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Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 31 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 27 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 18 18 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 17 13 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 16 12 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 15 15 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 14 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 14 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 13 13 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 12 12 Browse Search
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generation to take part in the War of the Revolution, will be found in the local history of that contest wherever Connecticut men took part, whether in Pennsylvania or Wyoming, or in the western reserve of Ohio. Zephaniah went to Quebec with Wolfe, and I have the powder-horn which he bore, dated April 22, 1758. He went from Connecticut to the town of Nottingham in New Hampshire, and married Abigail, daughter of General Joseph Cilley. They had several children, the youngest of whom was John, my father, who was born May 17, 1782. He married Sarah Batchelder, of Deerfield, New Hampshire, June 5, 1803. By her he was the Powder-Horn of Zephaniah Butler, 1758. father of three girls, Polly True, born June 8, 1804, Sally, born March 11, 1806, and Betsey Morrill, born January 9, 1808. The last of these is now living at Nottingham, New Hampshire, the widow of the late Daniel B. Stevens, Esq. Mrs. Sarah Batchelder Butler died February 23, 1809. John Butler then married Charlotte Ell
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 7: recruiting in New England. (search)
nd for the colonelcy his brother, Lieut.-Col. John H. George, a staff-officer of the governor. Lieutenant-Colonel George was a very close friend of Ex-President Pierce, then alive, and was one of the best advocates in New Hampshire, and one of the most reliable Democrats. I saw him, explained what I wished to have done and have him do, and said to him:-- You have a family growing up around you. Don't you let it be said to them that their father took no part in the war for his country. John consented to go. When his brother Paul heard of it he was overjoyed. We had it all arranged; but when Colonel George informed Pierce of it, the ex-president stood out bitterly against it, and said everything he could say to dissuade the colonel from accepting the position which the governor was ready to give him. Notwithstanding Colonel George's high respect for Pierce, he felt it was the turning-point of his life, and he remained firm in his intention of raising a regiment. But Pierce l
, 999. Alabama claims, 962-967. Alley, Hon. John B., member of Congress, 919; succeeded by Buby military commission, 843, 916. Andrew, Gov. John A., interview on war, 161-162; action by, toippi, 363; passes the forts, 365. Bendix, Col. John E., at Big Bethel, 269, 270, 275. Benham,39, 897; on Butler's staff, 897. Bingham, Hon. John A., of Ohio, reference, 927. Birney, Gene Danville Railroad, cut, 651. Davenport, Lieut. John I., reports Smith's movements, 687,690; repSwamp Canal, convict labor on, 847. Dix, General John A., sent to Eastern Virginia by General Sconklin writes to Butler, 873-874. Fremont, Gen. John C., abolitionist candidate for dictator, 576 attack on Petersburg, 702-703. green, Brig.-Gen. John A., reference to in New York election trotice, issues habeas corpus, 1009. Tarbox, Hon. John K., Butler's congressional Democratic oppone, Levi, 117; the motion of, 1007. Wool, Maj.-Gen. John E., assigned to Fortress Monroe, 278, 281;[2 more...]