hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 10 results in 5 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grant, Frederick Dent 1850- (search)
he rank of lieutenant-colonel in 1873; took Frederick Dent Grant. part in the campaign on the frontier against the Indians; accompanied his father on his trip around the world; and resigned his commission in the army in 1881. In 1887 he was defeated as Republican candidate for secretary of state of New York, and in 1889 President Harrison appointed him minister to Austria-Hungary, where he remained till 1893. He was a police commissioner in New York City through the administration of Mayor Strong. In 1898, on the call for volunteers for the war with Spain, Colonel Grant offered his services to the President, and went to the front as colonel of the 14th New York regiment. On May 27 he was appointed a brigadier-general of volunteers; served in the Porto Rico campaign; and after the war was appointed commander of the military district of San Juan. While holding this post he organized an effective police force for the city similar in plan to that of New York City. Subsequently he
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hartford conventions. (search)
ey advised a general convention at Philadelphia at the beginning of 1780, to adopt a scheme for all the colonies. Congress approved the suggestion of the convention, but urged the States to adopt the regulation at once, without waiting for a general convention. The second, politically known as the Hartford Convention, was convened on Dec. 15, 1814. Because the Massachusetts militia had not been placed under General Dearborn's orders, the Secretary of State, in an official letter to Governor Strong, refused to pay the expenses of defending Massachusetts from the common foe. Similar action, for similar cause, had occurred in the case of Connecticut, and a clamor was instantly raised that New England was abandoned to the enemy by the national government. A joint committee of the legislature of Massachusetts made a report on the state of public affairs, which contained a covert threat of independent action on the part of the people of that section, saying that, in the position in
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts, (search)
uthority from the same source. This placed the supreme authority of Massachusetts, De facto and De jure, in the chosen representatives of the people. It was an absolute declaration of independence. The doctrine of State supremacy had a strong hold upon the political opinions of New England, and particularly of Massachusetts, and it was restless under the assumption of supreme power by the national government in the War of 1812-15. In his message to the legislature, May 20, 1813, Governor Strong defended the right of free discussion of the great question of the day—peace or war with Great Britain. The peace party powerfully influenced public opinion in Massachusetts, and, following the message of the governor, the legislature agreed to a remonstrance, in which they denounced the perseverance in war, and declared that, for aught that appeared, the questions at issue might be adjusted by peaceful negotiations. The politicians of the State were chiefly instrumental in getting
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, I. List of officers from Massachusetts in United States Navy, 1861 to 1865. (search)
thew Vassar; Ella.West Gulf. Potomac Flotilla.Feb. 17, 1865.Deceased.Actg. Master. Stone, Phineas J., Jr.,--Mass.Mar. 31, 1863.Actg. Asst. Paymr.Hastings.Mississippi.Apr. 9, 1866.Mustered out.Actg. Asst. Paymr. Stone, Theodore,Mass.Mass.Mass.May 3, 1864.Actg. Master's Mate.Snowdrop; Vermont.-Nov. 7, 1865.Appointment revoked.Actg. Master's Mate. Stover, Abner D.,Me.Mass.Mass.Dec. 18, 1862.Actg. Ensign.Water Witch; Savannah.South Atlantic.Nov. 9, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. Ensign. Strong, Edward T., Credit, Medford. See Navy Register.Mass.Mass.Mass.Nov. 24, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Ticonderoga.South Atlantic.June 16, 1865.Resigned.Actg. Ensign. Oct. 15, 1863.Actg. Ensign.Rachel Seaman; Savannah.West Gulf. Strong, Frank L.,Mass.Mass.Mass.Sept. 1, 1864.Actg. 3d Asst. Engr.Azalia.South Atlantic.Aug. 14, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. 3d Asst. Engr. Strong, Frederick Wm-Mass.Mass.Aug. 2, 1861.Actg. Master.Cambridge.North Atlantic.Nov. 14, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. Master. Stud
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
7 Storrs, R. P., 584 Storrs, S. J., 229 Story, E. A., 357 Story, I. N., 357 Stott, C. A., 229 Stover, A. D., 138 Stover, D. B., 447 Stover, J. M., 357 Stowe, A. F., 357 Stowe, F. H., 357 Stowe, F. W., 357, 447 Stowe, William, 584 Stowell, B. P., 357 Strachan, W. H., 357 Stratton, C. H, 357 Stratton, F. A., 196, 447, 480, 559 Stratton, J. A., 357 Streeter, H. A., 357 Streeter, J. F., 357, 559 Streeter, S. R., 357 Streeter, William, 229, 357, 559 Strong, E. A., 584 Strong, E. T., 138 Strong, F. L., 138 Strong, F. W., 138 Strong, G. C., 196, 447 Strong, J. N., 357, 499 Strother, D., 725 Stuart, A. A., 480 Stuart, H. F., 480 Stuart, J. E. B., 725 Stuart, James H., 357 Stuart, Joseph H., 357 Studley, B. G., 138 Studley, I. B., 138 Studley, J. M., 229 Sturdy, A. W., 357 Sturges, H. L., 138 Sturgess, Edward, 357 Sturgis, H. H., 357 Sturgis, J. B., 138 Sturgis, Russell, 230 Sturgis, Thomas, 358 Sturtevant, Charles, 138 Sullivan, Daniel, 138 Sull