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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 6 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 7 1 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 5 1 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 4 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 3 1 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 2 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1860., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bloomer, Amelia Jenks, 1818-1894 (search)
1894 Reformer; born in Homer, N. Y., May 27, 1818; married Dexter C. Bloomer, of Seneca Falls, N. Y., in 1840; and began the publication of The Lily. devoted to woman's rights, prohibition, etc., in 1849. Me. and Mrs. Bloomer moved to Council Bluffs, Ia., in 1855, and she then lectured in the principal cities of the country . She recommended and wore a sanitary dress for women which became known as the Bloomer costume, although it was originated by Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Miller. It consiste0; and began the publication of The Lily. devoted to woman's rights, prohibition, etc., in 1849. Me. and Mrs. Bloomer moved to Council Bluffs, Ia., in 1855, and she then lectured in the principal cities of the country . She recommended and wore a sanitary dress for women which became known as the Bloomer costume, although it was originated by Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Miller. It consisted of skirts reaching just below the knee and Turkish trousers. She died in Council Bluffs, Ia., Dec. 30, 1894.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Census, United States (search)
ton, Mass.31,03625,4485,588 Canton, O 30,66726,1894.478 Butte, Mont30,47010,72319,747 Montgomery, Ala30,34621,8838,463 Auburn, N. Y.30,34525,8584,487 East St. Louis, Ill.29,65515,16914,486 Joliet, Ill.29,35323,2646,089 Sacramento, Cal29,28226,3862,896 Racine, Wis 29,10221,0148,088 La Crosse. Wis 28.89525,0903,805 Williamsport, Pa 28,75727,1321,625 Jacksonville. Pa 28,42917,20111,228 Newcastle, Pa28,33911,60016,739 Newport, Ky 28.30124,9183,383 Oshkosh. Wis28,28422.8365,448 Noonsocket. R. I.28,20420,8307,374 Pueblo. Col 28,15724,5583,599 Atlantic City, N. J.27,83813.05514,783 Passaic, N. J.27,77713,02814,749 Bay City, Mich.27,62827.839*211 Fort Worth. Tex26.68823,0763,612 Lexington, Ky26,36921,5674,802 Gloucester. Mass.26,12124,6511,470 South Omaha, Neb26.0018,06217,939 New Britain. Conn 25,99816,5199.479 Council Bluffs, Ia.25,80221.4744,328 Cedar Rapids, Ia 25,65618,0207,636 Easton, Pa25,23814,48110,757 Jackson. Mich.25,18020,7984,382 *Decrease.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Curtis, Samuel Ryan -1866 (search)
Curtis, Samuel Ryan -1866 Military officer; born near Champlain, N. Y., Feb. 3, 1805; graduated at West Point in 1831, and the following year left the army and studied law; served under General Taylor in the war with Mexico, and was General Wool's assistant adjutant-general in that war. He was for a while governor of Saltillo. He became a member of Congress in 1857, retaining that post until 1861, and was a member of the Peace Congress. In May, 1861, he was appointed brigadier-general of volunteers, and in March, 1862, major-general. Commanding the army in Missouri, he gained the battle of Pea Ridge (q. v.). After the war he was appointed United States commissioner to treat with Indian tribes— Samuel Ryan Curtis. Sioux, Cheyennes, and others. He died in Council Bluffs, Ia., Dec. 26, 186
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mormons, (search)
d Rigdon, becoming contumacious, was cast out to be buffeted for 1,000 years. Public sentiment in Illinois soon set strongly against the Mormons. Armed mobs attacked the smaller settlements, and also Nauvoo, their city. At length a special revelation commanded their departure for the Western wilderness; and in February, 1846, 1,600 men, women, and children crossed the Mississippi River on the ice, and, travelling with ox-teams and on foot, penetrated the Indian country and rested at Council Bluffs, on the Missouri River. Other bands continued to emigrate; and finally, in September, 1846, the last lingering Mormons at Nauvoo were driven out at the point of the bayonet by 1,600 troops. At their resting-place they were met by a requisition for 500 men for the army in Mexico, which was complied with. The remainder stayed, turned up the virgin soil, and planted there. Leaving a few to cultivate and gather for wanderers who might come after them, the host moved on. Order reigned. T
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sauganash, the (search)
ash, the A half-breed leader, popularly known as Capt. Billy Caldwell; born in Canada about 1780; son of an Irish officer in the British army and a Pottawattomie squaw; received a good education; was a true friend of the whites and did all in his power to check savage warfare; settled in Chicago in 1820 and was a justice of the peace there in 1826; went with his tribe to Council Bluffs in 1836. He was a chief of the Ottawas and Pottawattomies. He died in Council Bluffs, Ia., Sept. 28, 1841.sh, the A half-breed leader, popularly known as Capt. Billy Caldwell; born in Canada about 1780; son of an Irish officer in the British army and a Pottawattomie squaw; received a good education; was a true friend of the whites and did all in his power to check savage warfare; settled in Chicago in 1820 and was a justice of the peace there in 1826; went with his tribe to Council Bluffs in 1836. He was a chief of the Ottawas and Pottawattomies. He died in Council Bluffs, Ia., Sept. 28, 1841.
