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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
r James A. Hardie; one company (Brackett's) at Sonoma; three, under Colonel Stevenson, at Monterey; record, removing one Mr. Nash, the Alcalde of Sonoma, and appointing to his place ex-Governor L. W.ptain Brackett, whose company was stationed at Sonoma, with orders to notify Nash that Boggs was the being a test one, he had better send me up to Sonoma, and I would settle it quick enough. lie thenand he had a detachment of men stationed up at Sonoma. Occasionally a boat was sent up with provisiary. Having occasion to send some money up to Sonoma, he sent his two sons with a good boat and cre Sitka wife, who lived a couple of miles above Sonoma, and we bought of him some chickens, pigs, etchim as a prisoner on his promise to go back to Sonoma. surrender his office to Boggs, and account trovided with clothing and a horse, returned to Sonoma, and I never have seen him since. Matters aed, in the business of the alcalde Nash. From Sonoma we crossed over by way of Napa, Suisun, and Va[3 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 2: early recollections of California--(continued). 1849-1850. (search)
est somewhat as Stevenson's regiment had been. A. J. Smith's company of dragoons was sent up to Sonoma, whither General Smith had resolved to move our headquarters. On the steamer which sailed abouthired packers, started back for San Francisco, and soon after we transferred our headquarters to Sonoma. About this time Major Joseph Hooker arrived from the East--the regular adjutant-general of there making a tour of the gold-mines, and hearing that he was en route back to his headquarters at Sonoma, I knocked off my work, sold my instruments, and left my wagon and mules with my cousin Charley leared, by those two months work, about six thousand dollars. I then returned to headquarters at Sonoma, in time to attend my fellow aide-de-camp Gibbs through a long and dangerous sickness, during wh. Butler King, of Georgia, had come out from the East, scheming for office. He staid with us at Sonoma, and was generally regarded as the Government candidate for United States Senator. General Rile
eneral Sherman to communicate with me in person, and a direct attack was contemplated on Beaulieu, defending the Vernon and Burnside Rivers, by which a better communication would be established, and a nearer approach made to the city. General Howard made a personal reconnoissance with Fleet-Captain Bradford, to decide on the direction a column should take to the rear, whilst my forces moved on the front. To this end I brought round the iron-clad from Savannah River, which, with the Pawnee, Sonoma, Winona, and three mortar-schooners, were all that I could draw off from other places for the purpose. On the eighteenth, General Sherman came on board the flag-ship. Having fully invested Savannah on the land side, whilst the navy held every avenue by water, General Sherman sent a summons to surrender, which was declined by General Hardee on the ground that he held his two lines of defence, and was in communication with his superior authority. General Sherman therefore prepared to atta
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
ritish ships (former defeated)Sept. 16, 1814 Hornet and Penguin (latter defeated)Jan. 22, 1815 Black Hawk War. (See Black Hawk). May to August, 1832. Seminole War--1835-42. MicanopyJune 9, 1836 Fort DraneAug. 21, 1836 Wahoo SwampNov. 17, 18, and 21, Okeechobee LakeDec. 25, 1837 CarloosahatcheeJuly 23, 1839 Fort KingApril 28, 1840 Near Fort BrookeMar. 2, 1841 Big HammockApril 19, 1842 War against Mexico. Fort BrownMay 3, 1846 Palo AltoMay 8, 1846 Resaca de la PalmaMay 9, 1846 Sonoma and Sonoma PassJune 15, 1846 MontereySept. 21-23, 1846 BracetaDec. 25, 1846 San GabrielJan. 8, 1847 The MesaJan. 9, 1847 EncarnacionJan. 23, 1847 Buena VistaFeb. 22 and 23, ChihuahuaFeb. 28, 1847 Vera Cruz (Surrendered)Mar. 20, 1847 AlvaradoApril 2, 1847 Cerro GordoApril 18, 1847 ContrerasAug. 20, 1847 ChurubuscoAug. 20, 1847 El Molino del ReySept. 8, 1847 ChapultepecSept. 12-14, 1847 PueblaSept. and Oct., 1847 HuamantlaOct. 9, 1847 AtlixcoOct. 18, 1847 Civil War. Fort Su
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), California (search)
