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John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 1 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 1 1 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 1 1 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 1 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 1 1 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Foote, Andrew Hull 1806- (search)
Foote, Andrew Hull 1806- Naval officer; born in New Haven, Conn., Sept. 12, 1806; entered the navy as midshipman in 1822; was flag-lieutenant of the Mediterranean Andrew Hull Foote. squadron in 1833; and in 1838, as first lieutenant of the ship John Adams, under Commodore Read, he circumnavigated the globe, and took part in an attack on the pirates of Sumatra. He was one of the first to introduce (1841) the principle of total abstinence from intoxicating drinks into the United States navy; and on the Cumberland (1843-45) he delivered, on Sundays, extemporary sermons to his crew. He successfully engaged in the suppression of the slave-trade on the coast of Africa in 1849-52. In command of the China station in 1856, when the Chinese and English were at war, Foote exerted himself to protect American property, and was fired upon by the Celestials. His demand for an apology was refused, and he stormed and captured four Chinese forts, composed of granite walls 7 feet thick and m
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Foote, Henry Stuart 1800-1880 (search)
Foote, Henry Stuart 1800-1880 Statesman; born in Fauquier county, Va., Sept. 20, 1800; graduated at Washington College in 1819, and admitted to the bar in 1822; removed to Mississippi in 1826, where he entered into active politics while practising his profession. In 1847 he was elected to the United States Senate, and in 1852 was elected governor of the State, his opponent being Jefferson Davis. Mr. Foote was a strong opponent of secession at the Southern Convention held at Knoxville, Tenn., in May, 1859, but when secession was an assured fact he accepted an election to the Confederate Congress, where he was active in his opposition to most of President Davis's measures. He wrote Texas and the Texans (2 volumes); The War of the rebellion, or Scylla and Charybdis, Personal reminiscences, etc. In his day he was a noted duellist. He died in Nashville, Tenn., May 20, 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Forward, Walter 1786-1852 (search)
Forward, Walter 1786-1852 Statesman; born in Connecticut in 1786; removed to Pittsburg, where he was editor of the Tree of liberty, a Democratic paper; admitted to the bar of Pennsylvania in 1806; elected to Congress in 1822; appointed first comptroller of the United States Treasury in 1841; Secretary of the United States Treasury in 1841; elected judge of the district court of Alleghany county, Pa., in 1851. He died in Pittsburg, Nov. 24, 1852.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Frost, John 1800-1859 (search)
Frost, John 1800-1859 Author; born in Kennebunk, Me., Jan. 26, 1800; graduated at Harvard in 1822; was the author of History of the world; Pictorial history of the United States; Book of the army; Book of the Navy, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 28, 1859. Soldier; born in Kittery, Me., May 5, 1738; was a captain of colonial troops in the Canadian campaign of 1759, and lieutenant-colonel at the siege of Boston in 1775. In 1776 he was promoted to colonel and served under General Gates until Burgoyne's surrender, when he was ordered to Washington's army and participated in the battle of Monmouth and other engagements. After the close of the war he was appointed judge of the court of sessions for York county. Me. He died in Kittery, Me., in July, 1810.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ganse, Hervey Doddridge 1822- (search)
Ganse, Hervey Doddridge 1822- Clergyman; born in Fishkill, N. Y., Feb. 7, 1822; graduated at Columbia University in 1839, and at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1843; was ordained to the ministry of the Dutch Reformed Church. He was the author of Bible slave-holding not sinful, a reply to Dr. Samuel B. How's Slave-holding not sinful.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gibson, John 1740-1822 (search)
Gibson, John 1740-1822 Military officer; born in Lancaster, Pa., May 23, 1740. While still a boy he was with the expedition which captured Fort Duquesne in 1757. He married the Indian chief Logan's sister; took part in the negotiations between Logan and Lord Dunmore in 1774; was in active service throughout the Revolutionary War. In 1801 Jefferson appointed him secretary of the Indiana Territory, which office he held until Indiana became a State. He died at Braddock's Field, Pa., April 10, 1822.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gilpin, Henry Dilwood 1801-1860 (search)
Gilpin, Henry Dilwood 1801-1860 Lawyer; born in Lancaster, England, April 14, 1801; graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1819; began law practice in Philadelphia in 1822; was Attorney-General of the United States in 1840-41. His publications include Reports of cases in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1828-36; Opinions of the Attorney-Generals of the United States, from the beginning of the government to 1841. He also edited The papers of James Madison. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 29, 1860.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Granger, Gideon 1767-1822 (search)
Granger, Gideon 1767-1822 Statesman; born in Suffield, Conn., July 19, 1767; graduated at Yale College in 1787; became a lawyer; Postmaster-General in 1801-14. His publications include a Fourth of July oration, and Political essays. He died in Canandaigua, N. Y., Dec. 31, 1822.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Guild, Reuben Aldridge 1822- (search)
Guild, Reuben Aldridge 1822- Author; born in West Dedham, Mass., May 4, 1822; graduated at Brown University in 1847, and served there as librarian for forty-six years. His publications include Life and journals of chaplain Smith; Life of Roger Williams; Early history of Brown University; Documentary history of Brown University, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hale, Edward Everett 1822- (search)
Hale, Edward Everett 1822- Clergyman; born in Boston, April 3, 1822; graduated at Harvard College in 1839; studied theology and became minister of the Church of the Unity, Worcester, Mass., in Edward Everett Hale. 1846, where he remained till 1856, when he became minister of the South church (Unitarian), Boston. In May, 1899, he resigned his pastorate after a service of forty-three years. He is the author of The man without a country; Ten times One is ten; Margaret Percival in America; In his name; Mr. Tangiers' vacations; Mrs. Merriam's scholars; His level best; Ups and Downs; Fortunes of Rachel; Four and five; Crusoe in New York; Christmas eve and Christmas day; Our Christmas in a Palace; Sketches in Christian history; Kansas and Nebraska; What career? boys' heroes; Sybaris, and other homes; For fifty years; A New England boyhood; Chautauquan history of the United States, etc. See lend-A-hand clubs
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