ved to Iowa City......1839 Boundary disputes between Missouri and Iowa cause fighting on the border; one Iowan is killed in resisting the Missouri sheriff's collection of taxes......1839 Constitution adopted by a convention which meets at Iowa City Oct. 7, 1844......Nov. 1, 1844 Enabling act for Iowa approved......March 3, 1845 Boundary defined in the enabling act rejected by the people; 7,235 for, and 7,656 against......1845 Mormons remove from Nauvoo, Ill., and settle at Council Bluffs......1846 Constitution framed by a convention which meets at Iowa City May 4, completing its labors May 19, 1846, is ratified by a vote of the people, 9,492 to 9,036......Aug. 3, 1846 Act of Congress, fixing boundaries for Iowa, referring the Missouri boundary to the Supreme Court......Aug. 4. 1846 Iowa admitted into the Union by act approved......Dec. 28. 1846 Antoine le Claire breaks ground at Davenport for the Mississippi and Missouri Railroad, now the Chicago, Rock Island
rom Soda Springs to Corrine and thence into Nevada......August, 1841 Marcus Whitman and A. L. Lovejoy, on their way from Oregon to the United States, pass through Utah......1842 Col. John C. Fremont, with Kit Carson and three others, explores Great Salt Lake in a rubber boat......Sept. 8, 1843 Brigham Young and 142 Mormons, in search of a location for their new Zion, arrive at the site of Salt Lake City......July 21, 1847 Mormons to the number of 1,553, with 580 wagons, leave Council Bluffs, July 4, and reach Salt Lake......September, 1847 Utah included in the cession by Mexico to the United States by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 James Brown purchases the tract where Ogden now stands from Miles M. Goodyear, who held it by Spanish grant as early as 1841......June 6, 1848 Provisional government for the State of Deseret, with capital at Salt Lake City, formed by a convention which met at Salt Lake City, March 4, and chose Brigham Young governor, M
, 1888Pensions and Reliefs. 293Apr. 7, 1888Sale of Indian Land. 294Apr. 9, 1888Public Building at Allentown, Pa. 295 to 297May 9, 1888 to May 18, 1888Pensions. 298May 18, 1888Use of Castle Island, Boston Harbor. 299 to 307May 18, 1888 to May 26, 1888Pensions. 308May 28, 1888Public Building at Youngstown, O. 309 to 311May 28, 1888Pensions. 312May 29, 1888Public Building at Columbus, Ga. 313June 5, 1888Public Building at Bar Harbor, Me. 314June 5, 1888Government Land Purchase, Council Bluffs, Ia. 315 to 344June 5, 1888 to July 26, 1888Pensions and Reliefs, Private. 345June 26, 1888Right of Way for Railroad through Indian Lands. 346Aug. 3, 1888Relief. 347Aug. 7, 1888Land Grant to Tacoma, Wash. 348 to 361Aug. 9, 1888 to Aug. 10, 1888Pensions, Private. 362Aug. 14, 1888Additional Copies of United States Map for 1886. 363 to 373Aug. 14, 1888 to Aug. 27, 1888Pensions and Reliefs. 374Aug. 27, 1888Public Building, Sioux City, Ia. 375 to 385Aug. 27, 1888 to Sept. 13, 1888Pensi