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m the mainland, and at once took possession of the light-house, the dwelling, and all the Government property, and imprisoned the keeper. They then went up into the tower, and destroyed the lens, (and a valuable second order Fresnel illuminating apparatus,) and injured the machinery so badly that it cannot be used again. They reported that Jupiter Light was put out by them on the 20th, and Cape Canaveral some days previous. The party left Key Biscayne after a short stay, proceeding toward Miami in their own boat, and taking a boat belonging to the light-house department.--Simon Frow, in the National Intelligencer, September 9. At West Chester, Pa., Deputy United States Marshal Jenkins S. Schuyler, by order of the United States Marshal, took possession of the Jeffersonian newspaper building, with its contents, this afternoon, to await further orders from Washington.--N. Y. Times, August 24. The Seventeenth and Twenty-first regiments of Massachusetts Volunteers, under the c
Admiral Lee's instructions. flag-ship, North Atlantic Blockading squadron, off Newport News, Va., April 23, 1864--1 P. M. Sir: The Navy Department, by telegraphic despatch of this date, directs me to send you to assume command in the sounds of North Carolina, for the purpose of attacking, at all hazards, the rebel ram there, in the best manner to insure its destruction, by running it down with the double-enders, or in any other manner which my judgment or yours may suggest. The Miami (Commander Renshaw) and the Tacony (Lieutenant-Commander Truxton) are now in the sounds. The Sassacus (Lieutenant-Commander Roe) was sent there last night. You will take the Mattabesett (Commander Febiger) and the Wyalusing (Lieutenant-Commander Queen) with you, and leave with all practicable despatch, availing yourself of the present high tides to enter the sounds. I send with you two (2) officers who have served in the sounds, and whose local knowledge will be useful to you. Enclose
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indiana, (search)
ea Indian towns on the Wabash, destroys Ouiatenon......June 1, 1791 Second expedition against the Indian villages on the Wabash under Brig.-Gen. James Wilkinson, who leaves Fort Washington, Aug. 1, 1791, destroys the Eel River Indian village near Logansport, and over 400 acres of corn, and reaches the rapids of the Ohio......Aug. 21, 1791 Treaty of peace and friendship with the Indians at Vincennes, by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Putnam......Sept. 27, 1792 Fort Wayne, on the site of an ancient Miami village and an English fort erected 1764, built and garrisoned......Oct. 22, 1794 Northwestern Territory divided: that part west of a line from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, and thence north to be called Indiana Territory, and Vincennes the seat of government, by act approved......May 7, 1800 William Henry Harrison, appointed governor of Indiana Territory, May 13, 1800, arrives at Vincennes......Jan. 10, 1801 General court of the Territory first held. Vincennes.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1862 (search)
Dunklin CountyWISCONSIN--1st Cavalry. May 22: Skirmish, Florida, Monroe Co.IOWA--3d Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 2 wounded. May 24: Expedition to Spring HillMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry (Co's "G," "K"). May 25-28: Operations about Miami and Waverly and skirmishMISSOURI--7th Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed, 1 wounded. Total, 2. May 26: Skirmish, Crow's StationMISSOURI--24th Infantry (Detachment). May 26: Skirmish, ButlerIOWA--1st Cavalry. May 27: Skirmish, Monagan Springs, near r FloridaIOWA--3d Cavalry. June 1: Skirmish, Eleven PointsINDIANA--1st Cavalry. June 1-5: Operations in Oregon CountyINDIANA--1st Cavalry. June 2: Skirmish on Little Blue, Jackson CountyMISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry. June 4-10: Scout to Miami, Cambridge, Frankfort, Waverly, Pink Hill, etc.MISSOURI--7th Cavalry (Co's "H," "I"). June 5: Skirmish near SedaliaMISSOURI--1st Cavalry (Co's "A," "C," "E"). May 11: Skirmish, DeepwaterIOWA--1st Cavalry (Detachment). May 11: Skirmish, Pink Hi
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1865 (search)
ia (Co. "F"). Jan. 11: Skirmish near LexingtonMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Jan. 12-15: Scout from Camp Grover to Texas PrairieMISSOURI--1st and 7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachments). Jan. 12-17: Scout from Warrensburg to MiamiMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Co. "I"). Jan. 16-22: Operations about WaynesvilleMISSOURI--5th State Militia Cavalry. Jan. 18-22: Scout from Warrensburg to Snibar HillsMISSOURI--1st and 7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachments). Jan. 24-Feb-13th Cavalry (Co. "M"). April 22: Skirmish near Linn CreekMISSOURI--Militia. April 22: Skirmish, Mouth Big GravoisMISSOURI--16th Cavalry (Detachment). April 23: Skirmish, Spring ValleyMISSOURI--13th Cavalry (Co. "M"). April 24: Skirmish near MiamiWISCONSIN--48th Infantry (Co. "A"). April 25: Skirmish, Linn Creek(No Reports.) April 27: Affair near James CreekMISSOURI--15th Cavalry (Co. "C"). Apr. 29-June 11: Exp. from St. Louis to receive surrender of Jeff. ThompsonLieut.-Col. Charles E.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Volunteers. (search)
Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Service. Operations about Miami and Waverly May 25-28, 1862. Scouts to Waverly, Miami, Franklin and Pink Hill June 4-10 (Cos. H and I ). Pink Hill June 11 (Detachment). Haytown June 23 g to Greenton Valley November 29-December 3 (Detachment). Scout from Camp Grover to Texas Prairie January 12-15, 1865 (Detachment). Scout from Warrensburg to Miami January 12-17 (Co. I ). Scout from Warrensburg to Snibar Hills January 18-22 (Detachment). Scout from Warrensburg to Tabo Creek, etc., February 1-5 (Detachm November, 1861. Moved to Sedalia November 28. March to Otterville, thence to Lexington, Mo., and duty there February 11 to June 3, 1862. Operations about Miami and Waverly May 25-28. Near Waverly May 26. Moved to Sedalia June 3, and duty there till July 29. Moved to Rolla July 29, and return to Sedalia August 18.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Wisconsin Volunteers. (search)
guard duty at Tullahoma and in District of Middle Tennessee till September. Mustered out September 4, 1865. Lost during service 39 by disease. 48th Wisconsin Regiment Infantry. Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., February-March, 1865. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 22, thence moved to Warrenton and to Paola, Kan., April 1-13. Assigned to provost duty in District of Kansas as follows: C at Lawrence, B at Olatho, F and G at Paola, A, B, D and E at Fort Scott (skirmish near Miami, Mo., April 24, 1865) till August. Companies I and K left Milwaukee, Wis., March 28, and reached Fort Scott April 28. Moved to Lawrence August 19-25. March to Fort Zarah September 6-26, and assigned to garrison duty as follows: E and G at Fort Zarah, A and H at Fort Larned, B and I at Fort Dodge, D and F at Fort Aubrey, C and K at Fort Lyon, Colo., till December, 1865. A, E, G and H ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., December, 1865, and mustered out December 30, 1865. B, D, F and
ay. But it is not to be denied that the fifteen hundred, apprehending that the Governor might attempt to play the tyrant,—since his conduct has already been insidious and unjust,—wore on their hats bunches of hemp. They were resolved, if a tyrant attempted to trample upon the rights of the sovereign people, to hang him. 6. It is again confirmed by testimony of a lady for five years resident in Western Missouri, who thus writes in a letter published in the New Haven Register:— Miami, Saline County, November 26, 1855. You ask me to tell you something about the Kansas and Missouri troubles. Of course you know in what they have originated. There is no denying that the Missourians have determined to control the elections, if possible; and I do not know that their measures would be justifiable, except upon the principle of self-preservation; and that, you know, is the first law of Nature. 7. And it is confirmed still further by the Circular of the Emigration Society of Lafa<
ay. But it is not to be denied that the fifteen hundred, apprehending that the Governor might attempt to play the tyrant,—since his conduct has already been insidious and unjust,—wore on their hats bunches of hemp. They were resolved, if a tyrant attempted to trample upon the rights of the sovereign people, to hang him. 6. It is again confirmed by testimony of a lady for five years resident in Western Missouri, who thus writes in a letter published in the New Haven Register:— Miami, Saline County, November 26, 1855. You ask me to tell you something about the Kansas and Missouri troubles. Of course you know in what they have originated. There is no denying that the Missourians have determined to control the elections, if possible; and I do not know that their measures would be justifiable, except upon the principle of self-preservation; and that, you know, is the first law of Nature. 7. And it is confirmed still further by the Circular of the Emigration Society of Lafa<
Joseph, Mo., assistant surgeon Pindall's Missouri battalion. Uriah Haine, Anderson, Tex., assistant surgeon Terry's Eighth Texas infantry. Albert P. Fulkerson, Chapel Hill, Mo., assistant surgeon Morgan's Arkansas infantry. Marshall A. Brown, Miami, Mo., assistant surgeon. Thomas J. Basket, Tarleton, Mo., assistant surgeon. James V. Duhme, Washington, Ark., assistant surgeon Etter's Arkansas battery. R. A. Roberts, Cedar Hill, Tex., assistant surgeon. Except sitting at Fort Smith in June, Missouri cavalry. John T. Turner, Armstrong Academy, C. N., surgeon Folsom's Second Choctaw cavalry. William Kennedy, Greenfield, Mo., assistant surgeon Smith's Third Missouri cavalry. January, 1864, at Washington, Ark.: Marshall A. Brown, Miami, Mo., surgeon Clark's Missouri infantry. John M. Welborn, Walnut Hill, Ark., assistant surgeon Camden hospital. Robert Duncan, St. Louis, Mo., Gaither's Arkansas infantry. Johnson J. Whitmore, Centre Point, Ark., assistant surgeon Hill's Arkansas c
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