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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 1 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 4 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 4 0 Browse Search
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; orders Chaplain Hudson to New York, 834; publishes a book, 834; conspiracy with Hudson, 835; reference to, 833, 858, 871, 891. Glisson, Capt. O. C., aids Butler, off Hatteras, 343, 347. Gloucester Point, troops concentrated at, 638. Golden Gate, schooner Parallel, exploded, 776. Gordon, of Georgia, reference to, 882; tribute to, 882-883. Gore, Governor, Christopher, Butler isues Fast Day Proclamation of, 970, 974. Gourgand quoted, 997. Grace, Archie, at Drury's Bluff, 663rigadier-General, repulses attack of Confederates at Beaufort, N. C., 618. Palmerston, Lord, denounces woman order, 420. Palfrey, Captain, reports on Fort Jackson and St. Philip, 369. Parallel, schooner, cargo of gunpowder explodes in Golden Gate, 776. Paris, Tenn., reference to, 874. Parker, Commodore, succeeds Smith in command on James River, 750; the opening of Dutch Gap Canal, 751; runs from Confederate gunboats, 751; court-martialed, 752. Parson, Lieutenant, in Roanoke E
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Drake, Sir Francis, -1595 (search)
of the country he erected a wooden post, placed upon it a copper plate, with an inscription, on which was asserted the right of Queen Elizabeth and her successors to the kingdom, with the time of his arrival there, and a statement of the voluntary resignation of the country to the English by the king and people. On the same plate were engraved the portrait and arms of the Queen and the navigator. Then he sailed for the Molucca Islands. It is believed that Sir Francis Drake entered the Golden Gate of San Francisco Bay, and that near its shores the ceremony of his coronation took place. Fearing encounters with the Spaniards on his return with his treasure-laden vessels, Drake sought a northeast passage to England. Met by severe cold, he turned back, crossed the Pacific to the Spice Islands, thence over the Indian Ocean, and, doubling the Cape of Good Hope, reached England in November, 1580. The delighted Queen knighted Drake, who afterwards plundered Spanish towns on the Atla
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Golden Gate. (search)
Golden Gate. See San Francisco.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sumner, Charles Allen 1835- (search)
Sumner, Charles Allen 1835- Lawyer; born in Great Barrington, Mass., Aug. 2, 1835; received an academic education; was congressman-at-large in 1883-85; engaged in journalism, being editor at different times of the Sacramento Sentinel, San Francisco Mirror, etc. He is the author of A government postal Telegraph; Compilation of speeches in Congress and elsewhere, on a genuine postal Telegraph; Golden Gate sketches; Cremation, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wrecks. (search)
lleville stranded on Vancouver Island; nineteen lives lost......Oct. 10, 1882 Grappler burned near Bute Inlet, Vancouver Island; about seventy lives lost......about May 3, 1883 American schooner Flying Scud, bound for Kadiak, Alaska, never heard from; twenty-four persons on board......November, 1886 American schooner Harvey Mills founders, 60 miles southwest of Cape Flattery, Wash.; twenty-three lives lost......Dec. 14, 1886 American bark Atlantic stranded at entrance to Golden Gate, Cal.; twenty-seven lives lost......Dec. 17, 1886 American ship St. Stephen, from Port Townsend to San Francisco, founders at sea; twenty-seven lives lost......April, 1887 British bark Abercorn stranded on Damon's Point, north of Gray's Harbor, Wash.; twenty-two lives lost......Jan. 30, 1888 American ferry-boat Julia explodes her boiler at South Vallejo, Cal.; thirty lives lost......Feb. 27, 1888 American bark Ohio stranded near Point Hope, Alaska; twenty-five lives lost......Oct
alrymen were seen along the edge of the stream. Moving about half a mile, the companies were then halted and disposed to watch the enemy and resist attack. The Naval Brigade landed and advanced to the first cross-road, pushing a small force farther to the right, which met a few of the enemy. It then moved to a second cross-road and halted. The Thirty-second United States Colored Troops, one of the first regiments to arrive, was sent to support the blue jackets. Our companies on the Golden Gate started at the signal; but about daylight the pilot admitted that he was lost. When the fog lifted and land was seen near by, a boat was sent ashore to obtain information. At last the proper course was ascertained, and the craft made Boyd's Landing, the fourth transport to arrive. Captain Pope landed his men on the rude wharf one at a time, and then joined Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper up the road. Captain Homans's companies on the Fraser moved on time, but the steamer grounded. After a
eserves, 256. Militia: Athens Battalion, 242. Augusta Battalion, 242. First Brigade, 242. State Line Brigade, 242. Gifford, John L., 282. Gilbert, Shepard D., 102. Gillmore Medal, 134. Gillmore, Quincy A., 46, 51, 52, 55, 68, 71, 72, 74, 101, 110, 112, 113, 114, 121, 127, 128, 129, 133, 134, 138, 141, 146, 148, 149, 150, 153, 155, 156, 157, 178, 185, 189, 274, 289, 290, 314, 315. Gilmore's Band, 31, 318. Gilmer, J. F., 150. Glasgow, Abraham, 168. Glassell, William T., 132. Golden Gate, steamer, 215, 237, 239. Gooding, J. H., 168, 173, 183. Goodwin, Frank, 201. Gordon, George H., 5, 109. Gospels, Copies of, 134, Gould plantation, 39, 44. Grace, James W., 9, 10, 34, 84, 105,144, 317. Graham's Neck, S. C., 262, 263, 264. Grahamville, S. C., 238, 239, 240. Grant, U. S., 140, 185, 288. Gray, W. H. W., 129. Greek fire, 145. Green, A. M., 12. Green, Fort, 134, 191, 192, 219, 234. Green, John, 304. Green Pond, S. C., 275. Green, Samuel A., 64. Gregg, For