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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kossuth, Lajos (Louis) 1802- (search)
ry wrote: The circumstances attending the reception of Kossuth constituted one of the most extraordinary spectacles the New World had ever yet beheld. He returned to Europe in July. Speech in Faneuil Hall. The following is the first of three speeches made in Faneuil Hall, Boston, in April and May, this occasion being a public meeting. He had been welcomed to the State by Gov. George S. Boutwell, to the Senate by President Henry Wilson, and to the House of Representatives by Speaker Nathaniel P. Banks. A legislative banquet followed the delivery of the speech here given: Ladies and Gentlemen,—Do me the justice to believe that I rise not with any pretension to eloquence within the Cradle of American Liberty. If I were standing upon the ruins of Prytaneum, and had to speak whence Demosthenes spoke, my tongue would refuse to obey, my words would die away upon my lips, and I would listen to the winds fraught with the dreadful realization of his unheeded prophecies. Spirit o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts, (search)
., 1825 Marcus MortonDem.-Rep.Feb. to July, 1825 Levi LincolnDemocrat.1825 to 1834 John DavisWhig.1834 to March, 1835 Samuel T. ArmstrongWhig.March, 1835. to 1836 Edward EverettWhig.1836 to 1840 Marcus MortonWhig.1840 to 1841 John DavisDemocrat.1841 to 1843 Marcus MortonWhig.1843 to 1844 George N. BriggsDemocrat.1844 to 1851 George S. BoutwellWhig.1851 to 1853 John H. CliffordDem. & F. S.1853 to 1854 Emory WashburnWhig.1854 to 1855 Henry J. GardnerRepublican.1855 to 1858 Nathaniel P. BanksRepublican.1858 to 1861 governors under the State Constitution— Continued. Name.Party.Term. John A. AndrewsRepublican.1861 to 1866 Alexander H. BullockRepublican.1866 to 1869 William ClaflinRepublican.1869 to 1872 William B. WashburnRepublican.1872 to May, 1874 Thomas TalbotRepublican.May to Dec., 1874 William GastonDemocrat.1875 to 1876 Alexander H. RiceRepublican.1876 to 1879 Thomas TalbotRepublican.1879 to 1880 John D. LongRepublican.1880 to 1884 Benjamin F. ButlerD
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
. Blair, JrMoDem80 1872. Ulysses S. Grant*Ill.Rep3,597,070762,991286Henry Wilson*Mass.Rep286 Horace GreeleyN. Y.D. & L.2,834,079(g)B. Gratz BrownMoD. L.47 Charles O'ConorN. Y.Dem29,408John Q. AdamsMass.Dem James BlackPa.Temp5,608John RussellMich.Temp Thomas A. HendricksInd.Dem42George W. JulianInd.Lib5 B. Gratz BrownMo.Dem18A. H. ColquittGaDem5 Charles J. JenkinsGa.Dem2John M. PalmerIll.Dem3 David DavisIll.Ind.1T. E. BramletteKyDem3 W. S. GroesbeckO.Dem1 Willis B. MachenKyDem1 N. P. BanksMass.Lib1 1876. Samuel J. TildenN. Y.Dem4,284,885250,235184T. A. HendricksInd.Dem184 Rutherford B. Hayes*O.Rep4,033,950(h) 185William A. Wheeler*N. Y.Rep185 Peter CooperN. Y.Gre'nb81,740Samuel F. CaryO.Gre'nb Green Clay SmithKyPro.9,522Gideon T. StewartO.Pro James B. WalkerIll.Amer2,636D. KirkpatrickN. Y.Amer 1880. James A. Garfield*O.Rep4,449,0537,018214Chester A. Arthur*N. Y.Rep214 W. S. HancockPa.Dem4,442,035155William H. EnglishInd.Dem155 James B. WeaverIowaGre'nb307,306B. J.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Speaker of Congress, the (search)
enry ClayKentucky17771852 191825-27John W. TaylorNew York17841854 20-231827-34Andrew StevensonVirginia17841857 231834-35John BellTennessee 17971869 24, 251835-39James K. PolkTennessee17951849 261839-41R. M. T. HunterVirginia18091887 271841-43John WhiteKentucky18051845 281843-45John W. JonesVirginia18051848 291845-47John W. DavisIndiana17991850 301847-49Robert C. WinthropMassachusetts18091894 311849-51Howell CobbGeorgia18151868 32, 331851-55Linn BoydKentucky18001859 341855-57Nathaniel P. BanksMassachusetts18161894 351857-59James L. OrrSouth Carolina18221873 361859-61William PenningtonNew Jersey 17961862 371861-63Galusha A. GrowPennsylvania1823 38-401863-69Schuyler ColfaxIndiana18231885 41-431869-75James G. BlaineMaine18301893 441875-76Michael C. KerrIndiana18271876 44-461876-81Samuel J. RandallPennsylvania18281890 471881-83John W. KeiferOhio1836 48-501883-89John G. CarlisleKentucky1835 511889-91Thomas B. ReedMaine1839 52, 531891-95Charles F. CrispGeorgia18451896
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
session, assembles......Dec. 3, 1855 After a contest of nine weeks, on the 133d ballot, Nathaniel P. Banks, of Massachusetts, is elected (Feb. 2, 1856) speaker by a plurality of three votes over Wiy crosses the river......Dec. 11-12, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg......Dec. 13, 1862 Gen. N. P. Banks assumes command of the Department of the Gulf, establishing his headquarters at New Orleanscific Railroad by stock in the Credit Mobilier of America, and Luke P. Poland, of Vermont; Nathaniel P. Banks, of Massachusetts; James B. Beck, of Kentucky; William E. Niblack, of Indiana, and George 13, 1891 Gen. William T. Sherman, born 1820, dies at New York......Feb. 14, 1891 Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks placed upon the pension roll at the rate of $100 per month......Feb. 18, 1891 Senato in Wisconsin, and three in Michigan totally destroyed by forest fires......August, 1894 Gen. N. P. Banks, born Jan. 30, 1816, dies at Waltham, Mass.......Sept. 1, 1894 Samuel J. Kirkwood, Unite
