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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
James and Shenandoah valleys; $5,000,000 worth of property destroyed......September, 1870 Burning of the Spotswood Hotel at Richmond......Dec. 25, 1870 State board of health organized in Virginia......1872 General Grant has a majority for President of 1,975 over Horace Greeley......1872 State board of immigration established......1873 Completion of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad between Richmond and Huntington on the Ohio, length 421 miles......1873 Richmond and Atlantic Air line Railroad opened......1873 James River free bridge at Richmond completed......1873 Constitutional amendment abolishing the township system ratified......1874 Educational convention (colored) meets at Richmond......Aug. 24, 1875 Statue of Gen. Thomas ( Stonewall ) Jackson unveiled on Capitol Square at Richmond......Oct. 26, 1875 Violent earthquake shock at Richmond......Dec. 22, 1875 Readjusters, formerly Democrats, organize as a party......Feb. 25, 1879 Readjusters hold
Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana a town of 4,000 pop., on St. Joseph's River, at the junction of the Northern Indiana Air Line and the Michigan Southern Railroads.
The Baltimore and Norfolk Steamboat Company have purchased the steamer Wm. Selden, to run from Norfolk to Seaford, Del., in connection with the Delaware and Eastern Shore (or "Air Line") Railroad. Ex-President Pierce has written a strong Union letter to a friend, on the state of the times, which appears in the Washington Constitution. Hon. Willoughby Newton has written a long letter to the National Intelligencer, "vindicating the theory of secession and the policy of disunion." The Washington Fire Company, of Savannah, hoisted a Southern Rights flag in that city last Wednesday, with an enthusiastic demonstration. Hon. Wm. C. Rives has been suggested as a candidate to fill the vacancy in the Legislature occasioned by the death of Mr. Garth, of Albemarle. John Birch, a young man, was accidentally shot and badly wounded, last Thursday, by a companion named Geo. Rush, while hunting, near Washington city. Additional news from Mexico confirms be yond any