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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 4 0 Browse Search
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Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 1 1 Browse Search
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Cantabria. We read that the architect Dinochares was employed by Ptolemy to roof a temple at Alexandria with magnet-stone, by means of which an iron image of his sister Arsinoe might remain perpetually suspended. Both the architect and the king died before the completion of the work. This was probably the original of the popular fable of the suspension of the coffin of Mahomet at Medina between two magnets. The name is derived by the imaginative Greeks from one Magnes, a shepherd on Mt. Ida, whose iron crook being casually laid against a block of magnetic iron became attached thereto, and directed attention to the mysterious attraction. Thales, B. C. 640, discoursed on amber and the magnet, and supposed them to be living because they had a moving force. From Eastern Asia has been handed down the knowledge of the directive force and declination of a freely suspended magnetic bar; from Phoenicia and Egypt the knowledge of chemical preparations (as glass, animal and vegetab
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Arkansas, 1862 (search)
; 4th and 9th Infantry. MISSOURI--1st, 4th, 5th and 6th Cavalry; Fremont's Hussars; Benton Hussars; Bowen's Battalion Cavalry; Landgraeber's Battery Flying Arty.; Batteries "B" and "F," 1st Light Arty.; 2d, 3d, 12th, 15th, 17th and 24th Infantry; Phelps' Regt. Infantry. Union loss, 203 killed, 980 wounded, 201 captured and missing. Total, 1,384. March 13: Action, Spring RiverIOWA--3d Cavalry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 4 killed, 18 wounded, 1 missing. Total, 23. March 18: Skirmish, Salem, Spring RiverIOWA--3d Cavalry (Detachment). MISSOURI--6th Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 5 killed, 10 wounded. Total, 15. April 19: Skirmish, Talbot's Ferry, White RiverILLINOIS--3d Cavalry. IOWA--4th Cavalry. MISSOURI--Bowen's Battalion Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed. April 21: Skirmish, PocahontasILLINOIS--5th Cavalry. May 2: Skirmish, LitchfieldINDIANA--1st Cavalry. May 3: Skirmish, Batesville(No Reports.) May 6: Skirmish, White RiverIOWA--4th Cavalry. May 14: Skirmish, Cotton Pla
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Arkansas, 1864 (search)
: Operations, Green's on West side of Miss. RiverConfederate Reports. May 25: Skirmish, PikevilleMISSOURI--Battery "D," 2d Light Arty. May 25: Skirmish, Buck Horn(No Reports.) May 27: Skirmish, Leland's PointMISSOURI--1st Infantry, Miss. Marine Brigade. May 27: Skirmish, PrincetonARKANSAS--3d Cavalry. ILLINOIS--43d Infantry. May 28: Skirmish, WashingtonARKANSAS--1st Cavalry. May 28: Skirmish near Little RockUNITED STATES--57th Colored Infantry. Union loss, 6 missing. May 29: Skirmish, SalemWISCONSIN--2d Cavalry (Detachment). June 2: Skirmish. ColumbiaMISSOURI--1st Infantry, Miss. Marine Brigade. June 3: Skirmish, SearcyMISSOURI--8th Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 2 wounded. June 4-17: Scouts from Huntersville and ClintonILLINOIS--10th Cavalry. June 5: Skirmish, Worthington's and Sunnyside Landings, Fish BayouMISSOURI--1st Battalion Cavalry, Miss. Marine Brigade. WISCONSIN--2d Cavalry. June 6: Skirmish, Bealer's Ferry, on Little Red RiverMISSOURI--8th Cavalry (Detachment
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
5, 121, 6, 121, 7, 121, 8, 121, 9; 122, 3, 122, 10 Mound City, Ark 154, A9 Mound City, Kans. 47, 1; 66, 1, 66, 8; 119, 1; 161, G9 Mount Airy, Va. 56, 1; 65, 1; 84, 11; 92, 1; 93, 1; 118, 1; 137, H3; 141, H10; 142, A10 Mount Carmel, Tenn. 30, 2 Mount Carmel Church, Va. 8, 1; 45, 1; 55, 4; 74, 1; 81, 2; 91, 2; 96, 2 Mount Crawford, Va. 74, 1; 81, 4; 82, 12; 85, 1, 85, 31; 94, 2; 100, 1; 135-A; 137, C3 Mount Elba, Ark. 47, 1; 135-A; 154, F4 Mount Ida, Ark. 47, 1; 159, D12 Mount Jackson, Va. 43, 7; 81, 5; 82, 3; 84, 9, 84, 11; 85, 1, 85, 21, 85, 22; 94, 2; 100, 1; 137, B4 Mount Pleasant, Ala. 110, 1; 135-A; 147, B4 Mount Pleasant, Tenn. 24, 3; 30, 2; 118, 1; 135-A; 149, B5 Mount Sterling, Ky. 118, 1; 135-A; 141, D3; 171 Mount Vernon, Ala. 110, 1; 135-A Mount Vernon, Ark. 154, B7; 171 Mount Vernon, Ind. 150, A2; 151, G3 Mount Vernon, Ky. 9, 2; 118, 1; 135-A; 141, G2; 150, C12 Mo