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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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 2 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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, trains, and troops. Learning that the grass ahead was bad, he arranged to have thirty-one extra wagons of corn with strong teams waiting for Colonel Cooke at Fort Kearny, and attended to many details not necessary to specify here. The journey across the Plains has been so often and so well described that its incidents are familordinary task. His command and their subsistence, clothing, and means of erecting shelter, were stretched over nearly 1,000 miles of almost desert road between Fort Kearny and Salt Lake. So late in the season had the troops started on their march that fears were entertained that, if they succeeded in reaching their destination, igrazed over by thousands of animals, yielded a scanty subsistence for his horses; yet he pushed on at the rate of from thirty to sixty miles a day, stopping at Forts Kearny and Laramie only time enough to rest his teams — a day at each. On the 29th of September, on the South Fork of the Platte, General Johnston received Captai
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 8.70 (search)
of ten days Stuart was able to ride upon horseback; and as the other wounded were in condition to bear removal, this detachment started in the endeavor to reach Fort Kearny, which was supposed to be less than one hundred miles distant. Within five days the party was deserted by their Pawnee guides, and was left, during a rainy seasut compass, without sun or stars to guide their course. Lost in the wilderness! In this dilemma Stuart volunteered to press forward with a small party to find Fort Kearny, and send out thence for the relief of the main body. For two days he wandered without gaining any knowledge of the fort or of his own location; but on the thithward which he recognized as the mail route from Kearny to Leavenworth. Pursuing this trail for fifty-five miles, on the evening of the same day he arrived at Fort Kearny, whence succor and supplies were sent to his suffering comrades. Lost in the wilderness, with no means of determining the course in which he was marching;--tra
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
in July, and remove to permanent location purchased from the Delawares in the forks of the Kansas and Missouri rivers......December, 1843 Kansas Indians cede to the United States 2,000,000 acres in Kansas......Jan. 14, 1846 Gen. S. W. Kearny marches from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe......1846 Mormon battalion leaves Fort Leavenworth in the employ of the United States for service in the Mexican War......August, 1847 Military road built by the government from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Kearny......1850 Fort Riley, near junction of Republican and Kansas rivers, established under name of Camp Centre in the fall of......1852 Willard P. Hall, of Missouri, introduces a bill to organize the Territory of Platte (Kansas and Nebraska)......Dec. 13, 1852 Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Society, soon after incorporated as the New England Emigrant Aid Company, organized in Boston......March, 1854 Delawares, Shawnees, Iowas, and Kickapoos cede lands in Kansas to the United States...
02 6th Ave., Watervleit, N. Y. Joseph Lockwood, R. F. D. No. 1, Alleghany, N. Y. W. G. Palmer, Lisle, N. Y. J. H. Smythe, VanHornsville, N. Y. Orville O. Seeger, 14 Beech St., Cooperstown, N. Y. Lorenzo Smith, 425 E. Lincoln Way, Kearney, Neb. Hiram Vanaram, Ausable Chasm, N. Y. J. H. Walrath, Johnstown, N. Y. W. H. Waffle, Kendall, Wis. Abram Woodruff, Springville, N. Y. Rev. Henry Wood, 215 E. 25th St., Kearney, Neb. Company F Fred Albright, Unadilla, N. Y. OtKearney, Neb. Company F Fred Albright, Unadilla, N. Y. Otis B. Flanders, R. F. D., Woodstock, Ill. S. D. French, Nashua, Iowa. David R. Harris, Delhi, N. Y. W. A. Johnson, Schuyler Lake, N. Y. Hiram Krill, 19 Austin St., Rochester, N. Y. W. G. Lobdell, Unadilla, N. Y. H. E. Morgan, Clarkton, Mich. Adelbert J. Reed, Oviedo, Fla. Edward Tillinghast, Box 686, Camden, N. Y. Company G G. M. Boom, Richmondville, N. Y. C. M. Butterfield, St. Charles, Mich. J. H. Brandon, Prairie Depot, Ohio. Perry F. Cole, Afton, N. Y. Henry M. Del
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry, Non-commissioned officers and privates (search)
02 6th Ave., Watervleit, N. Y. Joseph Lockwood, R. F. D. No. 1, Alleghany, N. Y. W. G. Palmer, Lisle, N. Y. J. H. Smythe, VanHornsville, N. Y. Orville O. Seeger, 14 Beech St., Cooperstown, N. Y. Lorenzo Smith, 425 E. Lincoln Way, Kearney, Neb. Hiram Vanaram, Ausable Chasm, N. Y. J. H. Walrath, Johnstown, N. Y. W. H. Waffle, Kendall, Wis. Abram Woodruff, Springville, N. Y. Rev. Henry Wood, 215 E. 25th St., Kearney, Neb. Company F Fred Albright, Unadilla, N. Y. OtKearney, Neb. Company F Fred Albright, Unadilla, N. Y. Otis B. Flanders, R. F. D., Woodstock, Ill. S. D. French, Nashua, Iowa. David R. Harris, Delhi, N. Y. W. A. Johnson, Schuyler Lake, N. Y. Hiram Krill, 19 Austin St., Rochester, N. Y. W. G. Lobdell, Unadilla, N. Y. H. E. Morgan, Clarkton, Mich. Adelbert J. Reed, Oviedo, Fla. Edward Tillinghast, Box 686, Camden, N. Y. Company G G. M. Boom, Richmondville, N. Y. C. M. Butterfield, St. Charles, Mich. J. H. Brandon, Prairie Depot, Ohio. Perry F. Cole, Afton, N. Y. Henry M. Del
