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Incident of the war.--The following note was found in one of the camps at Island No.10: To any Federal Officer of Comre Foote's Fleet on the Mississippi: The finder of this will please hand it to one of the Officers and ask him if he please forward it to its destination in Md. I would enclose a dime or such a matter to pay the postage but upon my honor I have not got a cent in the world and You will not mind 3 cts to get a letter to one's mother and sweet heart Who has not heard from either for nearly a year. Yours in every respect except politics. L. T. H. near Island no.10, April 6th, 1862. This was addressed to Mis H----b, Hyattsville, Md., and enclosed in an envelope, addressed as above.--N. Y. Herald, April 16th.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, (search)
ril 10; is tried, pleads guilty, and is sentenced to five years imprisonment......July 7, 1890 Ex-Gov. Philip Francis Thomas dies at Baltimore, aged eighty......Oct. 2, 1890 United States Senator Ephraim King Wilson dies in Washington, D. C.......Feb. 24, 1891 Monument erected by the State to Leonard Calvert, first governor of the colony, at Old St. Mary's......June 3, 1891 Charles H. Gibson qualifies as United States Senator by executive appointment to fill place of Senator Wilson, deceased......Dec. 7, 1891 Ex-Postmaster-Gen. John A. Cresswell dies at Belair......Dec. 23, 1891 Charles H. Gibson elected by the legislature as United States Senator to fill unexpired term......Jan. 21, 1892 Ex-Gov. E. Louis Lowe dies in Brooklyn, N. Y., aged seventy......Aug. 23, 1892 Amendment to constitution in reference to judge of the Supreme Bench adopted......Nov. 7, 1893 The single-tax in operation at Hyattsville declared unconstitutional......1893 Massachusetts
ks, one thousand strong, in review past the great martyred Lincoln, and received his kindly commendation and warm approbation; and on, out to the fort in the chain of defenses of Washington, called after him, Fort Lincoln, in the vicinity of Hyattsville, Md., and near the famous duelling ground of slavery days. (The Colonel was evidently not a participant in the melon-patch episode just outside of Philadelphia, while the train was waiting on a siding for other trains to pass. Colonel Cronkite oring melon patch in which more than half of the regiment participated; and that, led by an officer, they returned to the train laden with a melon each.) The regiment in box cars arrived in Washington on Sept. 3d, in the morning and arrived at Hyattsville in the afternoon. Major Olcott, having been sent ahead to get instructions, was asked by the commanding officer whether the regiment was from the country and had good choppers in it. The major answered that it was from an agricultural and dai
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
roops had halted in that town, instead of pushing eastward as far as the valley of the Monocacy, where they would undoubtedly have met the Confederates, who were following the same road on their way down toward the Potomac. Pleasanton, however, in his efforts to reach this river before Stuart, struck the mouth of the Monocacy on the 12th, at eight o'clock in the morning, where he found a regiment of Federal infantry; the enemy's cavalry had not been seen in this place; they had reached Hyattsville at break of day, and passing through Barnsville had taken the road to Poolesville, in a totally different direction. This town was occupied by Stoneman; consequently, before reaching this place, about the same time that Pleasanton made his appearance on the banks of the Potomac, Stuart threw himself suddenly into the woods, on the right of the road, leaving Poolesville four or five kilometres on his left, and gained the Georgetown and Hauling Ford road. Pleasanton was proceeding to meet