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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 338 338 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. 13 13 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 13 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 12 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 12 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 12 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 10 10 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 9 9 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 6 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
red Suffolk, Va.—15. President Lincoln calls for 200,000 men in addition to the 500,000 called for Feb. 1. —16. Governor of Kentucky remonstrates against employing slaves in the army. Arkansas votes to become a free-labor State.—17. General Grant assumes command of all the armies of the republic. Fort de Russy blown up by the National forces.—28. Louisiana State Constitutional Convention met at New Orleans.—31. Longstreet's army, after wintering in eastern Tennessee, retired to Virginia.—April 10. Confederates seized and blew up Cape Lookout light-house, N. C.—13. New York Senate passes the soldiers' voting bill by a unanimous vote.—16. Ohio Superior Court decides the soldiers' voting law constitutional. Surprise and defeat of Confederates at Half Mountain, Ky., by Colonel Gallup.—17. Women's bread-riot in Savannah, Ga.—21. Nationals destroy the State salt-works near Wilmington, N. C., worth $100,000.—25. The offer of 85,000 100-days' men by the governors of Ohio
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lawton, Henry Ware 1843- (search)
had charge of the forward movement of the American troops, and further distinguished himself by the capture of El Caney (q. v.) after a notable engagement with the Spaniards, for which he was given the two stars. On Jan. 19, 1899, he Henry Ware Lawton. was sent to the Philippines, and soon after his arrival at Manila he began active operations against the Filipino insurgents, and met with remarkable success by adopting the tactics he had followed in his campaigns against the Indians. On April 10 he captured Santa Cruz, a Filipino stronghold. His next engagement was at San Rafael, where a large number of the insurgents were hidden on all sides in the jungle. Had it not been for his experience in Indian warfare the Americans would have suffered great loss. On May 15 he captured San Isidro, which at that time was the insurgent capital. On June 1 he was given the command of the defences of Manila, and in October began an offensive movement, with the view of capturing Aguinaldo, ma
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mitchel, Ormsby McKnight 1810- (search)
o, and there, taking a southwesterly course, joined the forces under Beauregard at Corinth, in northern Mississippi. Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchel was sent by General Buell, with a part of his force, in the direction of Huntsville, Ala.; to seize and hold the Memphis and Charleston Railway at that place. He performed this task with most wonderful vigor. With engines and cars captured at Bowling Green he entered Nashville, and pushed on southward. He reached the southern boundary of Tennessee on April 10,, crossed the State-line the same day, and entered northern Alabama. He had passed through a very hostile region, but now saw signs of loyalty. Pushing on to Huntsville, before dawn, April 11, while the unsuspecting inhabitants were soundly slumbering, he surprised and captured the place. He did not tarry long there. Finding himself in possession of an ample supply of rolling-stock, he speedily organized two expeditions to operate along the line of the railway each way from Huntsville
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sumter, Fort (search)
efend it. Beauregard made (March 25) a proposition for its surrender on degrading terms, to which the major replied with warmth, If I can only be permitted to leave on the pledge you mention, I shall never, so help me God, leave this fort alive. Beauregard apologized. The message of the President to Governor Pickens produced a crisis. It caused intense excitement throughout the Confederacy, and especially at Charleston. Beauregard received a despatch from the government at Montgomery (April 10), conditionally authorizing him to demand the surrender of Fort Sumter. He determined to make the demand at 12 M. the next day. All the military and the batteries around Charleston Harbor were made ready for action. Politicians had been urging this blow for some time. Roger A. Pryor (q. v.), lately a member of Congress from Virginia, and Edmund Ruffin were among the foremost in urging an attack upon Fort Sumter. They wished it for its effect on the politics of the State. The Virginia C
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Tennessee, (search)
