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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 3 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Erie, Fort, (search)
. Elliott turned to the military for assistance. Lieutenant-Colonel Scott was then at Black Rock, and entered warmly into Elliott's plans. General Smyth, the commanding officer, favored them. Captain Towson, of the artillery, was detailed, with fifty men, for the service; and sailors under General Winder, at Buffalo, were ordered out, well armed. Several citizens joined the expedition, and the whole number, rank and file, was about 124 men. Two large boats were taken to the mouth of Buffalo Creek, and in these the expedition embarked at midnight. At one o'clock in the morning (Oct. 9) they left the creek, while scores of people watched anxiously on the shore for the result. The sharp crack of a pistol, the roll of musketry, followed by silence, and the moving of two dark objects down the river proclaimed that the enterprise had been successful. Joy was manifested on the shores by shouts and the waving of lanterns. The vessels and their men had been made captives in less than t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
tes—Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Delaware only dissenting—is declared ratified......Sept. 25, 1804 Second session convenes......Nov. 4, 1804 Fifth Presidential election......Nov. 13, 1804 Territory of Michigan formed from Indiana......Jan. 11, 1805 Electoral vote counted......Feb. 13, 1805 Twenty-five gunboats ordered for the protection of ports and harbors......March 2, 1805 [This measure was urged by President Jefferson, but proved to be useless.] Genesee and Buffalo Creek, N. Y., made ports of entry......March 3, 1805 Eighth Congress adjourns......March 3, 1805 [With this Congress closes the political life of Aaron Burr.] fifth administration—Democraticrepublican, March 4, 1805, to March 3, 1809. Thomas Jefferson, Virginia, President. George Clinton, New York, Vice-President. Treaty of peace with Tripoli......June 3, 1805 Abiel Holmes's American annals first published......1805 Ninth Congress, first session, convenes......Dec. 2, 1805 <