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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Craven, Thomas Tingley 1808-1887 (search)
Craven, Thomas Tingley 1808-1887 Naval officer; born in Washington, D. C., Dec. 30, 1808; entered the United States navy as midshipman in 1822, and was made captain June 7, 1861. A year later he became commodore. He materially assisted in the reduction of the forts on the Mississippi below New Orleans (May, 1862) and the destruction of the Confederate flotilla there. He had been lieutenant-commander of the flag-ship Vincennes in Wilkes's exploring expedition in 1838-42, and was instructor of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1851-55. In 1866 (Oct. 10) he was made a rear-admiral; in 1868-69 was in command of the North Pacific squadron; and in 1869 was retired. He died in Boston, Aug. 23, 1887.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Creighton, Johnston Blakeley 1822- (search)
Creighton, Johnston Blakeley 1822- Naval officer; born in Rhode Island, Nov. 12, 1822; entered the navy in 1838; and during the Civil War served on the Ottawa, the Mahaska, and the Mingo, all of the South Atlantic blockading squadron; and took part in the bombardment of Forts Wagner and Gregg. He was retired as rear-admiral in 1883, and died in Morristown, N. J., Nov. 13, of that year.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crooks, George Richard 1822-1897 (search)
Crooks, George Richard 1822-1897 Clergyman; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 3, 1822; graduated at Dickinson College in 1840; ordained a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1841; professor in Dickinson College in 1842-48, when he returned to the pastorate until his election in 1860 as editor of The Methodist, the organ of the supporters of lay representation. The paper was discontinued when their efforts were successful in 1872, and Dr. Crooks again returned to the pastorate. He died in Madison, N. J., Feb. 20, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard 1822- (search)
Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard 1822- Clergyman; born in Aurora, N. Y., Jan. 10, 1822; graduated at Princeton in 1841; ordained into the Presbyterian ministry in 1848; was pastor of Presbyterian churches in Burlington and Trenton, N. J., and of the Market Street Reformed Dutch Church in New York City: called to the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, in June, 1860; became pastor emeritus in 1890. He is the author of many religious books and has been a prolific contributor to the religious papers during the past fifty years.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh, 1822- (search)
Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh, 1822- military officer; born in Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Me., April 10, 1822; graduated at West Point in 1842; served in the war with Mexico; resigned in 1855; and in October, 1861, became colonel of the 1st Minnesota Volunteers. He was in the battle at Ball's Bluff (q. v.) ; was made brigadier-general early in 1862; was active throughout the whole campaign on the Peninsula, participating in all the battles; and at Antietam commanded a brigade, and was wounded. A few weeks later he was promoted to major-general of volunteers; was with the Army of the Gulf in 1863; commanded the 13th Army Corps a while; and had charge of the district of Vicksburg and west Tennessee in 1864. From December, 1864, to May, 1865, he was in command of the Department of the Mississippi. He resigned in 1865, and was reappointed to the army with the rank of captain, and retired in 1894.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 (search)
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 Designer and painter; born in Philadelphia June 23, 1822; evinced a taste for drawing at an early age, and while a lad in a mercantile house spent his leisure time in sketching. For some of these he was offered a handsome sum, and this induced him to choose art as a life pursuit. He spent several years in Philadelphia, always living by his pencil, and in 1848 he went to New York, where he made admirable illustrations for some of Irving's humorous works. Among these were The legend of Sleepy hollow and Rip Van Winkle. These works procured for him the reputation, at home and abroad, as a leader in the art of outline illustrations. He illustrated a great many books and made numerous admirable designs for bank-notes. For Cooper's works he made 500 illustrations. More than sixty of them were engraved on steel. He executed four large works ordered by Prince Napoleon while in this country. These were: Emigrants attacked by Indians on the pr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davis, John Chandler Bancroft, 1822- (search)
Davis, John Chandler Bancroft, 1822- statesman; born in Worcester, Mass., Dec. 29, 1822; graduated at Harvard in 1840; appointed secretary of the United States legation in London in 1849; and assistant Secretary of State in 1869, which post he resigned in 1871 to represent the United States at the Geneva court of arbitration on the Alabama claims. He was appointed United States minister to Germany in 1874, judge of the United States court of claims in 1878, and reporter of the United States Supreme Court in 1883. He is the author of The case of the United States laid before the tribunal of arbitration at Geneva; Treaties of the United States, with notes, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dearborn, Henry, 1751- (search)
dian troops and Indians, under Lieutenant-Colonel De Salaberry, an active British commander. Just at dawn, on the morning of the 20th, Col. Zebulon M. Pike crossed the La Colle and surrounded a block-house. Some New York militia approaching were mistaken, in the dim light, for British soldiers. Pike's men opened fire upon them, and for nearly half an hour a sharp conflict was maintained. When they discovered their mistake, they found De Salaberry approaching with an overwhelming force. These were fiercely attacked, but the Americans were soon forced to retreat so precipitately that they left five of their number dead and five wounded on the field. The army, disheartened, returned to Plattsburg. Dearborn was superseded July 6, 1813, in consequence of being charged with political intrigue. He asked in vain for a court of inquiry. In 1822-24 he was the American minister in Portugal, and in the latter year returned to his farm at Roxbury, near Boston, where he died June 6, 1829.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Declaration of Independence in the light of modern criticism, the. (search)
e Declaration of Rights, as adopted by Virginia on June 12, 1776, would seem to indicate the source from which Jefferson derived a most important and popular part of his famous production. By no one, however, has the charge of a lack of originality been pressed with so much decisiveness as by John Adams, who took evident pleasure in speaking of it as a document in which were merely recapitulated previous and well-known statements of American rights and wrongs, and who, as late as in the year 1822, deliberately wrote: There is not an idea in it but what had been hackneyed in Congress for two years before. The substance of it is contained in the declaration of rights and the violation of those rights, in the journals of Congress, in 1774. Indeed, the essence of it is contained in a pamphlet, voted and printed by the town of Boston, before the first Congress met, composed by James Otis, as I suppose, in one of his lucid intervals, and pruned and polished by Samuel Adams. Perha
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delaware, (search)
1777 Caesar Rodney1778 to 1781 John Dickinson1782to 1783 John Cook1783 Nicholas Van Dyke1784 to 1786 Thomas Collins1786 to 1789 Joshua Clayton1789 to 1796 Gunning Bedford1796 to 1797 Daniel Rodgers1797 to 1798 Richard Bassett1798 to 1801 James Sykes1801 to 1802 David Hall1802 to 1805 Nathaniel Mitchell1805 to 1808 George Truitt1808 to 1811 Joseph Hazlett1811 to 1814 Daniel Rodney1814 to 1817 John Clark1817 to 1820 Jacob Stout1820 to 1821 John Collins1821 to 1822 Caleb Rodney1822 to 1823 Joseph Hazlett1823 to 1824 Samuel Paynter1824 to 1827 Charles Polk1827 to 1830 David Hazzard1830 to 1833 Caleb P. Bennett1833 to 1836 Charles Polk1836 to 1837 Cornelius P. Comegys.1837 to 1840 William B. Cooper.1840 to 1844 Thomas Stockton.1844 to 1846 Joseph Maul.1846 William Temple 1846 William Thorp .1847 to 1851 William H. Ross.1851 to 1855 Peter F. Cansey .1855 to 1859 William Burton .1859 to 1863 William Cannon 1863 to 1867 Grove Saulsbury..1867to 1871 James Po
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