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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 4, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 2 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 1 1 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 1 1 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Harris, William Thaddeus 1826-1854 (search)
Harris, William Thaddeus 1826-1854 Author; born in Milton, Mass., Jan. 25, 1826; graduated at Harvard College in 1846. He was the author of Epitaphs from the old burying-ground at Cambridge, and editor of History of New England and of the third volume of the Historical and Genealogical register. He died in Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 19, 1854.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Haven, Samuel Forster 1806-1881 (search)
Haven, Samuel Forster 1806-1881 Archaeologist; born in Dedham, Mass., May 28, 1806; graduated at Amherst College in 1826; became a lawyer, and practised in Dedham and Lowell. His published addresses include a Centennial address; Records of the Company of the Massachusetts Bay to the embarkation of Winthrop and his associates for New England; History of grants under the Great council for New England, etc.; and his longer works include Archaeology of the United States; and an edition of Thomas's History of printing in America. He died in Worcester, Mass., Sept. 5, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawley, Joseph Roswell 1826- (search)
Hawley, Joseph Roswell 1826- Statesman; born in Stewartsville, N. C., Oct. 31, 1826; graduated at Hamilton College in 1847, and began the practice of law in Hartford, Conn., in 1850. He was a captain in the 1st Connecticut Regiment in the battle of Bull Run; and was active under General Terry on the coasts of South Carolina and Florida. He commanded a brigade in the battle of Olustee, Fla.; joined the army of the James, under Terry, and participated in the campaigns against Petersburg and Richmond; was made brigadier-general, and became Terry's chief-of-staff in Virginia. He was brevetted major-general of volunteers in 1865, and in 1866-67 was governor of Connecticut. He was president of the Centennial commission, and performed the duties with great efficiency and masterly skill (see Centennial Exposition). Joseph Roswell Hawley. He was elected to Congress in 1872, and to the United States Senate in 1880, 1887, 1893, and 1899. General Hawley was actively engaged in journali
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Haywood, John 1753-1826 (search)
Haywood, John 1753-1826 Jurist; born in Halifax county, N. C., in 1753; removed to Tennessee in 1810; and became widely known as an advocate. His publications include A manual of the laws of North Carolina; Haywood's justice and North Carolina law reports; Tennessee reports; Statute laws of Tennessee (with R. L. Cobbs); Natural and aboriginal history of Tennessee; and The Civil and political history of Tennessee from its earliest settlement to 1796. He died in Nashville, Tenn., in December, 1826.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Heintzelman, Samuel Peter 1805-1880 (search)
Heintzelman, Samuel Peter 1805-1880 Military officer; born in Manheim, Pa., Sept. 30, 1805; graduated at West Point in 1826; served in the war with Mexico, organizing at Vera Cruz a battalion of recruits and convalescents, with whom he marched to the city of Mexico. After the war he commanded in the southern district of California, and effectually suppressed Indian hostilities. Soon after the treachery of Gen. David E. Samuel P. Heintzelman. Twiggs he left Texas, and was made inspector-general in Washington, D. C. In May he was commissioned a brigadier-general of volunteers, and commanded a Johanna Maria Heckewelder. division under McDowell in the battle of Bull Run, where he was severely wounded. In the campaign on the Peninsula he commanded an army corps, having been made major-general of volunteers in May. General Heintzelman commanded the right wing of Pope's army in the battle of Manassas, or second battle of Bull Run, and afterwards took command of the defences of Wa
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Henry, Joseph 1797- (search)
Henry, Joseph 1797- Physicist; born in Albany, N. Y., Dec. 17, 1797; was a watchmaker for some years. In 1826 he was appointed Professor of Mathematics in the Albany Academy, and in 1827 he began a series of experiments in electricity. He fully developed the power of electro-magnetism, and perfected the electro-magnetic telegraph. As early as 1831 he transmitted signals through a wire more than a mile in length, an account of which was published in Silliman's American journal of Science. He was called to the chair of natural philosophy in the College of New Jersey, at Princeton; and, going to England in 1837. he explained to Professor Wheatstone his method of ringing a church bell 100 miles away by an electro-magnet. On the organization of the Smithsonian Institution Joseph Henry. at Washington, in 1846, Professor Henry was appointed its secretary, which post he filled with great ability until his death, May 13, 1878. He published many scientific papers.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hoar, George Frisbie 1826- (search)
Hoar, George Frisbie 1826- Legislator; born in Concord, Mass., Aug. 29, 1826; graduated at Harvard in 1846; studied law, and practised in Worcester, Mass. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1852, and of the Senate in 1857; city attorney in 1860; member of Congress in 1869-77; and became United States Senator in the latter year. He was a delegate to the National Republican Conventions of 1876, 1880, and 1884; and one of the managers George Frisbie Hoar. on the part of the House of Representatives in the Belknap impeachment case in 1876.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hodge, Charles 1797-1878 (search)
Hodge, Charles 1797-1878 Theologian; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 28, 1797; graduated at Princeton College in 1815, and at the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1819; became an instructor there in 1820, and Professor of Oriental and Biblical Literature in 1822. He studied in Europe in the universities of Paris, Halle, and Berlin in 1826-28, and on his return resumed his professorship. He was given the chair of Didactic and Exegetical Theology in 1840, to which Polemical Theology was added in 1852. He founded the Biblical Repertory in 1825; changed its name in 1829 to Biblical Repertory and Princeton review; and was its editor till 1871, when it was changed to Presbyterian quarterly and Princeton review. His writings include a large number of essays and reviews, and Constitutional history of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. He died in Princeton, N. J., June 19, 1878.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Holcombe, Henry 1762-1826 (search)
Holcombe, Henry 1762-1826 Clergyman; born in Prince Edward county, Va., Sept. 22, 1762; served in the Revolutionary War as captain. After the war he began to preach, and in 1785 was ordained pastor of a Baptist church in South Carolina; was a delegate to the convention that ratifled the Constitution of the United States; held pastorates in South Carolina in 1791-99, when he was called to Savannah, Ga. He organized the Savannah Female Seminary, and aided in the establishment of Mount Enon Academy in 1804, and a missionary society in 1806. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pa., from 1812 till his death; and published Funeral discourse on the death of Washington, and Lectures on primitive theology. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., May 22, 1826.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Holmes, Abiel 1763-1837 (search)
Holmes, Abiel 1763-1837 Clergyman; born in Woodstock, Conn., Dec. 24, 1763; graduated at Yale College in 1783; tutor there in 1786 and 1787; was pastor of a church in Georgia from 1785 to 1791; and of the First Church, Cambridge, from 1792 to 1832. He prepared and published, in 2 octavo volumes, very valuable Annals of America, closing in 1826. He also published a Life of his father-in-law, President Stiles (1798); a Memoir of the French Protestants; A history of Cambridge; and many sermons. He died in Cambridge, Mass., June 4, 1837.
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