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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wood, Leonard 1860- (search)
Wood, Leonard 1860- Military officer; born in Winchester, N. H., Oct. 9, 1860; graduated at Harvard Medical School in 1884; Leonard Wood. appointed assistant surgeon with the rank of first lieutenant, United States army, Jan. 5, 1886; accompanied the expedition in search of Geronimo as medical and line officer in the same year, and in recognition of his meritorious services in that campaign received a medal of honor; was promoted surgeon and captain Jan. 5, 1891. He raised the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, popularly known as the Rough Riders, at the beginning of the American-Spanish War, and was made its colonel, with Theodore Roosevelt as his lieutenant-colonel, May 8, 1898; won distinction at the battles of Las Guasimas and San Juan Hill; was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers July 8, 1898, and major-general Dec. 8 of the same year. He was military governor of Santiago from July 19, 1898, to Dec. 13, 1899, when he succeeded Gen. John R. Brooke as military gover
3, 1856. 19,961R. WhiteApr. 13, 1858. 20,607F. H. HarringtonJune 15, 1858. 21 400E. AllenSept. 7, 1858. 22,005E. AllenNov. 9, 1858. 22,348E. ClaudeDec. 21, 1858. 24,666Smith and WessonJuly 5, 1859. 24,726Ells and WhiteJuly 12, 1859. 26,919Morris and BrownJan. 24, 1860. 27,526J. M. CooperMar. 20, 1860. 28,437A. J. GibsonMay 22, 1860. 28,951E. AllenJuly 3, 1860. 29,126A. J. GibsonJuly 10, 1860. 30,079D. MooreSept. 18, 1860. 30,245E. A. PrescottOct. 2, 1860. 30,399A. J. GibsonOct. 9, 1860. 30,765C. SharpsNov. 27, 1860. 30,990Smith and WessonDec. 18, 1860. 33,328Ethan AllenSept. 24, 1861. 33,509E. AllenOct. 22, 1861. 33,836H. GrossDec. 3, 1861. 34,016A. SmithDec. 24, 1861. 34,067D. MooreJan. 7, 1862. 34,703C. E. SneiderMar. 18, 1862. 34,922C. DragerApr. 8, 1862. 35,067E. AllenApr. 29, 1862. 35,419C. W. HopkinsMay 27, 1862. 35,623L. W. PondJune 17, 1862. 35,657J. H. VickersJune 17, 1862. 36,505C. C. BrandSept. 23, 1862. 36,984S. W. WoodNov. 18, 1862. 37,004T.
t to a plane. This is similar in principle to the action in wire-straightening. The practice as to thick and thin plates differs, as it is possible, with a thick plate, to stretch the concave side of a protuberance to such an extent as to balance the tension or stretched condition of the convex side, and thus make a plane. The blows of the hammer are delivered inside the concavity. See also patents: — 40,899, Bell, December 15, 1863 (angle-iron and bars). 30,322, Hughes, October 9, 1860 (hoop-iron). 111,941, Hunter, February 21, 1871 (bolts). 125,892, Hammer, April 23, 1872 (cylinders). 125,996, Walkin, April 23, 1872 (tubing and bars). 152,095, Scofield, June 30, 1874 (tubing and bars). See also wire-straightener. Straight-joint. 1. A joint which does not curve or depart from a straight line. 2. Said of the junction line of flooring boards when the joints at the butting ends of the boards form a continuous line. Straight-line chuck. A pe
Supreme Court of Appeals. --Present Judges Allen, Daniel, Moncure, and Robertson. The following decrees have been entered since our last report of 20th February: The petition of Wm. M. Hume, adm'r. of Jas. Moxley, dec'd , for an appeal from decree of Circuit Court of Fauquier county of 6th September, 1860, in a suit in which petitioner was plaintiff, and Meredith Eskridge and others were defendants, heard and denied. Nathan A. Holman vs. Michael Hart, upon a writ of supersedeas from judgment of Circuit Court of Buckingham county. Partly heard — no decision. Petition of Maria E. Kirkmeyer, adm'x. of Fred. Kirkmeyer, for a writ of supersedeas to a judgment rendered by Henrico Circuit Court Oct. 9, 1860, affirming, with costs, a judgment recovered by James Jones against the said petitioner, denied. Wm. P. Browne vs. Wm. Rencher, &c., upon appeal from decree of Circuit Court of city of Williamsburg and County of James City. Partly heard — no decisio
the undersigned, Directors of the Bank of Charleston, have examined the above statement, and believe it to be correct. H. Fitzhugh. T. H. Swann Wm. A. Quarrier, N. B. Cabell, S. Patrick, State of Virginia--Kanawha County, ss: before me, the subscriber, a Notary public in and for said County, personally came A. Spencer Nye, Cashier of the Bank of Charleston, and made oath that the above statement is true, as he verily believes. Given under my hand this 9th day of Oct., 1860 John Claypool, N. P. the agency of this Bank required by the act of April 2d, 1858, is at the office of Messrs, R. H. Maury & Co., at Richmond, Va. H. Fitzhugh, President. Monticello Bank. Charlottesville, Va., Oct. 31, 1860. to the Hon John Letcher, Governor of Virginia: Dear Sir: I herewith transmit to you a statement of the condition of this Bank to the 1st inst. very respectfully, B. C. Flannagan, Cashier. statement of the condition of the