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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Blooming Gap, skirmish at. (search)
Blooming Gap, skirmish at. Gen. F. W. Lander was sent, early in January, 1862, to protect the Baltimore and Ohio Railway. He had a wily and energetic opponent in Stonewall Jackson. who was endeavoring to gain what the Confederates had lost in western Virginia, and to hold possession of the Shenandoah Valley. With about 4,000 men Lander struck Jackson at Blooming Gap (Feb. 14), captured seventeen of his commissioned officers. nearly sixty of his rank and file, and compelled him to retire.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, (search)
ccompanies the treaty will put the Senate in possession of all the facts known to the executive. Benjamin Harrison. executive mansion, Washington, Feb. 15, 1893. Letter of the Secretary of State to the President The undersigned, Secretary of State, has the honor to lay before the President, with a view to obtaining the advice and consent of the Senate thereto, should such a course be, in the judgment of the President, for the public interest, a treaty, signed at Washington on Feb. 14, by the undersigned and the accredited commissioners of the existing provisional government of the Hawaiian Islands, in representation of their respective governments, for the full and absolute cession of the said islands and all their dependencies to the United States forever, with provision for the temporary government of these islands under the sovereign authority of the United States, until Congress shall otherwise enact. With this treaty the undersigned submits to the President copies
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kettle Creek, battle of (search)
Kettle Creek, battle of Nearly 800 North and South Carolina Tories, led by Colonel Boyd, started to join the British at Augusta, in February, 1779, desolating the upper country of the latter State on the way. When within two days march of Augusta they were attacked (Feb. 14), at Kettle Creek, by Col. Andrew Pickens, with the militia of Ninety-Six, and, after a sharp fight, were defeated. Boyd and seventy of his men were killed, and seventy-five were made prisoners. Pickens lost thirty-eight men.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spain, War with (search)
r De Lome, in which he wrote disparaingly of President McKinley, was published. On learning of the exposure the minister requested his government to accept his resignation. Feb. 9. The United States Senate discussed intervention in Cuba. Feb. 14. Resolutions requesting the President to transmit information relative to the situation in Cuba were adopted by Congress. Feb. 14. Señor Luis Polo y Bernabe was appointed Spanish minister to the United States to succeed Señor De Lome. FeFeb. 14. Señor Luis Polo y Bernabe was appointed Spanish minister to the United States to succeed Señor De Lome. Feb. 15. The battle-ship Maine was blown up in the harbor of Havana by a floating mine; 260 American lives were destroyed. Feb. 16. Spain officially expressed regret for the Maine incident. Feb. 17. A naval court of inquiry into the cause of the destruction of the Maine was appointed by the United States government. Feb. 18-25. The Spanish cruiser Vizcaya visited New York Harbor. On the last date she sailed for Havana. Feb. 20. The court of inquiry began its session in Havana.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
an. 27, 1893 Bill to repeal the silver-purchase clause of the Sherman act called up by Senator Hill......Feb. 6, 1893 Electoral votes counted......Feb. 8, 1893 Hawaiian commission reaches Washington, Feb. 3; treaty of annexation signed, Feb. 14, and laid before the Senate......Feb. 15, 1893 Act for a national quarantine against cholera approved......Feb. 15, 1893 Gen. P. T. G. Beauregard, born near New Orleans, May 28, 1818, dies at New Orleans, La.......Feb. 20, 1893 Presidenthe City of New York by President Harrison......Feb. 22, 1893 Secretary of State Foster resigns to sit on the Bering Sea tribunal at Paris......Feb. 23, 1893 Proclamations of President setting apart the Sierra Forest reserve, California, Feb. 14; Pacific coast reserve, Washington, Feb. 20; Grand Cañon forest reserve, Arizona, Feb. 20; Trabuco Cañon forest reserve and another timber reserve in California......Feb. 25, 1893 Diplomatic appropriation act, authorizing the President at his
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
4, 1890 Semi-centennial of the laying of the corner-stone of the State university at Columbia celebrated......July 4, 1890 Limited Kansas City express on the Missouri Pacific Railroad is held up by seven highwaymen at Otterville, and express car robbed of $90,000......Aug. 17, 1890 Representatives from the Union Labor, Prohibition, and Greenback parties meet at St. Louis, Sept. 3, and organize the National Reform party......Sept. 5, 1890 Gen. W. T. Sherman dies at New York City, Feb. 14, is buried at St. Louis......Feb. 21, 1891 Legal rate of interest fixed at 8 per cent. by act of legislature, which adjourns......March 24, 1891 National industrial conference (over 650 delegates from Farmers' Alliance and mutual benefit associations) meets at St. Louis and decides to act with the People's party in the Presidential campaign......Feb. 22, 1892 National Nicaragua Canal convention, with delegates from twenty-five or more States, meets at St. Louis......June 2, 1892