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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 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 4: The Cavalry (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 25, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 18, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 4 0 Browse Search
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 4 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Steinwehr, Adolph Wilhelm Friedrich 1822-1877 (search)
Steinwehr, Adolph Wilhelm Friedrich 1822-1877 Baron von, military officer; born in Blankenburg, Brunswick, Germany, Sept. 25, 1822. His father and grandfather were in the Prussian military service, and he was educated at the military academy of Brunswick. He came to the United States in 1847, and offered his services to the government in the war against Mexico. He failed to get a commission in the army, and returned to Germany. Coming again to the United States in 1854, he settled on aBrunswick. He came to the United States in 1847, and offered his services to the government in the war against Mexico. He failed to get a commission in the army, and returned to Germany. Coming again to the United States in 1854, he settled on a farm in Connecticut; and when the Civil War broke out he raised a regiment in New York, and with it fought in the battle of Bull Run. In the fall of 1861 he was made brigadier-general, and commanded the 2d Brigade of Blenker's division. After the organization of the Army of Virginia Steinwehr was appointed to command the 2d Division of Sigel's corps, and was active in the campaign in Virginia from August to December, 1862. He was in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg in 1863. G
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher 1811-1896 (search)
Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher 1811-1896 Author; born in Litchfield, Conn., June 14, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe. 1811; sister of Henry Ward Beecher and wife of Rev. Calvin E. Stowe; was educated at Hartford, Conn., and taught school there and at Cincinnati. She married at the latter place when twenty-two years old, and afterwards lived in Andover, Hartford, and Brunswick, Me., also spending much time in Florida. Her most famous work, Uncle Tom's cabin, was first published in the Washington National era in 1851. This book is credited with having a most powerful bearing on the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln. Among her other successful works were Dred; The minister's Wooing; My wife and I; We and our neighbors; Old town folks; Poganuc people; Agnes of Sorrento; Pink and White tyranny, etc. She died in Hartford, Conn., July 1, 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Treaties. (search)
884 Bolivia: Treaty of Peace, friendship, commerce, navigationLa PazMay 13, 1858 Principal treaties and conventions of the United States with other powers—Continued. Foreign Power and Object of Treaty.Where Concluded.Date. Borneo: Convention of Peace, friendship, good understandingBruniJune 23, 1850 Brazil: Treaty of Peace and amityRio de JaneiroDec. 12, 1828 Convention of Satisfying U. S. claimsRio de JaneiroJan. 27, 1849 Convention of Trade-marksRio de JaneiroSept. 24, 1878 Brunswick and Luxemburg: Convention of Rights of citizensWashingtonAug. 21, 1854 Central America: Convention of Peace, amity, navigation, etcWashingtonDec. 5, 1825 Chile: Convention of Peace, commerce, and navigationSantiagoMay 16, 1832 Convention of Arbitration of Macedonian claimsSantiagoNov. 10, 1858 China: Treaty of Peace, amity, and commerceWang-HiyaJuly 3, 1844 Treaty of Peace, amity, and commerceTientsinJune 18, 1858 Convention of Adjustment of claimShanghaiNov. 8, 1858 Convention
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Treaties, Anglo-American (search)
and was signed the day before. The following is the text of the definitive treaty of peace and friendship between his Britannic Majesty, and the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3d day of September, 1783: In the name of the most holy and undivided Trinity. It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the hearts of the most serene and most potent prince, George III., by the grace of God King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburg, arch-treasurer and prince elector of the Holy Roman Empire, etc., and of the United States of America, to forget all past misunderstandings and differences that have unhappily interrupted the good correspondence and friendship which they mutually wish to restore, and to establish such a beneficial and satisfactory intercourse between the two countries, upon the ground of reciprocal advantages and mutual convenience, as may promote and secure to both perpetual peace and harmo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
