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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Ohio, (search)
zed into three regiments, and elected their field-officers before the arrival of Hull. The colonels of the respective regiments were Duncan McArthur, James Findlay, and Lewis Cass. The 4th Regiment of regulars, stationed at Vincennes, under Lieut.-Col. James Miller, had been ordered to join the militia at Dayton. The command of the troops was surrendered to Hull by Governor Meigs on May 25, 1812. They began their march northward June Seat of government at Chillicothe in 1800. 1; and at Urbana they were joined by Miller's 4th Regiment, which, under Colonel Boyd, had participated in the battle of Tippecanoe (q. v.). They encountered heavy rains and terrible fatigue all the way to Detroit, their destination. See Hull, William. In March, 1851, a convention revised the The State Capitol, Columbus. State constitution, and it was ratified in June; but a new constitution, framed by a convention in 1873, was rejected by the people at an election in 1874. At the beginning of the
92 Ex-President Hayes, born in 1822, dies at his home at Fremont......Jan. 17, 1893 Gen. J. S. Coxey's army of the commonweal, numbering seventy-five men, organizes at Massillon, moves from that place to Canton, 8 miles......March 26, 1894 Strike affecting 150,000 miners ordered at Columbus......April 20, 1894 Allen G. Thurman dies at Columbus......Dec. 12, 1895 The centenary of the settlement of Cleveland celebrated......July 22, 1896 Militia fires upon a lynching-party at Urbana, four persons killed......June 4, 1897 Coal-miners went on strike......July 2, 1897 [Ended by compromise Sept. 11.] Accident at Robinson's Opera-house in Cincinnati, thirty-five killed or injured......Oct. 15, 1897 Ex-Secretary of the Interior Jacob D. Cox dies at Oberlin......Aug. 4, 1900 Race riot at Akron......Aug. 22, 1900 John Sherman dies at Washington, D. C.......Oct. 22, 1900 Tom L. Johnson elected mayor of Cleveland......April 1, 1901 International Christi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wallace, William Harvey Lamb 1821-1862 (search)
Wallace, William Harvey Lamb 1821-1862 Military officer; born in Urbana, O., July 8, 1821; served in the war with Mexico, in Hardin's regiment; and was State's attorney for the ninth circuit of Illinois, in 1853. In May, 1861, he became colonel of the 11th Illinois Volunteers. He commanded a brigade in McClernand's division at the capture of Fort Donelson, and was made brigadier-general of volunteers. On the first day of the battle of Shiloh (q. v.) he was mortally wounded, and died in Savannah, Tenn., April 10, 1862.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830- (search)
Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830- Sculptor; born in Urbana, O., June 29. 1830; studied under and assisted Henry K. Browne, in 1850-57; resided in Washington, D. C., in 1850-61, where he made portrait busts of many of the public men, and in New York City since 1861. Among his statues are The Indian Hunters; 7th Regiment citizen soldiers; and The Pilgrims, all in Central Park, New York City; The Freedman, in Washington, D. C.; Henry Ward Beecher; Commodore Perry; and the crowning group of Victory on the naval arch in New York City, erected for the Dewey reception.