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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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(except so much of the latter as is embraced in the Yellowstone National Park) ; headquarters, Vancouver Barracks, Wash. Commander,------. Department of Cuba.--Consisting of the provinces of the Island of Cuba; headquarters, Havana, Cuba. Commander, Brig.-Gen. Leonard Wood. Department of Dakota.--States of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and so much of Wyoming and Idaho as is embraced in the Yellowstone National Park; headquarters, St. Paul, Minn. Commander, Brig.-Gen. James F. Wade. Department of the East.--New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and District of Porto Rico, embracing Porto Rico and adjacent islands; headquarters, Governor's Island, N. Y. Commander, Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke. Department of the Lakes.--States of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Te
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cannon, (search)
rifled in America at the South Boston Iron Company's foundry, 1834. Cyrus Alger patents and makes the first malleable iron guns cast and converted in an oven, 1836. Earliest piece of heavy ordnance cast at the South Boston foundry, a 10-in. columbiad, under the supervision of Colonel Bomford; weight, 14,500 lbs.; shot, 130 lbs.; shell, 90 lbs.; charge of powder, 18 lbs., Sept. 6, 1839. Character of gun iron definitely fixed by the metallo-dynamoter, a testing-machine invented by Major Wade, 1840. First 12-in. columbiad; weight, 25,510 lbs.; extreme range, 5,761 yds.; weight of shell, 172 lbs.; charge of powder, 20 lbs.; cast at the South Boston foundry, July 8, 1846. Dahlgren gun, of iron, cast solid and cooled from the exterior, very thick at breech and diminishing to muzzle; first cast, May, 1850. Rodman gun, a columbiad model, smooth-bore, made by the Rodman process of hollow casting, cooled from the interior; adopted by the United States for all sea-coast canno
lusion of a treaty of peace, which treaty shall be subject to ratification according to the respective constitutional forms of the two countries. Art. VI. Upon the conclusion and signing of this protocol hostilities between the two countries shall be suspended, and notice to that effect shall be given as soon as possible by each government to the commanders of its military and naval forces. Under Article IV., the following military commission was appointed for Cuba: American, Maj.-Gen. James F. Wade, Rear-Admiral William T. Sampson, Maj.-Gen. Matthew C. Butler; Spanish, Maj-Gen. Gonzales Parrado, Rear-Admiral Pastor y Landero, Marquis Montero. Under the direction of these commissioners Cuba was formally evacuated Jan. 1, 1899. After the American occupation Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke (q. v.) was appointed the first American military governor. He served as such till early in 1900, when he was succeeded by Maj.-Gen. Leonard Wood, who had been in command of the district and city o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nebraska, (search)
lution, John Adams, yearning for independence, said, Let the pulpits thunder against oppression! And the pulpits thundered. The time has come for them to thunder again. So famous was John Knox for power in prayer that Queen Mary used to say she feared his prayers more than all the armies of Europe. But our clergy have prayers to be feared by the upholders of wrong. There are lessons taught by these remonstrances which, at this moment, should not pass unheeded. The Senator from Ohio (Mr. Wade), on the other side of the chamber, has openly declared that Northern Whigs can never again combine with their Southern brethren in support of slavery. This is a good augury The clergy of New England, some of whom, forgetful of the traditions of other days, once made their pulpits vocal for the fugitive slave bill, now, by the voices of learned divines, eminent bishops, accomplished professors, and faithful pastors, uttered in solemn remonstrance, unite at last in putting a permanent brand
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wade, James F. 1843- (search)
Wade, James F. 1843- military officer; born in Ohio, April 14, 1843; was commissioned first lieutenant 6th United States Cavalry, May 14, 1861; promoted captain and major in 1866; lieutenant-colonel 10th Cavalry in 1879; colonel 5th Cavalry on April 21, 1887; and brigadier-general, May 26, 1897. In the volunteer service he was commissioned colonel, Sept. 19, 1864; brevetted brigadier-general, Feb. 13, 1865; and mustered out of the service, April 15, 1866. On May 4, 1898, he was commissir service he was commissioned colonel, Sept. 19, 1864; brevetted brigadier-general, Feb. 13, 1865; and mustered out of the service, April 15, 1866. On May 4, 1898, he was commissioned a major-general of volunteers for the war against Spain, and was honorably discharged from this service, June 12, 1899. General Wade was chairman of the American commission to arrange and supervise the evacuation of Cuba (Jan. 1, 1899), and subsequently was appointed commander of the Military Department of Dakota.