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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
24 to July 26, 1863 ChickamaugaSept. 19 and 20, Campbell's Station (Tenn.)Nov. 16, 1863 Knoxville (Tenn.; Besieged)Nov. 17 to Dec. 4, 1863 Lookout Mountain (Tenn.)Nov. 24, 1863 Missionary Ridge (Tenn.)Nov. 25, 1863 Olustee (Fla.)Feb. 20, 1864 Sabine Cross Roads (La.)April 8, 1864 Pleasant Hill (La.)April 9, 1864 Fort Pillow (Tenn.; Massacre at)April 12, 1864 Wilderness (Va.)May 5 and 6, Spottsylvania Court-House (Va.)May 7-12, 1864 Resaca (Ga.)May 14 and 15, Bermuda HundredMay 10, 1864 New Hope Church (Ga.)May 25, 1864 Cold Harbor (Va.)June 1-3, 1864 Petersburg (Va.; Smith's Attack)June 16, 1864 Weldon Road (Va.)June 21 and 22, Kenesaw (Ga.)June 27, 1864 Peach-tree Creek (Ga.)July 20, 1864 Decatur (Ga.)July 22, 1864 Atlanta (Ga.)July 28, 1864 Petersburg (Va. ; Mine Explosion)July 30, 1864 Mobile BayAug. 5, 1864 Jonesboro (Ga.)Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 1864 Atlanta (Ga.; Captured)Sept. 2, 1864 Winchester (Va.)Sept. 19, 1864 Fisher's Hill (Va.)Sept. 22, 1864 Al
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stevenson, Thomas Greely 1836- (search)
Stevenson, Thomas Greely 1836- Military officer; born in Boston, Mass., Feb. 3, 1836; was an excellent tactician, and when the Civil War began he drilled a large number of young men, who afterwards became distinguished in the field. He raised the 24th Massachusetts Regiment, and participated with it as colonel in the capture of Roanoke Island and New-Berne. He was active in eastern North Carolina, and was made brigadier-general late in 1862; served in the reduction of Fort Wagner in 1863, and was in command of the 1st Division of the 9th Corps in the Army of the Potomac when he fell near Spottsylvania, Va., May 10, 1864.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
bronze 2-cent coins authorized by act......April 22, 1864 Hon. Daniel Clark, of New Hampshire, elected president of the Senate pro tem........April 26, 1864 Army of the Potomac, 130,000 strong, crosses the Rapidan......May 4, 1864 Sherman advances southward from Chattanooga......May 4, 1864 Sassacus defeats the Confederate ram Albemarle in Albemarle Sound......May 5, 1864 Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia......May 5-6, 1864 Battle of Spottsylvania Court-house, Va.......May 10, 1864 Battle at New Market, Va.; Sigel repulsed by Confederates......May 15, 1864 Confederates under Johnston evacuate Resaca, Ga......May 15, 1864 Act for a postal money-order system......May 17, 1864 Offices of the New York Journal of commerce and World, which had published a forged proclamation of the President, calling for 400,000 troops, seized and held several days by order of the Secretary of War......May 19, 1864 [On July 1 Gen. John A. Dix and others were arrested, in ac
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Watie, stand -1877 (search)
Watie, stand -1877 Military officer; born of Cherokee Indian parents in Cherokee (now the city of Rome), Ga., in 1815; held a seat in the legislative council of the Cherokees; was speaker of the lower branch in 1862-65; joined the Confederate army in 1861; made colonel of the 1st Cherokee Confederate Infantry in October of that year; and was promoted brigadier-general, May 10, 1864. He died in August, 1877.
h orders to repair forthwith to Petersburg, no matter how far his operations might have advanced against Newbern. General Beauregard had had trains collected at Kinston to facilitate the transport of his troops via Weldon. No time was lost in carrying out the order. and sent to Petersburg, where he arrived, as did also General Beauregard, on May 10th. Among the various telegrams sent to Richmond on that day by General Beauregard was the following to General Bragg: Petersburg, May 10th, 1864. Am organizing rapidly brigades already here and those arriving into two divisions, under Pickett and Hoke, with battalion of artillery to each division. Many batteries are still en route. Hope to be in position for offensive tomorrow night. Will inform you in time for co-operation with General Ransom. G. T. Beauregard. And on the next day this telegram was forwarded: Petersburg, May 11th, 1864. General Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.: My forces are being united as soon
