hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mexico, War with (search)
ing Charles Brent governor, he marched towards California, and was soon met by an express from Commodore Robert F. Stockton (q. v.), and Lieut.-Col. John C. Fremont (q. v.), informing him that the conquest of California had been achieved. Fremont and a party of explorers, sixty in number, joined by American settlers in the vicinity of San Francisco, had captured a Mexican force at Sonoma pass, June 15, 1846, with the garrison, nine cannon, and 250 muskets. He then defeated another force at Sonoma, and drove the Mexican authorities out of that region of country. On July 5 the Americans in California declared themselves independent, and put Fremont at the head of affairs. On the 7th Commodore Sloat, with a squadron, bombarded and captured Monterey, on the coast; on the 9th Commodore Montgomery took possession of San Francisco. Commodore Stockton and Colonel Fremont took possession of Los Angeles on Aug. 17, and there they were joined by Kearny, who had sent the main body of his troop
17 (note); his report on Port Royal expedition, 32 et seq.; moves against Port Royal Ferry, 43, 47, 59, 152 et seq.; 242 et seq. Shokokon, the, 196 Shuttleworth, Captain, 166 Simms, Mate, 237 Sketches: of the Atlanta, 119; of torpedo-boats, 140 Small, Robert, colored pilot of the Planter, 65, 67 Smith, Captain, Joseph, Chief of Yards and Docks, 3 Smith, Captain, Melancton, 204 et seq., 207, 210 Snell, Lieutenant-Commander, 70 Soley, Professor, volume of, 120 Sonoma, the, 152 et seq., 155 et seq. Southfield, the, 177 et seq., 189 et seq., 201 et seq., 212, 214 Speidel, Major, 46 Sproston, Lieutenant John G., killed, 69 Squadron, Mississippi, 216 Squadron, North Atlantic, 216 Squadron, West Gulf, 216 Star of the South, the, U. S. transport, 49 Stars and Stripes, the, U. S. vessel, 177, 189, 193 State fealty, 5 et seq. Steedman, Commander, Charles, 21, 70 et seq. Stellwagen, Captain F. S., 74 Stellwagen, Commander He