arms......Dec. 31, 1851 Formation of the Know-nothing or American party in Georgia......1852 Southern convention meets in Savannah......Dec. 12, 1856 Appropriation of $200,000 made by Congress for purchase of site for a naval depot at Brunswick on Blythe Island......Jan. 28, 1857 Howell Cobb appointed Secretary of the Treasury......March 6, 1857 Governor Brown vetoes bill suspending forfeiture proceedings against banks for one year; the banks in Augusta and elsewhere resume specpreme Court, dies at Macon......Jan. 23, 1893 Statue of Alexander H. Stephens unveiled at Crawfordsville......May 24, 1893 Cyclone on the coast of Georgia and South Carolina, 1,000 lives lost......Aug. 28, 1893 Yellow-fever epidemic at Brunswick......Sept. 17, 1893 Cotton-spinners' Southern Association meets at Augusta......Dec. 13, 1893 The cotton States and international exposition at Atlanta opened......Sept. 18, 1895 Ex-Speaker C. F. Crisp dies at Atlanta......Oct. 23, 189
ed with additional articles at Mare Point (now in Brunswick) between the whites and Indians......Jan. 7, 1699 hey attack the fort at St. George's River and burn Brunswick......June-July, 1722 One thousand men raised byction of Sagadahoc territory......Aug. 25, 1733 Brunswick incorporated......June 24, 1737 King in council.September, 1755 Skirmishes with the Indians at Brunswick, New Gloucester, Windham, where the Indian chief Pranted by the General Court for Bowdoin College in Brunswick......June 24, 1794 Augusta (the ancient Cushnocch 8, 1787, that Twenty-mile Falls, 20 miles above Brunswick, are the uppermost Great Falls in the Androscoggin Gosselin appointed to govern the province between Brunswick and Penobscot......1814 British sloop from Haliber to vote on the question, and send delegates to Brunswick the last Monday of September, who, if a majority o0, 1816 Convention of 185 delegates convenes at Brunswick; vote shows 11,961 yeas to 10,347 nays; the attemp
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
distributer, they compel him to take an oath not to distribute the stamped paper......1765 British ship-of-war Viper, Jacob Lobb captain, lying at anchor off Brunswick, seizes two merchant vessels, the Dobbs and Patience, from Philadelphia, showing clearance papers without stamps. Five hundred and eighty men under Col. Hugh Waddell, having secured the clearance papers from the collector of the port, proceed from Wilmington to Brunswick, and compel the release of the two vessels......Feb. 21, 1766 George A. Selwyn obtains from the crown large grants of land in Mecklenburg county, but the people prevent their survey......1766 Rev. Daniel Caldwell ight of forming a constitution and laws for this colony ......April 12, 1776 Nine hundred British, under Lord Cornwallis, land on General Howe's plantation in Brunswick, ravage and plunder it, May 12, and after burning some mills in the vicinity embark, having Governor Martin on board, and sail for Charleston......May 29, 1776
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Vail, Stephen Montford 1818-1880 (search)
Vail, Stephen Montford 1818-1880 Clergyman; born in Union Dale, Westchester co., N. Y., Jan. 10, 1818; graduated at Bowdoin College in 1838, and at the Union Theological Seminary in 1842; began to preach in the Methodist Episcopal Church and founded the first church of that denomination in Brunswick, Me.; was Professor of Languages in Amenia Seminary in 1843; held pastorates in Fishkill, N. Y., Sharon, Conn., and Pine Plains, N. Y.; Professor of Oriental Languages in the General Biblical Institute of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Concord, N. H., in 1849; and became United States consul for Rhenish Bavaria in 1869. He wrote for the Methodist press; and published essays on slavery and church polity. He died in Jersey City, N. J., Nov. 26, 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Waddell, Hugh 1734-1773 (search)
Waddell, Hugh 1734-1773 Military officer; born in Lisburn, Ireland, in 1734; settled in North Carolina in 1753; was made lieutenant in the regiment of Col. James Innes and took part in the Virginia campaign in 1758; built Fort Dobbs, which he commanded in 1756-57. During the expedition to Fort Duquesne in 1758 he commanded the North Carolina troops; promoted colonel in 1759. When the English war-vessel Diligence, which brought over the stamped paper, endeavored to land a detachment of troops at Brunswick in 1765, he seized the ship's boat, and compelled William Houston, the stamp officer, to sign a pledge in public, promising that he would never receive any stamped paper which might arrive from England, nor officiate in any way in the distribution of stamps in the province of North Carolina. In 1771 he conducted the campaign against the regulators. He died in Castle Haynes, N. C., April 9, 1773.
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