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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
that time (July, 1847), what is now called San Francisco was called Yerba Buena. A naval officer, xican War. Major Hardie still commanded at San Francisco and above; Company F, Third Artillery, andr the other had to go, and Ricord left for San Francisco, where he arrived while Colonel Mason and her party of explorers, of whom Ruckel, of San Francisco, was the head; and after supper, as we sat his fortune, which is still very large in San Francisco. That evening we all mingled freely with t that name was not known abroad, although San Francisco was familiar to the whole civilized world.ouncil, changed the name of Yerba Buena to San Francisco. Dr. Semple was outraged at their changinces on the Carquinez Straits. The name of San Francisco, however, fixed the city where it now is; om any part of the world, knew the name of San Francisco, but not Yerba Buena or Benicia; and, accoour rations in kind from the commissary at San Francisco, who sent them up to us by a boat; and we [4 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 2: early recollections of California--(continued). 1849-1850. (search)
ny of the First Dragoons was brought up to San Francisco. We were also advised that the Second Infger, and off before she had even landed in San Francisco. It was, therefore, finally arranged thatow live. That was a dull. hard winter in San Francisco; the rains were heavy, and the mud fearful should be. By the Oregon there arrived at San Francisco a man who deserves mention here--Baron SteWhen General Smith had his headquarters in San Francisco, in the spring of 1849, Steinberger gave da Augustias. As we intended to go back to San Francisco by land and afterward to travel a good dea with some hired packers, started back for San Francisco, and soon after we transferred our headquats for Sutter's Fort, just as the site for San Francisco was fixed by the use of Yerba Buena as the hide-landing for the Mission of San Francisco de Asis. I invested my earnings in this survey inmers came, and a line was established from San Francisco to Sacramento, of which the Senator was th[14 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 3: Missouri, Louisiana, and California. 1850-1855. (search)
e ship; but some time after we had reached San Francisco one of our fellow-passengers came to me an I thought was our arrival at the wharf in San Francisco; but instantly the ship struck heavily; thbore northwest, whereas the coast south of San Francisco bears due north and south. He therefore cabout eighteen miles above the entrance to San Francisco. The captain had sent ashore the purserve, and were engaged in shipping lumber to San Francisco; that a schooner loaded with lumber was thbably would have escaped. That evening in San Francisco I hunted up Major Turner, whom I found boat, at all events, the exchange business in San Francisco was rather a losing business than profitabe on Montgomery Street, the Wall Street of San Francisco, was a lot at the corner of Jackson Streethe rose to wealth and has paid much of his San Francisco debts, but none to us. He is now in Peru, creditors. Shortly after our arrival in San Francisco, I rented of a Mr. Marryat, son of the Eng[14 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 4: California. 1855-1857. (search)
skell had been in charge of Adams & Co. in San Francisco, but in the winter of 1854-55 some changesconsequences, and that every other bank in San Francisco would be tried. During the 22d we all kepwith about a thousand passengers bound for San Francisco, and she at once proceeded to the relief o the Second Division of Militia, embracing San Francisco. I had received the commission, but had nid, in collusion with the rowdy element of San Francisco. Johnson then offered to be personally rein the hands of the Vigilance Committee of San Francisco, and that the part of wisdom for us was toffairs severely alone. We all returned to San Francisco that night by the Stockton boat, and I nevia. Major-General Volney E. Howard came to San Francisco soon after; continued the organization of lly gives them the credit of having purged San Francisco of rowdies and roughs; but their success h debts. The merchants and business-men of San Francisco did not intend to be ruined by such a cour[11 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 5: California, New York, and Kansas. 1857-1859. (search)
rk, and Kansas. 1857-1859. Having closed the bank at San Francisco on the 1st day of May, 1857, accompanied by my family Iy much the same terms and conditions as in the previous San Francisco firm. Mr. Lucas, Major Turner, and I, agreed to meete and Trust Company, and the panic so resembled that in San Francisco, that, having nothing seemingly at stake, I felt amusedom Aspinwall with the passengers and freight which left San Francisco on the 1st of September, and encountered the gale in th either of the banking-firms of Lucas, Turner & Co., of San Francisco or New York; but, as usual, those who owed us were not k and San Francisco branches. B. R. Nisbet was still in San Francisco, but had married a Miss Thornton, and was coming home. ptain Whiting) at Panama, January 15, 1858; and reached San Francisco on the 28th of January. I found that Nisbet and wife he his insanity was manifestly feigned. I remained in San Francisco till July 3d, when, having collected and remitted every
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 6: Louisiana. 1859-1861. (search)
ad of each to the highest bidder. And, again, I would advise the repeal of the statute which enacted a severe penalty for even the owner to teach his slave to read and write, because that actually qualified property and took away a part of its value; illustrating the assertion by the case of Henry Sampson, who had been the slave of Colonel Chambers, of Rapides Parish, who had gone to California as the servant of an officer of the army, and who was afterward employed by me in the bank at San Francisco. At first he could not write or read, and I could only afford to pay him one hundred dollars a month; but he was taught to read and write by Reilley, our bank-teller, when his services became worth two hundred and fifty dollars a month, which enabled him to buy his own freedom and that of his brother and his family. What I said was listened to by all with the most profound attention; and, when I was through, some one (I think it was Mr. Hyams) struck the table with his fist, making t
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 8: from the battle of Bull Run to Paducah--Kentucky and Missouri. 1861-1862. (search)
r by his bearing, I spoke in a sharp, emphatic voice, Then find out. He called for the corporal of the guard, and soon a fine-looking German sergeant came, to whom I addressed the same inquiry. He in turn did not know, and I bade him find out, ap I had immediate and important business with the general. The sergeant entered the house by the front-basement door, and after ten or fifteen minutes the main front-door above was slowly opened from the inside, and who should appear but my old San Francisco acquaintance Isaiah C. Woods, whom I had not seen or heard of since his flight to Australia, at the time of the failure of Adams & Co. in 1855! He ushered me in hastily, closed the door, and conducted me into the office on the right of the hall. We were glad to meet, after so long and eventful an interval, and mutually inquired after our respective families and special acquaintances. I found that he was a commissioned officer, a major on duty with Fremont, and Major Eaton, now of the
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 15 (search)
cines and for consultation. We arrived at Memphis on the 2d of October, carried Willie up to the Gayoso Hotel, and got the most experienced physician there, who acted with Dr. Roler, but he sank rapidly, and died the evening of the 3d of October. The blow was a terrible one to us all, so sudden and so unexpected, that I could not help reproaching myself for having consented to his visit in that sickly region in the summer-time. Of all my children, he seemed the most precious. Born in San Francisco, I had watched with intense interest his development, and he seemed more than any of the children to take an interest in my special profession. Mrs. Sherman, Minnie, Lizzie, and Tom, were with him at the time, and we all, helpless and overwhelmed, saw him die. Being in the very midst of an important military enterprise, I had hardly time to pause and think of my personal loss. We procured a metallic casket, and had a military funeral, the battalion of the Thirteenth United States Regul