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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Shaffner, Taliaferro Preston 1818-1881 (search)
Shaffner, Taliaferro Preston 1818-1881 Inventor; born in Smithfield, Va., in 1818; was admitted to the bar, but applied himself chiefly to invention; was associated with Professor Morse in the introduction of the telegraph; designed several methods of blasting with high explosives. He was the author of Telegraph companion: devoted to the Science and art of the Morse American Telegraph; The Telegraph manual; The secession War in America; History of America; and Odd-fellowship. He died in Troy, N. Y., Dec. 11, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Washington, (search)
ted States exploring expedition, with three men from Nisqually, visits Forts Okanagan, Colville, Lapwai, and Walla Walla, and returns by Yakima River......May–July, 1841 Michael T. Simmons, with five families, settles at Tumwater, at the head of Budd Inlet, naming it New Market......October, 1845 Congress notifies Great Britain that the conventions of 1818 and 1827, for joint occupation of Oregon Territory (including Washington) will terminate after twelve months......Feb. 9, 1846 Smithfield, afterwards (1850) Olympia, founded by Levi L. Smith and Edmund Sylvester......1846 Indian massacre at the Presbyterian mission at Waiilatpu; Dr. M. Whitman and family killed......Nov. 29, 1847 Fort Steilacoom, on Puget Sound, established......July, 1849 Convention of twenty-six delegates at Cowlitz Landing memorializes Congress for a separate government for Columbia (Oregon north of the Columbia)......Aug. 29, 1851 Seattle founded; named from a noted Indian chief......1852
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 129.--proclamation by Governor Letcher, May 3, 1861. (search)
, from time to time, as the public exigencies may require, such additional number of volunteers as he may deem necessary. To facilitate this call, the annexed Schedule will indicate the places of rendezvous at which the companies called for will assemble upon receiving orders for service. [L. S.] Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 3d day of May, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor. George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Sohedule. The following places of rendezvous are designated as the point at which companies called from the annexed counties will assemble: Harper's Ferry, Staunton, Alexandria, Warrenton, Culpepper C. H., Gordonsville, Lynchburg, Abingdon, Fredericksburg, King George, Gloucester Point, West Point, Norfolk, Smithfield, Petersburg, Buffalo, Barbourville, Charleston, Parkersburg, Moundsville, Grafton, and Richmond.--Charleston Evening News, May 6.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, West Virginia, 1864 (search)
(2 Cos.). Union loss, 8 killed, 29 wounded. Total, 37. Aug. 5: Skirmish, HuttonsvilleOHIO--8th Cavalry. Aug. 7: Engagement near Moorefield (Oldfield)NEW YORK--1st Cavalry. OHIO--8th Cavalry. PENNSYLVANIA--14th and 22d Cavalry. WEST VIRGINIA--1st, 2d and 3d Cavalry. Union loss, 9 killed, 22 wounded. Total, 31. Aug. 15: Skirmish near Charlestown(No Reports.) Aug. 19: Skirmish, FranklinWEST VIRGINIA--3d Cavalry. Aug. 20: Skirmish, BulltownWEST VIRGINIA--6th Infantry. Aug. 21: Skirmish, MiddlewayNEW JERSEY--3d Cavalry. Aug. 21-22: Skirmishes near Charlestown, Flowing or Welch's SpringsMAINE--7th Infantry. MARYLAND--1st P. H. B. Cavalry MASSACHUSETTS--2d Cavalry; 37th Infantry. NEW JERSEY--4th Infantry. NEW YORK--1st Veteran, 15th, 21st and 22d Cavalry; 9th Heavy Arty.; 49th, 106th and 121st Infantry. OHIO--2d Cavalry; 116th and 122d Infantry. PENNSYLVANIA--18th and 22d Cavalry; 61st, 87th, 93d, 96th and 139th Infantry. VERMONT--1st Heavy Arty.; 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th and 6th Infantry. W
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
ed to Harrison's Landing, Va., June 25-July 3. (1 Co. join at Harrison's Landing July 23, and 3 Cos. at Minor's Hill, Va., September 4, 1862.) At Harrison's Landing till August 15. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 15-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. At Sharpsburg, Md., till October 30. Reconnoissance to Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards' and Ellis Fords December 29-30. Mud March January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Warrenton and Beverly Ford till September 17. At Cu
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Michigan Volunteers. (search)
ns about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. Shephardstown September 20. Reconnoissance toward Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards' and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. At Falmouth, Va., till April 27. Mud March January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas G
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New Jersey Volunteers. (search)
une 3. Bethesda Church June 11. White Oak Swamp June 13. Smith's Store, near St. Mary's Church, June 15. Weldon Railroad June 20. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Milford Station June 27. Picket duty at City Point till July 16. Duty at Light House Point July 16-25. Before Petersburg July 25. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Cos. A and E ). Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester August 17. Summit Point August 21. Middleway August 21. Near Kearneysville August 25. Abraham's Creek, near Winchester, September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Front Royal September 21. Milford September 22. Waynesboro September 29. Bridgewater October 2. Tom's Brook ( Woodstock Races ) October 8-9. Picket at Cedar Creek till October 13. Cedar Creek October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Newtown (or Middletown) November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mount
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New York Volunteers. (search)
Cavalry Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865. Company I with Provisional Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865. Service. Duty in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., November, 1863, to December, 1864. Action at Smithfield, Va., February 1, 1864. Suffolk February 20. Chuckatuck June 6. Wood's Mills Hill June 24. South Quay July 3. Expedition from Suffolk into North Carolina July 27-August 4. Winston, N. C., July 29. Guiam's Ford, N. C., August ington, to June, 1865. Dept. of Missouri to June, 1866. Service. Duty at Camp Stoneman, Defenses of Washington, D. C., till February, 1864. Attempt to capture Lieutenant Washington by Company H January 4. Company ambushed near Smithfield, Va. Berryville Ford January 22. Newtown and Woodstock January 23. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, W. Va., January 27-February 7. Mechanicsburg Gap February 2. Moorefield February 4. Moved to Harper's Ferry, thence to H
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Pennsylvania Volunteers. (search)
C., August 16, and duty there till September 12. Moved to Sharpsburg, Md., and attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., till October 30. Reconnoissance from Sharpsburg to Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, Mud March, January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign Aprirg August, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C., August 20. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. March into Maryland September 1-18. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., till October 30. Reconnoissance to Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Falmouth, Va., till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign Ap
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, United States--Regular Army. (search)
ee's Cross Roads, Chester Gap and Markham November 5-6. Waterloo Bridge November 7. Little Washington November 8. Reconnoissance from Sharpsburg to Smithfield, W. Va., November 24-25. Battle of Fredericksburg December 11-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-3 Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Toll Gate, near White Post, and near Newtown August 11. Near Kearneysville August 25. Leetown and Smithfield, W. Va., August 28. Smithfield Crossing, Opequan, August 29. Sevier's Ford, Opequan, September 15. Battle of Opequan September 19. Fisher's Hill Septemblexandria August 16-23. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19. Reconnoissance to Smithfield, W. Va., October 16-17. Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 16-17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Rich
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