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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 134 134 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 121 121 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 19 19 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 15 15 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) 12 12 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 7 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Island number10. (search)
them. And the people furnished large quantities of old brass—andirons, candlesticks, gasfixtures, and even door-knobs. These were all sent to New Orleans to be used in cannon foundries. There they were found by General Butler, sent to Boston, and sold at auction. Beauregard had thoroughly fortified the island, and, after the capture of New Madrid, it became an object of great interest to both parties, for it was besieged by the Nationals. For this purpose Commodore Foote left Cairo, March 14, 1862, with a powerful fleet of gun and mortar-boats. There were seven of the former iron-clad and one not armored, and ten of the latter. On the night of the 15th Foote was at Island Number10, and the next morning (Sunday) he began the siege with a bombardment by the rifled cannon of his flag-ship, the Boston. This was followed by the mortar-boats, moored at proper points along the river shore, from which tons of iron were hurled upon the island and the batteries on the Kentucky bank oppos
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Meade, William -1862 (search)
Meade, William -1862 Clergyman; born near Millwood, Frederick (now Clarke) co., Va., Nov. 11, 1789; son of Richard Kidder Meade, one of Washington's confidential aides; graduated at Princeton in 1808, and became a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church. He was an earnest and active worker for his church and the best interests of religion. In 1829 he was made assistant bishop of the diocese of Virginia, and became bishop on the death of Bishop Moore in 1841. For several years he was the acknowledged head of the evangelical branch of the Church in the United States. In 1856 he published Old churches, ministers, and families in Virginia. He died in Richmond, Va., March 14, 1862.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ssas Junction, Va.......March 7-11, 1862 General McClellan relieved from command-in-chief, retaining the Army of the Potomac......March 11, 1862 Departments of Kansas, of Missouri, and part of Ohio merged into the department of the Mississippi under Major-General Halleck......March 11, 1862 All persons in the service forbidden to return escaped slaves to Confederate owners, by a new article of war......March 13, 1862 Newbern, N. C., occupied by the United States forces......March 14, 1862 Embarkation of the Army of the Potomac for the Peninsula commenced at Alexandria......March 17, 1862 Battle of Kernstown, or Winchester, Va.; Brig.-Gen. James Shields defeats Stonewall Jackson......March 23, 1862 Siege of Yorktown, Va., commenced by General McClellan......April 5, 1862 Battle of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.......April 6-7, 1862 Island Number10, in the Mississippi, evacuated by the Confederates......April 7, 1862 Huntsville, Ala., occupied by the United Stat
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
olk, Nov. 7; Warsaw destroyed by Confederates......Nov. 19, 1861 Major-General Halleck, who succeeded General Hunter, Nov. 7, declares martial law in St. Louis, Dec. 23; and, some men returning from General Price's army having destroyed about 100 miles of the Missouri Railroad, he extends the order to all the railroads in the State......Dec. 25, 1861 Battles at Shawnee Mound and Milford, Dec. 18, 1861, and at Mount Zion......Dec. 28, 1861 New Madrid captured by General Pope......March 14, 1862 Independence captured by the Confederates......Aug. 11, 1862 Battle at Newtonia, Confederates victorious......Sept. 30, 1862 Andrew Allsman, an aged citizen of Palmyra, taken in a raid by Col. John C. Porter's band in September, and not heard of afterwards; General McNeil in retaliation shot ten of Porter's raiders......Oct. 18, 1862 Confederate Gen. John S. Marmaduke repulsed at Springfield, Jan. 8, and at Hartsville......Jan. 11, 1863 Gen. John H. McNeil repulses Gener
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
led, which elects M. N. Taylor provisional governor, after declaring vacant all State offices......Nov. 18, 1861 Joint naval and military expedition against North Carolina under Flag-officer L. M. Goldsborough and General Burnside sails from Hampton Roads, January, 1862; engages in the battle of Roanoke Island, Feb. 8, and occupies Elizabeth City......Feb. 11, 1862 General Burnside defeats Confederate General Branch, and occupies Newbern. Federal loss, 100 killed, 500 wounded......March 14, 1862 Fort Macon surrenders to the Federals......April 26, 1862 Edward Stanley, commissioned by President Lincoln temporary governor of that part of North Carolina still under Federal control, arrives at Newbern......May 26, 1862 Battles at Kingston, Dec. 14, White Hall, Dec. 16, and Goldsboro......Dec. 17, 1862 The James City lands settled by negroes......1862 [After the war claimed by James A. Bryan, to whom they were awarded by the Supreme Court. Militia had to be called ou