilon*y *uUnions1833 Delta Upsilon*d *uWilliams1834 Beta Theta Pi*b *q *pMiami1839 Chi Psi*x *yUnion1841 Delta Kappa Epsilon*d *k *eYale1844 Zeta Psi*z *yNew York University1846 Delta Psi*d *yColumbia1847 Theta Delta Chi*q *d *xUnion1847 Phi Delta Theta*f *d *qMiami1848 Phi Gamma Delta *f *g *dJefferson1848 Phi Kappa Sigma.*f *k *sUniversity of Pennsylvania1850 Phi Kappa Psi*f *k *yJeffer
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Connecticut (search)
f Congress.Date. Oliver Ellsworth 1st to 4th1789 to 1797 William S. Johnson 1st1789 to 1791 Roger Sherman 2d1791 to 1793 Stephen Nix Mitchell 3d1793 to 1795 James Hillhouse 4th to 11th1796 to 1811 Jonathan Trumbull4th1795 to 1796 Uriah Tracy 4th to 9th1796 to 1807 Chauncey Goodrich 10th to 12th1807 to 1813 Samuel W. Dana 11th to 16th1810 to 1821 David Daggett 13th to 15th1813 to 1819 James Lanman16th to 18th1819 to 1825 Elijah Boardman17th1821 to 1823 Henry W. Edwards 18th to 19th1823 to 1827 Calvin Willey 19th to 21st1825 to 1831 Samuel A. Foote 20th to 22d1827 to 1833 Gideon Tomlinson 22d to 24th1831 to 1837 Nathan Smith23d 1833 to 1835 John M. Niles 24th to 25th1835 to 1839 Perry Smith25th to 27th1837 to 1843 Thaddeus Betts 26th1839 to 1840 Jabez W. Huntington26th to 29th1840 to 1847 John M. Niles 28th to 30th1843 to 1849 Roger S. Baldwin30th to 31st1847 to 1851 Truman Smith 31st to 33d1849 to 1854 Isaac Toucey 32d to 34th1852 to 1857 Francis Gillett 33d18
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crowninshield, Benjamin William 1772-1851 (search)
Crowninshield, Benjamin William 1772-1851 born in Boston, Mass., Dec. 27, 1772; elected to the State Senate in 1811, and appointed Secretary of the Navy by President Madison in 1814. President Monroe also appointed him Secretary of the Navy. He resigned in November, 1818. In 1823 he was elected to Congress, and served until March 3, 1831. He died in Boston, Feb. 3, 1851.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cutler, Manasseh 1742-1823 (search)
Cutler, Manasseh 1742-1823 Clergyman; born in Killingly, Conn., May 3, 1742; graduated at Yale College in 1765; studied theology; was ordained in 1771; was a chaplain of a regiment in the army in 1776; became an excellent botanist; and gave the first scientific description of the plants of New England. As agent for the Ohio Company in 1787, he bought 1,500,000 acres of land northwest of the Ohio, and started the first company of emigrants to that region, who founded the town of Marietta in April, 1787. He travelled thither in a sulky (a two-wheeled, oneseated carriage), 750 miles in twenty-nine days. He was a member of Congress in 1800-4. He died in Hamilton, Mass., July 28, 1823.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dane, Nathan, 1752-1835 (search)
Dane, Nathan, 1752-1835 Jurist; born at Ipswich, Mass., Dec. 27, 1752; graduated at Harvard in 1778. An able lawyer and an influential member of Congress (1785-88), he was the framer of the celebrated ordinance of 1787. He was a member of the Massachusetts legislature several years, and was engaged to revise the laws of the State (1799), and revise and publish the charters (1811) which had been granted therein. Mr. Dane was a member of the Hartford Convention (see Hartford) in 1814. His work entitled A. General abridgment and digest of American law, in 9 large volumes (1823-29), is a monument of his learning and industry. He founded the Dane professorship of law in Harvard University. He died in Beverly, Feb. 15, 1835.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Darling, Henry, 1823-1891 (search)
Darling, Henry, 1823-1891 Clergyman; born in Reading, Pa., Dec. 27, 1823; graduated at Amherst College in 1842; ordained to the ministry of the Presbyterian Church in 1847; published Slavery and the War (1863), etc. He died in Clinton, N. Y., April 20, 1891.
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