46. Returning to California, he finds General De Castro prepared to resist American invasion. American settlers begin the socalled bear-flag revolt by occupying Sonoma, with a flag bearing a star and bear and the words, California republic ......June 14, 1846 Fremont assumes command of insurgents at Sonoma......July 5, 1846 Sonoma......July 5, 1846 Stars and stripes raised at Monterey, July 7, by order of John D. Sloat, commanding United States Pacific Squadron; at Sonoma they replace the bear flag, July 9, and over Sutter's Fort......July 11, 1846 Fremont embarks in the schooner Cyane, commodore Dupont, and occupies San Diego......July 29, 1846 Two hundred Mormon Sonoma they replace the bear flag, July 9, and over Sutter's Fort......July 11, 1846 Fremont embarks in the schooner Cyane, commodore Dupont, and occupies San Diego......July 29, 1846 Two hundred Mormon emigrants, recruited in the United States, arrive at San Francisco in the ship Brooklyn, under Elder Brannan......July 31, 1846 Americans, under Com. Robert F. Stockton and Colonel Fremont, capture Los Angeles......Aug. 13, 1846 First number of an American newspaper, the Californian, issued at Monterey by Robert Semple and W
Simkins, J. C., 88. Simmons, Robert J., 59, 90, 93. Simpkins, William H., 7, 34, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 67, 73, 83, 89, 90, 91, 96, 103. Sims, Thomas, 32. Singleton plantation, 296, 298, 299, 300, 306. Slack, Charles W., 23. Smith, Carraway, 159, 171. Smith, Gerrit, 11, 16. Smith, Giles S., 269. Smith, Gustavus W., 240, 242, 244. Smith, J. B., 12. Smith, Orin E., 20, 34, 81, 90, 93, 103, 132, 149,183. Smith, Peter, 16. Smith, Washington, 197. Soldier's remains, 173, 305. Sonoma, gunboat, 237. Soule, Charles C., 251. South Carolina, 267, 272. South Carolina Railroad, 310. South Carolina Troops (Union). Infantry: First (colored), 1, 52. (See also 33d U. S. Colored Troops). Second (colored), 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 46, 48, 49, 53, 74, 114, 125, 149, 175. (See also 34th U. S. Colored Troops). Fourth (colored), 107, 111. (See also 21st U. S. Colored Troops). South Carolina Troops (Confederate). Artillery, Heavy: Lucas' Battalion, 203. Eighteenth Battalion (S
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, I. List of officers from Massachusetts in United States Navy, 1861 to 1865. (search)
e,Conn.Mass.Mass.Sept. 10, 1861.Actg. Master's Mate.Sonoma.South Atlantic.Oct. 14, 1865.Hon. dischargedActg. E BMass.Mass.Mass.June 21, 1862.Actg. 3d Asst. Engr.Sonoma.West India.Dec. 16, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. 1stick.Mass.Mass.Mass.Apr. 4, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Sonoma; Wateree.W. India; Pacific.Aug. 20, 1863.Dismissed.d 2.Mass.Mass.Mass.Apr. 4, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Sonoma; Massachusetts.W. India; SupplyFeb. 3, 1867.Hon. di, John A.,--Mass.June 17, 1862.Actg. 3d Asst. Engr.Sonoma.West India.July 18, 1863.Resigned.Actg. 3d Asst. Es.Mass.June 19, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Wachusett; Sonoma.West India; So. Atlantic.Sept. 18, 1865.Hon. dischaB.Mass.Mass.Mass.June 21, 1862.Actg. 3d Asst. Engr.Sonoma; Philadelphia.West India; So. Atlantic.Sept. 2, 186.,Mass.Mass.Mass.Aug. 2, 1861.Actg. Master.Gemsbok; Sonoma. Nonh Carolina.South Atlantic. Recg. Ship.I Oct. cotland.Mass.Mass.Apr. 29, 1864.Actg. Master's Mate.Sonoma; New Hampshire; John AdamsSouth Atlantic.Aug. 9, 18
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: operations against Charleston. (search)
their complement of men. On the evening of the 28th, this force at Port Royal was embarked on the Mingoe, Pontiac, and Sonoma, but the fog was too thick to permit a movement. At 4 A. M. it broke away partially, and the vessels got over the shoalsmiral found himself at Boyd's Landing, the point designated, twenty miles up the river, with the Pawnee, Mingoe, Pontiac, Sonoma, and Winona. The Wissahickon had grounded below and did not get up. The army transports had not yet arrived, but the traunded, and sent down in a boat. The armament of the vessel was, one 100-pounder rifle and two small guns. The Pawnee, Sonoma, and tug Daffodil, lying in the waters of the North Edisto, on the 9th of February engaged three batteries of the enemy, n the admiral despatched, on the evening of the 11th of February, the Shenandoah, Juniata, Canandaigua, Georgia, Pawnee, Sonoma, Ottawa, Winona, Wando, and Iris to that point. A large number of army transports had arrived also, with troops under th