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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hale, Sarah Josepha (Buell) 1788-1879 (search)
Hale, Sarah Josepha (Buell) 1788-1879 Author; born in Newport, N. H., Oct. 24, 1788; was educated by her mother; married David Hale in 1813; was left a widow in 1822, and engaged in literature as a means of support. In 1828-37 she conducted the Ladies' magazine in Boston. In the latter year this paper was united with Godey's Lady's book in Philadelphia, of which Mrs. Hale became editor. She was an early and influential advocate of higher education for women. In 1860 she suggested that Thanksgiving Day be instituted by the national government as a national holiday, and in 1864 President Lincoln established this holiday. She continued in active editorial work till 1877. Her writings include the poems, The light of home; Mary's Lamb; It snows, etc. Among her other works are Woman's record, or sketches of all distinguished women from the creation to the present day; Northwood; Sketches of American character; Traits of American life; Flora's interpreter; The Ladies' wreath; The
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hamilton, Charles Smith 1822-1891 (search)
Hamilton, Charles Smith 1822-1891 Military officer, a grandson of Alexander Hamilton; born in New York, Nov. 16. 1822; graduated at West Point in 1843; served throughout the war with Mexico; resigned from the army in 1853; appointed colonel of the 3d Wisconsin Regiment May 11, 1861; participated in the siege of Yorktown, and subsequently in the battles of Corinth and Iuka; was transferred to the Army of the Tennessee; and resigned in April, 1863. He died in Milwaukee, Wis., April 17, 1891.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hamilton, Schuyler 1822- (search)
Hamilton, Schuyler 1822- Military officer; born in New York City, July 25, 1822; graduated at West Point in 1841; served in the war with Mexico; and was acting aide to General Scott. He was severely wounded in a hand-to-hand engagement with Mexicans. He was bre vetted captain, and remained on Scott's staff until 1854. He left the army in 1855, but on the fall of Sumter (1861) he joined the 7th New York Regiment as a private. He became aide to General Butler at Annapolis, and soon entered the military family of General Scott at Washington. He was made brigadier-general in November, 1861, and accompanied General Halleck to Missouri, where he commanded the district of St. Louis. In February, 1862, he commanded a division of Pope's army; and by the planning and construction of a canal, greatly assisted in the capture of New Madrid and Island number ten (q. v.). In September, 1862, he was made major-general of volunteers. He resigned in February, 1863; and was hydrographic engi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hatch, John Porter 1822- (search)
Hatch, John Porter 1822- Military officer; born in Oswego, N. Y., Jan. 9, 1822; graduated at West Point in 1845; served under General Scott in Mexico. In September, 1861, he was made a brigadiergeneral of volunteers, and assigned to a cavalry brigade under General King. He commanded the cavalry of the 5th Corps in the campaign in the Shenandoah Valley in the early part of 1862. In July he took command of an infantry brigade, and in August that of King's division. He was wounded at Manassas, and at South Mountain. He also commanded forces on John's Island, near Charleston, S. C., in July, 1864, and commanded the coast division of the Department of the South from November, 1864, to February, 1865. He cooperated with Sherman while moving through the Carolinas. He was brevetted brigadier-general, United States army, and major-general of volunteers, March 13, 1865; commissioned colonel of the 2d Cavalry in 1881; and retired Jan. 9, 1886.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hayes, Rutherford Birchard 1822-1893 (search)
Hayes, Rutherford Birchard 1822-1893 Nineteenth President of the United States, from 1877 to 1881; Republican; born in Delaware, O., Oct. 4, 1822; graduated at Kenyon College, O., in 1842, and at the Cambridge Law School in 1845; practised law in Cincinnati until 1861, when he became first major, and then colonel, of the 23d Regiment Ohio Volunteers, first serving in western Virginia. He was wounded in the battle of South Mountain, Md.; and from December, 1862, to September, 1864, commanded the 1st Brigade, Kanawha division. He was appointed brigadier-general in October, 1864, for gallant conduct at Winchester, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek. In March, 1865, he was brevetted majorgeneral of volunteers, and in the same year was elected to Congress. In 1867 he was elected governor of Ohio, and in 1869 and 1875 was re-elected. In 1877 he was declared President of the United States by a majority of one in the Electoral College over Samuel J. Tilden (see electoral commission). He
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Heckman, Charles Adam 1822-1896 (search)
Heckman, Charles Adam 1822-1896 Military officer; born in Easton, Pa., Dec. 3, 1822; received an academic education; served through the Mexican and Civil wars; promoted brigadiergeneral of volunteers in November, 1862. On May 16, 1864, after he had repulsed a superior force of the enemy five times, he was captured, with his brigade, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; was a prisoner at Libby, Macon, Ga., and at Charleston, where he was one of the officers exposed to the fire of the National guns. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 14, 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hendricks, Thomas Andrews -1885 (search)
Hendricks, Thomas Andrews -1885 Statesman; born near Zanesville, O., Sept. 7, 1819. In 1822 his father settled in Indiana, where the son was educated at Thomas Andrews Hendricks. South Hanover College, and became a lawyer. He was an active member of the State constitutional convention of 1850, and a member of Congress from the Indianapolis District from 1851 to 1855. He was Democratic United States Senator from 1863 to 1869, was chosen governor of Indiana for four years in 1872, and Vice-President of the United States on the ticket with Mr. Cleveland in 1884. He had second place with Samuel J. Tilden in 1876. He died in Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 25, 1885.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hewitt, Abram Stevens 1822- (search)
Hewitt, Abram Stevens 1822- Manufacturer; born in Haverstraw, N. Y., July 31, 1822; graduated at Columbia College in 1842; admitted to the bar in 1845. Shortly after beginning the practice of law he was forced to abandon it, owing to poor eyesight; became a partner of Peter Cooper, his father-in-law, in the iron business; was active in the plan of the Cooper Union, and as secretary of its board of trustees has managed its financial and educational details; became a member of Congress, and, with the exception of one term, held a seat in the House of Representatives in 1874-86; was mayor of New York City in 1887-89. He published an address on A century of mining and metallurgy in the United States.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hodge, Charles 1797-1878 (search)
Hodge, Charles 1797-1878 Theologian; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 28, 1797; graduated at Princeton College in 1815, and at the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1819; became an instructor there in 1820, and Professor of Oriental and Biblical Literature in 1822. He studied in Europe in the universities of Paris, Halle, and Berlin in 1826-28, and on his return resumed his professorship. He was given the chair of Didactic and Exegetical Theology in 1840, to which Polemical Theology was added in 1852. He founded the Biblical Repertory in 1825; changed its name in 1829 to Biblical Repertory and Princeton review; and was its editor till 1871, when it was changed to Presbyterian quarterly and Princeton review. His writings include a large number of essays and reviews, and Constitutional history of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. He died in Princeton, N. J., June 19, 1878.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894 (search)
Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894 Author; born in Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 29, 1809; son of Abiel Holmes; graduated at Harvard College in 1829; began the study of law, but soon abandoned it for the study of medicine; and in 1822 went to Europe, and studied in the hospitals of Paris and other large cities. In 1838 Dr. Holmes was appointed Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in Dartmouth College; and in 1847 he was given the same chair in Harvard, which he filled till 1883. He began his brilliant literary career in early life as a poet and essayist, and sustained the bright promise of his youth. His poems are often strongly marked with the most delicate humor, and he ranks high as a poet at home and abroad. His books, and his contributions to newspaper and Oliver Wendell Holmes. magazine literature, are numerous and highly esteemed. He died in Boston, Oct. 7, 1894.
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