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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Music and musicians in the United States. (search)
dFeb. 15, 1885 American College of Musicians incorporated1886 Adelina Patti sings at the dedication of the Auditorium, and the Opera-house, ChicagoDec. 9, 1889 The first Wagner Cycle, occupying three weeks, and including all the operas excepting Parsifal, in season of1889-90 Corner-stone of Carnegie Music Hall in New York City is laid by Mrs. CarnegieMay 13, 1890 Carnegie Music Hall opened...April 27, 1891 The Worcester Musical Festival opens with a performance of Bruck's ArminiusSept. 22, 1891 Saengerfest closes with final concert in Madison Square GardenJune 25, 1894 Principal musical societies in the United States. Organized. Baltimore, Md.Oratorio Society1880 Boston, Mass.Handel and Haydn Society1816 Apollo Club1871 Boylston Club1872 The Cecilia1876 Boston Symphony Orchestra.1880 Brooklyn, N. Y.Brooklyn Philharmonic Society1857 Apollo Club1877 Apollo Club1877 Amphion Musical Society1879 Caecilia Ladies' Vocal Society.1883 Buffalo, N. Y.Liedertafel1848 Orph
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Oklahoma, (search)
00 bushels of seed wheat......1890 Agricultural College founded in Payne county; a normal school located at Edmond if the people give it $5,000 and 40 acres of land; a territorial university located at Norman, Cleveland county; public schools established; Australian ballot system introduced; legislature adjourns......Dec. 24, 1890 Cherokee strip closed to whites by order of President......Aug. 13, 1891 New Indian lands in Oklahoma (about 300,000 acres) opened for settlement......Sept. 22, 1891 Resignation of Governor Steele accepted by President Harrison......Oct. 18, 1891 Statehood convention meets at Oklahoma City......Dec. 15, 1891 State Agricultural College at Stillwater opened......Dec. 15, 1891 Proclamation of the President, April 12, opens to settlement Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indian lands from......April 19, 1892 The Kansas civil code adopted in its entirety......1893 Territorial convention of negroes held at Guthrie......April, 1893 Cherokee outlet
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The old Texas brigade, [from the Richmond times, September 22, 1891.] (search)
The old Texas brigade, [from the Richmond times, September 22, 1891.] Memorial stone to their heroism erected in the Wilderness—their devotion to General Lee. On May 6, 1864, the advanced forces of the Army of Northern Virginia confronted the army of General Grant in the Wilderness of Spotsylvania in its grand move on to Richmond. General Grant had two days before successfully, without opposition, crossed his army over the Rapidan at Ely's and Germanna fords and was marching towards Gordonsville. Ewell with the Second corps—Stonewall Jackson's old command—occupied the left on the Confederate front, covering the old turnpike, and in his advance was first to meet and check the enemy. His corps had been in winter quarters about Orange Courthouse, and hence was nearest to the enemy. Longstreet, with his corps, was in winter quarters about Gordonsville, and did not arrive upon the scene of impending conflict, on the Confederate right, until May 6th, when he arrived in time t<