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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
raham Lincoln, carefully guarded since an effort to steal it from the sarcophagus of the Lincoln monument, Springfield, Ill., made in 1876, is buried in a grave dug in the crypt and covered with six feet of cement, the sarcophagus being replaced......April 14, 1887 Monument to James A. Garfield unveiled in Washington, D. C.......May 12, 1887 Fire in horse-car barns, New York City; 1,200 horses suffocated......May 27, 1887 William A. Wheeler, ex-Vice-President, born 1819, dies at Malone, N. Y.......June 4, 1887 A recommendation made by Adjutant-General Drum, on April 30, to return flags, both Union and Confederate, captured in the Civil War and stored in the War Department, approved by the President and endorsed by the Secretary of War, is revoked by President Cleveland as not authorized by law nor justifiable as an executive act......June 16, 1887 Reunion of Union and Confederate soldiers, survivors of the Philadelphia brigade and Pickett's division, is held at Gettysbu
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wheeler, William Almon 1819-1887 (search)
Wheeler, William Almon 1819-1887 Statesman; born in Malone, N. Y., June 30, 1819; received a collegiate education; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845; district attorney of Franklin county, N. Y., William Almon Wheeler. in 1846-49; member of Congress in 1860-62 and 1869-77; and in 1874 was the author of the celebrated Wheeler compromise, by which the political troubles in Louisiana were arranged, William P. Kellogg being recognized as governor, while the State Senate became Rg them over to the latter, had them concelled. In this way he put the money beyond possible reach of himself or his heirs. He was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1876 on the ticket headed by Rutherford B. Hayes. He died in Malone, N. Y., June 4, 1887. The following is the text of the Wheeler compromise: New York, March 13, 1875. The undersigned having been requested to examine the claims of the persons hereinafter named to seats in the Senate and House of Representati