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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
, 1868 Gen. J. Reynolds appointed to command 5th Military District (Texas)......July 28, 1868 Thaddeus Stevens, born 1793, dies at Washington, D. C.......Aug. 11, 1868 Ordinance of secession declared null and void in Louisiana by Constitution, ratified by the people......Aug. 17-18, 1868 Col. George A. Forsyth engages in an eight days fight with Indians on the north fork of the Republican River, Kan......September, 1868 Second session reassembles for one day and adjourns to Oct. 16......Sept. 21, 1868 Congress meets and adjourns to Nov. 10......Oct. 16, 1868 Grant and Colfax, Republicans, elected President and Vice-President by votes of twenty-six States and a popular vote of 3,015,071; Seymour and Blair, Democrats, receive votes of eight States and a popular vote of 2,709,613......Nov. 3, 1868 Second session meets and adjourns......Nov. 10, 1868 Third session meets......Dec. 7, 1868 President proclaims unconditional pardon and amnesty to all concerned
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provost-marshalgeneral......Aug. 30, 1861 By proclamation, Aug. 30, General Fremont manumits two slaves of Thomas L. Snead, a secessionist of St. Louis......Sept. 12, 1861 Nationals are defeated in battles at Blue Mills Landing, Sept. 17, Lexington, Sept. 20, and Papinsville......Sept. 21, 1861 State convention at Jefferson City requires each civil officer within sixty days to subscribe an oath to support the constitution......Oct. 16, 1861 Lexington reoccupied by the Nationals, Oct. 16, who are also victorious at Fredericktown, Oct. 22, and at Springfield......Oct. 26, 1861 Governor Jackson issues (Sept. 26) a proclamation from Lexington, convening the legislature in extra session at Masonic Hall in Neosho, Newton county......Oct. 21, 1861 General Fremont is relieved by Gen. David Hunter......Nov. 2, 1861 Legislature at Neosho passes an act of secession, Oct. 28, and resolution requesting all members to sign it......Nov. 2, 1861 Indecisive battle at Belmont be