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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 3 3 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 1 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Henry, Guy Vernor 1839-1899 (search)
istinguished himself and was brevetted captain. In the autumn of 1863 he was made colonel of the 40th Massachusetts Regiment. He served in the Army of the James and before Petersburg. On Sept. 29, 1864, he was brevetted Guy Vernor Henry. lieutenantcolonel, and, at the close of the war, brevetted colonel in the regular army and brigadier-general of volunteers. He served with distinction in the Indian wars of 1874-76. With a detachment of the 9th Cavalry he made a notable march in December, 1890, to the relief of the Pine Ridge Agency after the sanguinary conflict between the Sioux and the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek. He became lieutenant-colonel of the 7th Cavalry, Jan. 30, 1892; was given command of Fort Myer, Va.; was commissioned colonel of the 10th Cavalry, June 1, 1897; appointed a brigadier-general of volunteers, May 4, 1898; in October of the latter year was promoted to brigadier-general in the regular army; and on Dec. 7, 1898, was promoted to major-general of vo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
d by the people by 16,180 votes for and 7,943 against, at an election held......Oct. 7, 1890 Ballot-box in Santa Fe county disappears mysteriously, and the commissioners of Santa Fe refuse to canvass the vote in that precinct, while Democratic commissioners in Taos county throw out returns favoring Republicans. After litigation before Justice Seeds, of the district court, in December, Sec. Benjamin M. Thomas, acting governor, swears in the Republican candidates in both precincts......December, 1890 Second Friday in March designated as Arbor Day, a territorial board of education created, and a high license bill passed by the legislature, at session......Dec. 29, 1890–Feb. 26, 1891 United States land court act passed Congress, which secured that settlement of land titles guaranteed by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo forty-three years previous......March 3, 1891 J. L. Workman and O. A. Peterson, of the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, New York, in a search fo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Whitside, Samuel Marmaduke 1839- (search)
Whitside, Samuel Marmaduke 1839- Military officer; born in Toronto, Canada, Jan. 9, 1839; joined the United States army in 1858; served throughout the Civil War with the 6th Cavalry; was then assigned to duty on the frontier, where he served for twenty-five years. In December, 1890, he captured Big Foot and his 400 Sioux warriors, and led his regiment at the battle of Wounded Knee. During the war with Spain he commanded the 5th Cavalry; was transferred to the 10th Cavalry in October, 1898; and went to Cuba in May, 1899, where he was placed in command of the Department of Santiago and Puerto Principe in January, 1900. On the reorganization of the regular army, in 1901, he was promoted brigadier-general.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
e theatre, like Cazauran's adaptation of a play by Octave Feuillet, called A Parisian romance, in which Mansfield first attained prominent recognition (Union Square Theatre, 11 January, 1883). It was not until some while afterwards—in 1890, to be exact—that he offered Clyde Fitch the opportunity to collaborate with him in Beau Brummell (Madison Square Theatre, 17 May, 1890), and this may be accounted Fitch's beginning, followed directly afterward by a one-act sketch, Frederic Lemaitre (I December, 1890), written for Henry Miller. Up to the time of the appearance of these names in the history of American playwriting, it is difficult to give coherence to the development of American dramatic consciousness. The style in theatre management was stock, until business combination began to assert itself. And such names as Bartley Campbell (1843-1888), Henry Guy Carlton (1856-1910), Edgar Fawcett (1847-1904) mean nothing in the way of native feeling for drama, however much Campbell's My par
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
he courts have since held were issued without authority of law. He was married in 1857 to Miss Martha McCaughrin, of Newberry, S. C., and they have eight children, four sons and four daughters, all of whom are living Their third son, John K. Hood, who was born in Due West, Abbeville county, S. C., March 29, 1868, is (1898) the mayor of the city of Anderson, S. C. He is also a graduate of Erskine college, having received his degree in 1887. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in December, 1890, and at once began the practice of his profession in Anderson, where he is one of the leading young attorneys. From November 21, 1891, to September, 1896, he held the office of city clerk and treasurer; and in 1898 was elected mayor. He is lieutenant-commander of Camp W. W. Humphreys, Sons of Confederate Veterans, of Anderson. He was married, December 17, 1895, to Miss Sarah Kennedy, of Due West, S. C. To these parents have been born two sons: William Kennedy, January 31, 1897, and Jo