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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spain, War with (search)
and was yet unquestioned. Realizing the fact that our destination had undoubtedly become known to the enemy, the problem presented was one requiring most serious consideration. In fact, the following items appeared in the Washington papers and were doubtless cabled to Madrid and back to San Juan de Porto Rico as soon as published in the press of the United States. On July 22 this item was published: Miles on his way—Left with 3,000 men yesterday afternoon for Porto Rico. Secretary Alger believes that General Miles, on the Yale, will arrive at his destination Sunday morning, with 3,000 men under his immediate command. On the 23d it was announced that General miles is now east of Cape Haytien, etc., and on the morning of the 24th appeared the following: St. Thomas, July 23. The Spaniards at San Juan de Porto Rico are making extensive preparations to resist an anticipated attack upon the part of the United States war-ships which are understood to be convoying t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
l bill is referred to House committee on education......March 9, 1886 Masked strikers disable twelve locomotives at Kansas City, Mo.......March 23, 1886 United States troops ordered to St. Louis and other points, to prevent interruption of mail transportation......March 26, 1886 Pension of $2,000 per annum granted to the widow of Gen. W. S. Hancock......March 29, 1886 Bill for the free coinage of silver (without limit) defeated in the House by 163 to 126......April 8, 1886 Governor Alger, of Michigan, by proclamation, designates Arbor day to be celebrated by general tree-planting......April 11, 1886 Mr. Morrison reports from the committee on ways and means his tariff bill......April 12, 1886 President's message suggesting a commission of labor, to consider and settle, when possible, controversies between labor and capital......April 22, 1886 Great railroad strike formally declared at an end by Knights of Labor......May 4, 1886 Anarchist riot, Haymarket mass
R. A. Alger Col. 5th Michigan CavalryJan. 7, 1864, to Feb. 27, 1864. 2d Brigade, 3d Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 70: D. L. Moody on board the Spree; Spanish War, 1898; Lincoln Memorial University; conclusion (search)
me to join his special car in Chicago for a political tour. There with General Sickles, General Thomas J. Stewart, Corporal Tanner, and a few others I joined General Alger. We were designated a little later by the opposition as The Wrecks of the Civil War. We made a remarkable campaign, carefully scheduled so as to pass from pl Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and finished in Pennsylvania. To carry it through and meet all the expenses of this extensive tour, cost General Alger upward of $25,000. As we met the old soldiers, their children, and their grandchildren in every part of the land, we received a royal welcome, and I am sure cod executive ability of Colonel Howard. Some great difficulty was had in arranging and loading two large sea transports at Newport News. The Secretary of War (General Alger) telegraphed General Graham: Can't you name an officer of the quartermaster's department who will go to Newport News and get those vessels loaded and off Gener
imself, about the affair at Booneville, was that he struck the station on the morning of the 30th as the result of a movement which he had begun on the 27th, and found there about 2,000 convalescent and sick Confederates, and a guard of something less than 1,000. The depot was filled with military stores and wounded, and a train was standing loaded with military stores. These he destroyed, after removing the wounded to a place of safety, and tore up the track, Col. P. H. Sheridan and Capt. R. A. Alger assisting in the work. A few hundred Confederate infantry were captured and paroled, and the cavalry fought the Federals during their operations and escaped without much loss. The greatest loss during the retreat occurred between Booneville and Corinth, at Cypress Creek, where Confederates themselves had burned the railroad bridge, cutting off the way for seven trains mostly loaded with supplies of all sorts. Charles S. Williams, assistant superintendent of the Memphis & Charlesto
al, VII., 235; King Street Hospital, VII., 235; New Hallowell Hospital, VII., 235; Prince Street Hospital, VII., 235; convalescent camp at, VII., 276, 279, 287; Soldiers' Rest, VII., 331; convalescent camp at, VII., 333; Government bakeries, VIII., 38, 88; camp of the United States Eleventh Infantry, VIII., 222, 223; Provost-Marshal's office, VIII., 245; IX., 75; Soldiers' Cemetery, IX., 281; Old Christ Church, X., 53; boyhood home of Lee, V., 54. Alexandria Falls, La., VI., 320. Alger, R. A., X., 296. Alien Enemies act: arrests under, VII., 199, 204, 210. All Quiet along the Potomac, IX., 143. All Saints' Parish, S. C., VI., 322. Allan, G. H., IX., 352. Allan, H. L., VII., 125. Allatoona, Ga., III., 216, 218; defense of, VIII., 332. Allatoona Hills, Ga., III., 114. Allatoona Pass, Ga.: III., 111, 112, 113, 122, 332; Federal fortification at, V., 201. Alldridge, Master C. S. N., VII., 123. Allegheny, Pa.: V., 144;