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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Tennessee, (search)
1840 Felix Grundy21st to 25th1829 to 1838 Ephraim H. Foster25th to 26th1838 to 1839 Alexander Anderson26th to 27th1840 to 1841 Felix Grundy26th1839 to 1840 Alfred O. P. Nicholson26th to 28th1841 to 1843 Ephraim H. Foster28th to 29th1843 to 1845 Spencer Jarnagin28th to 30th1843 to 1847 Hopkins L. Turney29th to 32d1845 to 1851 John Bell30th to 36th1847 to 1859 James C. Jones32d to 35th1851 to 1857 Andrew Johnson35th to 38th1857 to 1862 Alfred O. P. Nicholson36th1859 to 1861 37th and 38th Congresses vacant. David T. Patterson39th to 41st1866 to 1869 Joseph S. Fowler39th to 42d1866 to 1871 William G. Brownlow41st to 44th1869 to 1875 Henry Cooper42d to 45th1871 to 1877 Andrew Johnson44th1875 David McKendree Keyto1875 to 1877 James E. Bailey44th to 47th1877 to 1881 Isham G. Harris45th to 54th1877 to 1897 Howell E. Jackson47th to 49th1881 to 1886 Washington C. Whitthorne49th to 50th1886 to 1888 William B. Bate50th to ——1888 to —— Thomas B. Turley54th to —
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Treason. (search)
and comfort. In consequence of the disturbances in western North Carolina (see Frankland) and symptoms of disaffection on the southwestern border, and in Kentucky, the Virginia legislature passed a law in October, 1785, subjecting to the penalties of treason all attempts to erect a new State in any part of her territory without permission first obtained of the Assembly. Pennsylvania had passed a similar law. When Admiral Farragut arrived before New Orleans (April 28, 1862), he sent Captain Bailey ashore with a flag to demand the surrender of the city. The military commander (Lovell) turned over the whole matter to the civil authorities. The demand was refused. Meanwhile a force had landed from one of the vessels and hoisted the National flag over the Mint. As soon as they retired a gambler, named William B. Mumford, with some young men, tore down the flag and dragged it through the streets in derision. This act was hailed with acclamations of approval by the Confederates of
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Varuna, the In the naval battle on the Mississippi, below New Orleans, the chief efforts of the Confederate gunboats seemed to be directed against the Cayuga, Captain Bailey, and the Varuna, Captain Boggs. the Cayuga had compelled three of the Confederate gunboats to surrender to her, and was fighting desperately, when the Varuna rushed into the thickest of the battle to rescue her. Then the Varuna became the chief object of the wrath of the Confederates. Immediately after passing the forts, reported Captain Boggs, I found myself amid a nest of rebel steamers. As he penetrated this nest, he poured a broadside upon each vessel as he passed. The first that received his fire appeared to be crowded with troops. Her boiler was exploded by a shot, and she drifted ashore. Soon afterwards the Varuna drove three other vessels ashore in flames, and all of them blew up. Very soon afterwards she was fiercely attacked by the ram Governor Moore. commanded by Captain Kennon, formerly of t