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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hatcher's Run, battle of. (search)
onfederates at Petersburg, beyond Hatcher's Run, to strike the South-side Railway. The entire National army in front of Petersburg had received marching orders to meet whatever might be developed by the movement. This flanking movement was led by Warren's and Humphrey's corps, and Gregg's cavalry. The cavalry moved down the Jerusalem Plank-road to Reams' Station. The divisions of Ayres, Griffin, and Crawford, of Warren's corps, moved along another road, while portions of Humphrey's corps (Mott's and Smyth's divisions) moved along still another road, with instructions to fall upon the right of the Confederate works on Hatcher's Run, while Warren should move around to the flank and strike the rear of their adversaries. The cavalry had pushed on from Reams's Station to Dinwiddie Courthouse, encountering Wade Hampton's cavalry, dismounted and intrenched. A division of Humphrey's corps carried the Confederate works on Hatcher's Run, making the passage of it safe for the Nationals. Th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mott, Lucretia 1793-1880 (search)
Mott, Lucretia 1793-1880 Reformer; born in Nantucket, Mass., Jan. 3, 1793. In 1818 she became a preacher among the Friends, a most earnest advocate of temperance, pleaded for the freedom of the slaves, and was one of the active founders of the American Anti-slavery Society in Philadelphia in 1833. She died in Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 11, 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
mination......July 29, 1880 International sheep-and-wool show held at Philadelphia, Pa.......September, 1880 Return of the Schwatka Arctic exploration expedition to New York......Sept. 23, 1880 Arctic steamer Gulnare returns to Washington......Oct. 10, 1880 Publication of forged letters on the Chinese question (Morey letters) attributed to General Garfield, addressed to a mythical person, H. L. Morey, of Lynn,......Oct. 20, 1880 Presidential election......Nov. 2, 1880 Lucretia Mott, born 1793, dies in Montgomery county, Pa......Nov. 11, 1880 Electoral votes of States, except Georgia, cast......Dec. 6, 1880 Third session meets......Dec. 6, 1880 President Hayes's fourth annual message presented......Dec. 6, 1880 Electoral vote of Georgia, 11 for Hancock and English, cast......Dec. 8, 1880 R. W. Thompson, Secretary of Navy, resigns......Dec. 15, 1880 Nearly one mile of Broadway, New York, is lighted by electricity, Brush system......Dec. 20, 1880
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Whittier, John Greenleaf 1807-1892 (search)
sat my first schoolteacher, Joshua Coffin, the learned and worthy antiquarian and historian of Newbury. A few spectators, mostly of the Hicksite division of Friends, were present, in broad brims and plain bonnets, among them Esther Moore and Lucretia Mott. Committees were chosen to draft a constitution for a national anti-slavery society, nominate a list of officers, and prepare a declaration of principles to be signed by the members. Dr. A. L. Cox, of New York, while these committees wered graceful woman, in the prime of life, with a face beneath her plain cap as finely intellectual as that of Madame Roland, offered some wise and valuable suggestions, in a clear, sweet voice, the charm of which I have never forgotten. It was Lucretia Mott, of Philadelphia. The president courteously thanked her, and encouraged her to take a part in the discussion. On the morning of the last day of our session the declaration, with its few verbal amendments, carefully engrossed on parchment, w