hope to leave to-day for Petersburg, where prompt and energetic measures will be adopted as soon as practicable. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Petersburg, May 10th, 1864. Genl. Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.: Have just arrived. Will take the offensive as soon as practicable. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Petersburg, May 10May 10th, 1864. Genl. Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.: General Hoke has arrived, and will assume command, as ordered. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Richmond, May 10th, 1864. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: We are seriously threatened here from above. You should make a heavy demonstration and change to attack, if practicable, at an earlMay 10th, 1864. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: We are seriously threatened here from above. You should make a heavy demonstration and change to attack, if practicable, at an early hour in the morning. Braxton Bragg. Telegram. Richmond, May 10th, 1864:3.30 P. M. To Genl. Beauregard: General Ransom reports he has pressed the enemy with his force, and finds them too strong for him. Let us know when you will be ready, that Ransom may co-operate. Every hour is now very important. We have nothing from
. 39,707C. E. SneiderAug. 25, 1863. 42,648W. H. ElliotMay 10, 1864. 42,649W. H. ElliotMay 10, 1864. 42,698E. T. StarrMayMay 10, 1864. 42,698E. T. StarrMay 10, 1864. 43,929G. J. RichardsonAug. 23, 1864. 44,123J. StevensSept. 6, 1864. 44,290W. C. DodgeSept. 20, 1864. 44,312W.May 10, 1864. 43,929G. J. RichardsonAug. 23, 1864. 44,123J. StevensSept. 6, 1864. 44,290W. C. DodgeSept. 20, 1864. 44,312W. D. HillsSept. 20, 1864. 46,054C. E. SneiderJan. 24, 1865. 47,755C. E. SneiderMay 16, 1865. 48,966E. MaynardJuly 25, 1865864. 42,471G. HancockApr. 26, 1864. 42,702F. TrulenderMay 10, 1864. 43,957W. H. SmithAug. 23, 1864. *45,043G. W. HughesN64. 42,139C. B. HoldenMar. 29, 1864. 42,685C. F. PayneMay 10, 1864. 42,743L. N. ChapinMay 17, 1864. *44,995J. GrayNov. 84. 42,379B. F. JoslynApr. 19, 1864. †42,688H. RevnoldsMay 10, 1864. 42,823D WilliamsonMay 17, 1864. 43,529R. D. O. Smith 39,032J. C. CampbellJune 30, 1863. 42,648W. H. ElliotMay 10, 1864. 43,606J. RupertusJuly 19, 1864. 51,752J. ReidDec. 26 1857. 22,753C. SharpsJan. 25, 1859. 42,698E. T. StarrMay 10, 1864. For illustrations of revolvers, see under the hea
. 20,739SmithJune 29, 1858. 27,214GibbsFeb. 21, 1860. 28,746GiermannJune 19, 1860. 34,926ThompsonApr. 8, 1862. 36,256McCurdyAug. 19, 1862. 42,687PickeringMay 10, 1864. 49,421Allen et al.Aug. 15, 1865. 57,585ShellenbergerAug. 28, 1866. 58,925WarthOct. 16, 1866. 60,021LenherNov. 27, 1866. 87,595RoganMar. 9, 1869. 92,068Mrders (continued). No.Name.Date. 26,561BradyDec. 27, 1859. 28,776Rank inJune 19, 1860. 31,494TaylorFeb. 19, 1861. 39,336BenedictJuly 28, 1863. 42,657HenryMay 10, 1864. 49,968BradySept. 19, 1865. 91,285SulgroveJune 15, 1869. 114,254BarnumMay 2, 1871. 115,048Fowler et al.May 23, 1871. 121,775GoodrichDec. 12, 1871. 123,99pril 28, 1863. Meal steeped in water impregnated with gases resulting from dry distillation of sulphuric acid; wood charcoal; crystallized soda. Goessling, May 10, 1864. Corn soaked, bruised between rollers; soaked in repeated waters, to prevent fermentation. Knead, pass through sieve, wash; treat with caustic potash, then w
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Arkansas, 1864 (search)
ne RiverKANSAS--2d Colored Infantry. May 5: Skirmish, Richland CreekARKANSAS--2d Cavalry. Union loss, 7 wounded. May 5-9: Scout in Craighead and Lawrence CountiesMISSOURI--11th Cavalry (Co. "M"). May 8: Skirmish, Cherokee BayMISSOURI--3d State Militia Cavalry (Co. "A"). May 8: Skirmish near MaysvilleKANSAS--3d Indian Home Guard. Union loss, 2 wounded. May 8: Skirmish, Jenkin's FerryKANSAS--2d Colored Infantry. May 9: Skirmish, Eudora ChurchMISSOURI--1st Infantry, Miss. Marine Brigade. May 10: Skirmish, DardanelleKANSAS--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 2 killed, 1 wounded. Total, 3. May 13: Skirmish, Cypress CreekARKANSAS--3d Cavalry. May 13: Skirmish, SpavinawMISSOURI--8th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). May 13-31: Operations against Shelby, North of Arkansas RiverARKANSAS--3d Cavalry. ILLINOIS--10th and 13th Cavalry; 54th, 61st and 106th Infantry. IOWA--1st Cavalry. MICHIGAN--12th Infantry. MISSOURI--1st, 2d, 3d, 7th and 8th Cavalry; Batteries "D," "E" and "K," 1st Light Arty.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Georgia, 1864 (search)
y. MICHIGAN--2d Cavalry; Battery "F," 1st Light Arty.; 23d and 25th Infantry. MISSOURI--2d and 15th Infantry. OHIO--6th and 19th Indpt. Batteries Light Arty.; 1st, 13th, 15th, 19th, 26th, 40th, 41st, 45th, 49th, 51st, 59th, 64th, 65th, 90th, 93d, 97th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 103d, 104th, 111th, 118th, 124th and 125th Infantry. PENNSYLVANIA--Indpt. Battery "B," Light Arty.; 77th Infantry. TENNESSEE--1st Cavalry; 1st, 3d, 5th, 6th and 8th Infantry. WISCONSIN--1st Cavalry; 15th and 24th Infantry. May 10: Skirmish near ResacaILLINOIS--9th Mounted Infantry. May 11: Action, Sugar ValleyILLINOIS--16th Cavalry. INDIANA--6th Cavalry. May 13: Action, TiltonINDIANA--2d and 4th Cavalry; 18th Indpt. Battery Light Arty. IOWA--8th Cavalry. MICHIGAN--2d Cavalry. TENNESSEE--1st Cavalry. WISCONSIN--1st Cavalry. May 13: Combat near ResacaILLINOIS--Batteries "A," "B" and "H," 1st Light Arty.; 9th (Mounted), 12th, 26th, 48th, 50th, 57th, 64th, 66th, 90th, 92d, 103d, 104th, 111th, 116th and 127th Infantry.
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