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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Virginia, (search)
h to 18th1822 to 1824 Littleton W. Tazewell18th to 22d1824 to 1832 John Randolph19th to 20th1825 to 1827 John Tyler20th to 24th1827 to 1836 William C. Rives22d to 23d1833 to 1834 Benjamin W. Leigh23d to 24th1834 to 1836 Richard E. Parker24th to 25th1836 to 1837 William C. Rives24th to 29th1836 to 1845 William H. Roane25th to 27th1837 to 1841 William S. Archer27th to 30th1841 to 1847 Isaac S. Pennybacker29th to 30th1845 to 1847 James M. Mason29th to 37th1847 to 1861 Robert M. T. Hunter30th to 37th1847 to 1861 John S. Carlile37th1861 Waiteman T. Willey37th1861 to 1863 John J. Bowden38th1863 to 1864 39th and 40th Congresses vacant. John W. Johnston41st1870 to 1883 John F. Lewis41st to 44th1870 to 1875 Robert E. Withers44th to 47th1875 to 1881 William Mahone47th to 50th1881 to 1887 H. H. Riddleberger48th to 51st1883 to 1889 John W. Daniel50th to —1887 to — John S. Barbour51st to 52d1889 to 1892 Eppa Hunton52d to 54th1892 to 1895 Thomas S. Martin54th to —1895
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White House, the, Va. (search)
White House, the, Va. Before the battle at Williamsburg (May 5, 1862) General Franklin was ordered, with a force from Yorktown, to flank the Confederates, but it was detained so long that it failed to effect its purpose. On the day of the battle it moved, and arrived at the head of the York River that night, and the next day some Nationals encountered Johnston's rear-guard in the woods. After a conflict of three or four hours the Confederates were defeated. In this affair the Nationals lost 194 men, mostly New-Yorkers; the loss of the Confederates was small. Near the White House—the estate that belonged to Mrs. Washington, on the Pamunkey, one of the streams that form the York River—Franklin was enabled to establish a permanent and important base of supplies for McClellan's army. The main army, meanwhile, moved up the Peninsula, and the general-in-chief and the advance of the main army arrived at the White House, about 18 miles from Richmond, on May 16. The wife of Gen. Robe