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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hazen, Henry Allen 1832- (search)
Hazen, Henry Allen 1832- Historian; born in Hartford, Vt., Dec. 27, 1832; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1854, and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1857; held various Congregational pastorates in the New England States; became editor of the Congregational year-book in 1883. His publications include The ministry and churches of New Hampshire; History of Billerica, Mass.; New Hampshire and Vermont (historical address). He died in Norwich, Vt., Aug. 4, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ransom, Thomas Edward Greenfield 1834- (search)
Ransom, Thomas Edward Greenfield 1834- Military officer; born in Norwich, Vt., Nov. 29, 1834; was taught engineering in early life, and was a land-agent and civil engineer in Illinois when the Civil War broke out, when he became lieutenant-colonel of the 11th Illinois Volunteers. He was wounded in leading a charge at Charlestown, Mo., in 1861; took part in the capture of Fort Henry; and led his regiment in the attack on Fort Donelson, where he was again wounded. He was promoted to colonel, and was wounded in the head at the battle of Shiloh. In June following (1862) he became chief of General McClernand's staff and inspector-general of the Army of the Tennessee. In November he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, and the next year distinguished himself at Vicksburg. Ransom was conspicuous for his skill and bravery in Banks's Red River expedition, and was severely wounded in the battle at Sabine Cross-roads. He commanded the 17th Corps in the Atlanta campaign, and was br
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Slafter, Edmund Farwell 1816- (search)
Slafter, Edmund Farwell 1816- Author; born in Norwich, Vt., May 30, 1816; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1840, and took a course in Andover Theological Seminary; was ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1845; rector of St. John's, Boston, Mass., in 1846-53. Later he became register of the diocese of Massachusetts. His publications include Sir William Alexander and American Colonization; Voyages of the Northmen to America; John Checkly, or the evolution of religious tolerance in Massachusetts Bay; History and causes of incorrect latitudes as recorded in the journals of early writers, navigators, and explorers, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ouse, known as the Atherton gag, to prevent the discussion of slavery. It passes by a vote of 127 to 78......Dec. 11, 1838 Loss of steamboats on the Western rivers: Mississippi, fifty-five; Ohio, thirteen; Missouri, two; Illinois, two; Arkansas, one; Red, one; and four others during the year (Niles's register, vol. LVII., p. 32)......1838 Unsettled boundary between Maine and the British provinces results in the Aroostook War ......February–March, 1839 Rev. Zerah Colburn died at Norwich, Vt., aged thirty-five......March 2, 1839......[A mathematical prodigy.] Twenty-fifth Congress adjourns......March 3, 1839 L'Amistad ( Friendship ) is captured off Montauk Point by the United States brig Washington, Lieutenant Geding commanding......Aug. 29, 1839 Daguerreotypes first taken in the United States by Prof. J. W. Draper......1839 Liberty party, in convention at Warsaw, N. Y., nominates James G. Birney for President and Thomas Earle, of Pennsylvania, for Vice-President..