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Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 28 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 22 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1863., [Electronic resource] 18 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 28, 1862., [Electronic resource] 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 12, 1863., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 20, 1863., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 7 3 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 7 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Moore, John 1826- (search)
Moore, John 1826- Military surgeon; born in Indiana, Aug. 16, 1826; entered the army as assistant surgeon in June, 1853; served in the Cincinnati Marine Hospital in 1861-62; promoted surgeon and appointed medical director of the Central Grand Division of the Army of the Potomac in June, 1862; and became medical director of the Department and Army of the Tennessee in 1863. He was with Sherman in the Atlanta campaign. In 1883-86 he was assistant medical purveyor, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel; in 1886-90 was surgeon-general of the army with the rank of brigadier-general; and in the latter year was retired.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ross, Robert 1814- (search)
Ross, Robert 1814- Military officer; born in Ross Trevor, Devonshire, England; served as an officer of foot in Holland and in Egypt; was in the campaign in Spain under Sir John Moore, and commanded a brigade in the battles of Vittoria and the Pyrenees. He commanded the troops sent against Washington in August, 1814, and was successful; but attempting to cooperate with the British fleet in an attack on Baltimore, in September, he was slain near North Point, Md., Sept. 12, 1814, while riding towards that city, chatting gayly with an aide-de-camp. See Baltimore.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), St. Augustine, (search)
e Ribault, Jean). Such was the human sacrifice at the founding of St. Augustine, now the oldest. town in the United States. Oglethorpe's expedition against St. Augustine. Soon after the beginning of Queen Anne's War (see Anne, Queen), Governor Moore, of South Carolina, proposed an expedition against the Spaniards at St. Augustine. The Assembly appropriated $10,000 for the service. An army of 1,200 men (one-half Indians) was raised, and proceeded in two divisions to the attack. The gong within their fortress with provisions for four months. Their position was impreg– nable, for the Carolinians had no artillery. Daniels went to Jamaica to procure battering cannon, but before his return two Spanish war-vessels appeared. Governor Moore raised the blockade and fled. This expedition burdened the colonywith a debt of more than $26,000, for the payment of which bills of credit were issued —the first emission of paper money in ;South Carolina. Oglethorpe, having been joined by
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
hdrew from the turbulent community. The good Quaker, John Archdale, came in 1695 as governor, and by his mild republican rule made the people happy. In 1702 Governor Moore led an expedition against the Spaniards at St. Augustine. It was unsuccessful, and burdened the colony with a debt of more than $26,000, for the payment ofwere often annoyed by Indian depredations incited by the Spaniards in Florida. In 1703 the Apalachian Indians, in league with the Spaniards, were attacked by Governor Moore and a body of white men and Indians. Their chief village was desolated; nearly 800 of the Apalachians were made prisoners, and their whole territory was made proprietors appearing indifferent to the sufferings of the colonists, the people arose in their might in 1719, deposed the proprietary governor, and appointed Colonel Moore governor of the colony. This course was sustained by the crown, and in 1729 the King of England bought the two Carolinas for $80,000, and they became separat
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
t Halifax, Nov. 12, 1776, frames a constitution for North Carolina not submitted to the people, elects Richard Caswell governor by ordinance, and completes its labors......Dec. 18, 1776. Articles of confederation ratified by North Carolina......April 5, 1778 John Penn, Cornelius Harnett, and John Williams sign the articles of confederation on the part of North Carolina......July 21, 1778 Four hundred North Carolina Whigs under Col. Francis Locke attack a camp of Tories under Lieut.-Col. John Moore, and rout them at Ramsour's Mill, near Lincolnton......June 20, 1780 Battle of Charlotte......Sept. 26, 1780 General Greene successfully conducts his retreat across North Carolina from Cowpens to the river Dan, a distance of 230 miles, pursued by British under Lord Cornwallis......February, 1781 Cornwallis issues at Hillsboro a proclamation inviting all loyal citizens to join him......Feb. 20, 1781 Battle at Guilford Court-house; the British under Cornwallis defeat the Am