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
l of members of battery,5166171 Killed and died of wounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–66 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–66 The 16th Mass. Battery was organized at Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass., in March, 1864, and its last members were mustered in April 4. It left the State April 19 and arrived at Washington April 21. It joined the 22d Army Corps, and remained in camp in the vicinity of the Capitol until June, when it moved to Alexandria, Va. It was posted at Fort Kearny, Tenallytown, Md., July 11 and 12; and was stationed at Troy Road Barracks, Albany, N. Y., September 7 to November 16. The battery returned to its old station at Washington November 19, and on December 6 it moved to Fairfax Court House, where it was posted in two sections, one at Vienna and one at Fairfax Station; here the battery remained through the winter and during the rest of its service, engaging in an expedition to Loudon Valley in March, 1865. On June 22 it returned to
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
esboro, S. C., October 7, 1821. In 1842 he was graduated at the United States military academy; was assigned to the Second dragoons in 1844; joined the army of occupation in Texas; and served in the Mexican war under General Scott. He took part in the siege of Vera Cruz, various other engagements, earning a brevet, and in the capture of the city of Mexico. In July, 1848, he was promoted first-lieutenant, and in March, 1855, captain. In 1856-57 he was stationed in Kansas and in 1859 at Fort Kearny. He resigned his commission in the United States Army March 3, 1861, and was appointed major, corps of cavalry, Confederate States army, March 19, 1861, and brigadier-general July 19, 1861. His first action was as commander of the First artillery in the bombardment of Fort Sumter. On October 9th of this year, stationed at Pensacola, he led a night attack upon a New York regiment on Santa Rosa Island. With a splendid brigade of South Carolinians he joined Longstreet's command on the Vi
was distinguished in the revolutionary war. Henry Heth was educated at the United States military academy, and graduated in 1847 with the rank of brevet second lieutenant of the Second infantry. His first service was in the war with Mexico, when he was made second lieutenant of the Eighth infantry. He was engaged in the skirmish at Matamoras and at Galaxara in 1847-48, and in 1848 at the evacuation returned to Jefferson barracks. On the Indian frontier he was on duty at Fort Atkinson, Fort Kearny and Fort Laramie, taking a conspicuous part in many Indian fights, and winning a first lieutenancy in June, 1853, with promotion to adjutant in November, 1854, and to captain, Tenth infantry, in March, 1855. Soon after the latter promotion he led a detached company, mounted as cavalry, in the Sioux expedition under General Harney, which ended in the victory at Bluewater. In 1857 he was assigned to special duty in preparing target practice for the army, and in 1858 he rejoined his regime
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)
98, 1 Joyner's Ferry, Va. 137, H9 Jug Tavern, Ga. 143, D3 Kabletown, W. Va. 27, 1; 69, 1; 100, 1; 116, 2 Kanawha River, W. Va. 117, 1; 135-A Kansas (State) 119, 1; 160-171 Price's Missouri Expedition, Aug. 29-Dec. 21, 1864 47, 1; 66, 1-66, 4, 66, 8 Kansas City, Mo. 47, 1; 66, 1-66, 3; 119, 1; 135-A; 161, C10; 171 Kansas, Department of (U): Boundaries 164; 165; 169; 170 Kearneysville, W. Va.: Action, Aug. 25, 1864 82, 5 Fort Kearny, Nebr. Ter. 119, 1; 171 Keedysville, Md. 28, 1, 28, 2; 29, 2 Keetsville, Mo. 10, 2, 10, 4; 66, 1 Route to Fayetteville, Ark. 10, 2 Kelly's Ford, Va. 22, 5; 39, 2; 44, 3; 45, 1; 87, 2, 87, 3; 117, 1 Kelly's Store, Va. 28, 3 Engagement, Jan. 30, 1863. See Deserted House, Va. Kellysville, Va. 74, 1; 87, 2, 87, 3; 100, 1 Kempsville, Va. 137, H11 Kenansville, N. C. 76, 2; 118, 1; 135-A; 138, G7 Kenesaw, Ga. 58, 2; 76, 2; 118, 1; 149,
for speculation and export. Liverpool, March 17.--The estimated sales yesterday were 25,000 bales, including 8,000 for specula- tion and export; stock in port 907,000 bales, of which 750,000 are American. Hewitt's circular reports the market as closing buoyant, and fully 1/2 higher. Flour quiet and steady. Wheat firm. Corn a shade higher. Sugar buoyant. Breadstuffs firm, and prices generally unchanged. Provisions generally quiet. Consols 92@92 1/2. From Denver city. Fort Kearny, March 28.--The Western stage, with mails and passengers, and Hinckley's Express, for Omaha, passed here at 4 P. M. Denver, March 25.--The daily yield of gold in the mines is very rapidly increasing. The mills are nearly all getting to work, many of them with the new gold-saving process. The population on the Blue Rim slope has doubled in the last month. That district will be a great theatre of gold mining operations. The road over the snowy range, between the South and M
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