d to Murfreesboro with nearly 100 prisoners, with a loss of ten men killed and wounded. On March 18, Col. A. S. Hall with 1,400 men was attacked by Morgan, the guerilla, and 2,000 men at Milton, 12 miles from Murfreesboro. With the aid of Harris's battery, in a three hours struggle Hall repulsed Morgan, who lost 300 or 400 men killed and wounded. Early in April, Gen. Gordon Granger was in command at Franklin, building a fort near. He had about 5,000 troops. Van Dorn attacked him there (April 10) with 9,000 Confederates. The latter intended if successful to push on and seize Nashville, but he was repulsed with a loss of about 300 men. Rosecrans sent Col. Abdel D. Streight (q. v.) on an extensive raid in Alabama and Georgia in April and May, which resulted in the capture of the leader and his men. Late in November, 1863, Gen. Sherman (q. v.) arrived in the neighborhood of Chattanooga. It was imperative that he should get his army over the river without being discovered. To dr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, (search)
cked, run down, and sunk by the Virginia police-boat Augustus, Nov. 27; harmony is restored between the States, Virginia withdrawing her exclusive claim......December, 1889 Australian ballot law passed by Maryland legislature, and a high-license law enacted for Baltimore......1890 Decoration Day made a legal holiday by act of legislature......1890 State Treasurer Stevenson Archer discovered to be a defaulter to the amount of $132,401.25, March 27; is arrested at his home in Belair, April 10; is tried, pleads guilty, and is sentenced to five years imprisonment......July 7, 1890 Ex-Gov. Philip Francis Thomas dies at Baltimore, aged eighty......Oct. 2, 1890 United States Senator Ephraim King Wilson dies in Washington, D. C.......Feb. 24, 1891 Monument erected by the State to Leonard Calvert, first governor of the colony, at Old St. Mary's......June 3, 1891 Charles H. Gibson qualifies as United States Senator by executive appointment to fill place of Senator Wilson, de
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
souri; defeats Curtis at Little Blue, Oct. 21, but is repulsed by Nationals at Big Blue, Little Osage, and Newtonia......October, 1864 Constitutional convention meets at St. Louis, Jan. 6, 1865, adopts an ordinance abolishing slavery......Jan. 11, 1865 State board of immigration organized under act of legislature......1865 State convention vacates on May 1 the offices of judges of the Supreme Court, of all circuit courts, and others......March 17, 1865 New constitution completed April 10. Article II., section 9, provides that after sixty days no person shall be permitted to practise as an attorney, nor be competent as a bishop, priest, deacon, minister, elder, or other clergyman to teach or preach or solemnize marriages unless he shall have taken, subscribed, and filed an oath of loyalty. Constitution ratified by the people, vote 43,670 for and 41,808 against......June 6, 1865 Judges of the higher courts decline to yield to the new judges appointed by Governor Fletcher
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wallace, Lewis 1827- (search)
Wallace, Lewis 1827- Military officer and author; born in Brookville, Ind., April 10, 1827; son of Gov. David Wallace; studied law, and began practice in Crawfordsville, Ind. He served as lieutenant of Indiana volunteers in the war with Mexico, and afterwards resumed his profession. He served one term in the State Senate; and when the Civil War broke out he was appointed adjutant-general of Indiana. Soon afterwards he was made colonel of the 11th (Zouave) Indiana Volunteers, with which he performed signal Lewis Wallace. service in western Virginia (see Romney, skirmish at). When he fell back to Cumberland, after his dash on Romney, the Confederates took heart and advanced, 4,000 strong—infantry, cavalry, and artillery—under Colonel McDonald. They pushed on to New Creek and destroyed the bridge of the Baltimore and Ohio Railway there. They pressed on, destroyed all communication between Cumberland and Grafton, and completely isolated Wallace. He had neither cannon nor cava
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wilson, James Harrison (search)
efences, carrying them without much difficulty. Although Forrest was in it with 7,000 troops, it was in possession of the Nationals before sunset. Forrest was not disposed to attempt its defence, but General Taylor, who was there, ordered him to hold it at all hazards. He did his best, but in the evening he and one-half his followers fled eastward, leaving in flames 25,000 bales of cotton stored in the city. Wilson destroyed the great foundries and other public property, and left Selma (April 10) a ghastly ruin. From Selma Wilson pushed to Montgomery, then under the military command of Gen. Wirt Adams. This officer did not wait for Wilson's arrival, but, setting on fire 90,000 bales of cotton stored there, he fled. The Nationals entered the town unopposed. Major Weston marched northward (April 12), and, near Wetumpka, on the Coosa, he destroyed five heavily laden steamboats. Montgomery was surrendered to Wilson by the civil authorities, and after two days he crossed the Alab