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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 10, 1863., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 2 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 8 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 4 0 Browse Search
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 II. 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dow, Neal, 1804-1897 (search)
Dow, Neal, 1804-1897 Reformer; born in Portland, Me., March 20, 1804. From the time he was a boy he was noted for his zeal in the temperance cause, and was one of the founders of the Prohibition party. In 1851 he drafted the famous prohibitory law of Maine, and was elected governor of the State the same year. In the Civil War he was commissioned colonel of the 13th Maine Volunteers; was promoted to brigadier-general; and was a prisoner of war at Mobile and in Libby prison. In 1880 he was the candidate of the Prohibition party for President, and in 1894 temperance organizations throughout the world observed his ninetieth birthday. He died in Portland, Me., Oct. 2, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Palmer, Erastus 1817- (search)
Palmer, Erastus 1817- Dow, sculptor; born in Pompey, Onondaga co., N. Y., April 2, 1817. Until he was twenty-nine years of age he was a carpenter, when he began cameo-cutting for jewelry, which was then fashionable. This business injured his eyesight, and he attempted sculpture, at which he succeeded at the age of thirty-five. His first work in marble was an ideal bust of the infant Ceres, which was exhibited at the Academy of Design, New York. It was followed by two exquisite bas-reliefs representing the morning and evening star. Mr. Palmer's works in bas-relief and statuary are highly esteemed. He produced more than 100 works in marble. His Angel of the resurrection, at the entrance to the Rural Cemetery at Albany, and The White captive, in the Metropolitan Museum, New York City, command the highest admiration. He went to Europe for the first time in 1873, and in 1873-74 completed a statue of Robert R. Livingston for the national Capitol.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Political parties in the United States. (search)
1872. The Tap-root Democrats, displeased by the nomination of Greeley by the Regular Democrats, nominated Charles O'Conor for President; declined, but received about 30,000 popular votes. Temperance, 1872. A national combination of local temperance organizations, became Prohibition party, 1876 For legal prohibition; female suffrage; direct Presidential vote; currency convertible into coin. Nominated James Black from Pennsylvania for President, 1872; Green Clay Smith, 1876; Neal Dow, 1880; John P. St. John, 1884; C. B. Fisk, 1888; John Bidwell, 1892; Joshua Levering, 1896; John G. Woolley, 1900. Greenback party, 1874 Became National Greenback Party, 1878; became Union Labor Party, 1887.—Unlimited coinage of gold and silver; substitution of greenbacks for national bank notes; suffrage without regard to sex; legislation in the interest of the laboring classes, etc. Nominated Peter Cooper for President, 1876; James B. Weaver, 1880; Benjamin F. Butler, 1884; Alson J.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
Samuel J. TildenN. Y.Dem4,284,885250,235184T. A. HendricksInd.Dem184 Rutherford B. Hayes*O.Rep4,033,950(h) 185William A. Wheeler*N. Y.Rep185 Peter CooperN. Y.Gre'nb81,740Samuel F. CaryO.Gre'nb Green Clay SmithKyPro.9,522Gideon T. StewartO.Pro James B. WalkerIll.Amer2,636D. KirkpatrickN. Y.Amer 1880. James A. Garfield*O.Rep4,449,0537,018214Chester A. Arthur*N. Y.Rep214 W. S. HancockPa.Dem4,442,035155William H. EnglishInd.Dem155 James B. WeaverIowaGre'nb307,306B. J. ChambersTexGre'nb Neal DowMe.Pro10,305H. A. ThompsonO.Pro John W. PhelpsVt.Amer707S. C. PomeroyKanAmer 1884. Grover Cleveland*O.Dem4,911,01762,683219T. A. Hendricks*Ind.Dem219 James G. BlaineMe.Rep4,848,334182John A. LoganIll.Rep182 John P. St. JohnKanPro151,809William DanielMdPro Benjamin F. ButlerMass.Peop133,825A. M. WestMissPeop P. D. WiggintonCalAmer 1888. Grover ClevelandN. Y.Dem5,538,23398,017168Allen G. ThurmanO.Dem168 Benjamin Harrison*Ind.Rep5,440,216233Levi P. Morton*N. Y.Rep233 Clinton B. FiskN
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Thompson, Henry Adams 1837- (search)
Thompson, Henry Adams 1837- Clergyman; born in Stormstown, Pa., March 23, 1837; graduated at Jefferson College in 1858, and studied theology at the Western Theological Seminary; was Professor of Mathematics in Otterbein University, O ., in 1872-86; candidate for Vice-President on the Prohibition ticket with Neal Dow in 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ballot, James B. Weaver, of Iowa, receives the entire vote (718) for President, and B. J. Chambers, of Texas, 403 for Vice-President, to 311 for Gen. A. M. West, of Mississippi......June 11, 1880 Second session adjourns......June 16, 1880 Neal Dow, of Maine, nominated for President, and A. M. Thompson, of Ohio, for Vice-President, by Prohibition National Convention, at Cleveland, O.......June 17, 1880 Samuel J. Tilden declines to be a candidate for President, by letter of......June 18,4, 1880 General Weaver accepts Greenback nomination......July 3, 1880 General Garfield accepts Republican nomination......July 12, 1880 Steamer Dessoug, with Egyptian obelisk Cleopatra's needle, arrives in New York......July 20, 1880 Neal Dow accepts Prohibition nomination......July 20, 1880 General Hancock accepts Democratic nomination......July 29, 1880 International sheep-and-wool show held at Philadelphia, Pa.......September, 1880 Return of the Schwatka Arctic explorat
ts and heating railroad cars by common stoves......1889 State convention of Union Labor party meets at Waterville, and nominates Isaac R. Clark, of Bangor, for governor......May 20, 1890 Legislature enacts an Australian ballot law......March 24, 1891 First Monday in September (Labor Day) made a legal holiday by legislature at session ending......April 3, 1891 Ex-Vice-President Hannibal Hamlin, born 1809, dies at Bangor......July 4, 1891 James G. Blaine, Secretary of State, resigns......June 4, 1892 James G. Blaine dies at Washington, D. C:, aged sixty-three years......Jan. 27, 1893 Neal Dow, the father of prohibition, dies at Portland......Oct. 2, 1897 Steamer Portland lost in a gale, 118 lives lost......Nov. 29, 1898 Nelson Dingley dies at Washington, D. C......Jan. 13, 1899 Twenty persons drowned by an accident at Bar Harbor......Aug. 6, 1899 Arthur Sewall, Democratic candidate for Vice-President in 1896, dies at Bath......Sept. 5, 1900 Maryland
llege $500,000......1882 Great flood in the Ohio, submerging parts of Cincinnati and Louisville; at Cincinnati the river rose 66 feet......Feb. 10-15, 1883 Ninety-fifth anniversary of the settlement of Ohio celebrated at Marietta......1883 Great flood of the Ohio; thousands rendered homeless. Congress appropriates $500,000 for relief......Feb. 12-15, 1884 Riots at Cincinnati, because of failure to punish criminals by law; forty-two killed and 120 wounded......March 28-30, 1884 Dow law passed, taxing the liquor traffic......1885 State board of health established......1885 John Sherman is re-elected United States Senator......Feb. 12, 1886 Waterspout at Xenia kills twenty-five persons, destroys 100 houses......May 19, 1886 Centennial celebration of the first settlement in Ohio at Marietta......April 7, 1888 Sunday liquor law passed......1888 Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial Exhibition opens at Cincinnati......July 4, 1888 Organization of Whi