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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 43 43 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 15 15 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 5 5 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 4 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 3 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Deerhound, (search)
Deerhound, The name of an English yacht, which, while conveying arms to the Carlists, was seized by the Spanish government vessel Buenaventura, off Biarritz, and captain and crew imprisoned, Aug. 13, 1873; and released about Sept. 18. This yacht rescued Captain Semmes and part of his crew from the Alabama after her destruction by the Kearsarge, June 19, 1864.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Semmes, Raphael 1809-1877 (search)
y steamer Poinsett in 1843, and the brig Porpoise in 1846. In the war against Mexico, he was volunteer aid to General Worth, and was secretary to the lighthouse board from 1859 to 1861. He accepted the command in the Confederate navy of the steamer Sumter, with which he depredated upon American commerce. In England the fast-sailing vessel Ala- Bama (q. v. ), was built, furnished, and chiefly manned for him, in which he put to sea in August, 1863, and made a destructive cruise against American vessels and American commerce. She was sunk Raphael Semmes. by the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, June 19, 1864. Afterwards Semmes was appointed Professor of Moral Philosophy in the State Seminary of Louisiana, at Alexandria. He wrote Service afloat and ashore during the Mexican War; The campaign of General Scott in the Valley of Mexico; Memoirs of service afloat during the War between the States; and The cruise of the Alabama. He died in Mobile, Ala., Aug. 30, 1877. Senate, United States
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
re the result was announced. First ballot for Vice-President, Andrew Johnson 200, D. S. Dickinson 108, H. Hamlin 150, scattering 61; after many changes the vote was announced: Johnson 494, Dickinson 17, Hamlin 9.] Vallandigham returns to Dayton, O., from Canada......June 15, 1864 General assault of Federals on Petersburg, Va......June 16-18, 1864 Confederate cruiser Alabama fights the United States ship Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, and surrenders in a sinking condition......June 19, 1864 Battle of Weldon Railroad, Va.......June 21-22, 1864 Lincoln accepts the renomination by letter, dated Washington......June 27, 1864 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.......June 27, 1864 Repeal of fugitive slave law of 1850 approved......June 28, 1864 Act authorizing the issue of bonds not to exceed $400,000,000, or treasury notes not to exceed $200,000,000 and bonds for same amount......June 30, 1864 Congress grants Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree grove to Californi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Winslow, John Ancrum 1811-1873 (search)
Winslow, John Ancrum 1811-1873 Naval officer; born in Wilmington, N. C., Nov. 19, 1811; was appointed midshipman in 1827; became lieutenant in 1839, distinguished John Ancrum Winslow. himself in the war with Mexico, and was attached to the Mississippi flotilla in 1861. In 1863 he was placed in command of the Kearsarge, and on June 19, 1864, he sank the Alabama (q. v.) off Cherbourg, France. For this action he was promoted commodore. He was in command of the Gulf Squadron in 1866-67, of the Pacific fleet in 1871, and, at the time of his death, of the navy-yard at Portsmouth. He died in Boston, Sept. 29, 1873.