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
.May 27, 1862 William B. Mumford, for taking down the United States flag from the United States mint after the surrender of the city to Admiral Farragut, hanged at New Orleans by order of General Butler......June 7, 1862 Federal troops in Baton Rouge, besieged by Confederates, Aug. 5, evacuate by order from General Butler......Aug. 16, 1862 Brig.-Gen. Geo. F. Shepley military governor of Louisiana......Aug. 21, 1862 General Grover occupies Baton Rouge......Dec. 16, 1862 Maj.-Gen. N. P. Banks relieves General Butler......Dec. 16, 1862 Election held by order of President Lincoln; Messrs. Hahn and Flanders chosen to Congress; they take seats, Feb. 9, 1863, and occupy them until......March 3, 1863 Henry W. Allen chosen governor by Confederates; seat of government at Shreveport......1863 Michael Hahn chosen governor at Federal election in New Orleans and vicinity......Feb. 22, 1864 Governor Hahn appointed military governor by the President......March 15, 1864 C
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
. 18, 1893 Francis Parkman dies at Jamaica Plains, at the age of seventy years......Nov. 8, 1893 Ex-Gov. William Gaston dies at Boston, aged seventy-four......Jan. 19, 1894 Miss Helen Shafer, president of Wellesley College, born 1840, dies......Jan. 20, 1894 Fast Day abolished and April 19, the anniversary of the battle of Lexington, substituted as a holiday (to be called Patriots' Day)......March 16, 1894 Sixty-eight factories closed in Fall River......Aug. 13, 1894 Nathaniel P. Banks dies at Waltham......Sept. 1, 1894 Oliver Wendell Holmes dies at Boston......Oct. 7, 1894 Ex-Speaker Robert C. Winthrop dies at Boston......Nov. 16, 1894 The veterans of the 15th, 19th, 23d, and 58th Massachusetts volunteer regiments return captured flags, and the 7th Massachusetts return the State flag to the State officers......Dec. 22, 1894 State census taken, showing a total population of 2,500,183......1895 Manchester celebrates its 250th anniversary......July 18, 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
Affair at Big Bethel, near Fortress Monroe......June 10, 1861 General Patterson crosses the Potomac at Williamsport......July 2, 1861 Affair at Rich Mountain, W. Va.; the Confederates under Col. George H. Pegram defeated by the Federals under General Rosecrans......July 11, 1861 Battle at Carricksford, W. Va.; Confederates defeated, with the loss of their general, Robert S. Garnett......July 14, 1861 Battle of Bull Run......July 21, 1861 General Patterson relieves Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks in command of the Department of the Shenandoah......July 25, 1861 Maj.-Gen. George B. McClellan appointed to the Army of the Potomac......July 27, 1861 Holding or accepting office under the federal government declared treason by the State......Aug. 1, 1861 Battle of Ball's Bluff......Oct. 21, 1861 West Virginia votes for a separation from Virginia; vote substantially unanimous......Oct. 24, 1861 Confederate armies in Virginia reorganized under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.
ndria, Va. Chief Topographical Engineer of General Banks's expedition to the Gulf of Mexico, Nov. 1York, forwarding troops and supplies for Maj. General Banks's expedition to New Orleans, Dec. 5, 186863, to Feb. 13, 1865 (Chief of staff of Maj. General Banks, Mar. 6 to July 9, 1863), being engaged 0, 1882. Retired, Aug. 31, 1892. Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss. Born at Waltham, Mass., Jan. 30,of the Gulf, Aug., 1363. Chief of staff to General Banks, in his Texas expedition, Nov., 1863, to Fhe siege of Port Hudson. Chief of staff to General Banks in the Red River campaign; engaged in the In operations in Shenandoah Valley under Maj. General Banks, Mar. to June, 1862; engaged in numerous Aug. 18, 1862. Served in Louisiana under General Banks. Engaged in the Teche campaign in the sprct. 30, 1862. Additional Aide-de-Camp to Maj. General Banks; on duty in the department of the South;eiving its surrender. Chief of staff of Maj. General Banks, July 25, 1863, to Apr. 16, 1864; in ski[4 more...]
U. S. Artillery, Apr. 26, 1873. Retired, June 17, 1889 (by operation of law, sect. 1, Act June 30, 1882). Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss. See General Officers. Barlow, Edward E. Born in Massachusetts. Captain, Assistant Adj. General, U. S6. Died, Dec. 25, 1883. D'hauteville, Frederick Sears Grand. Born in Massachusetts. Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to General Banks, Dec. 5, 1861. Captain, Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, June 30, 1862. Resigned, Feb. 24, 1863. Dike, Hooper, William Sturgis. Born at Boston, Mass., Mar. 3, 1833. Volunteer Aide-de-Camp, with rank of Captain, Maj. General Banks's staff, Dec. 4, 1862. Died at Boston, Sept. 24, 1863, of disease contracted in the service. Hopkins, Henry. . 15, 1865. Sargent, Charles Sprague. Born at Boston, Mass., Apr. 24, 1841. Volunteer Aide-de-Camp (staff of Maj. General Banks), Nov. 1, 1862. First Lieutenant, 2d La. Infantry, June 25, 1863. Captain and Aide-de-Camp, U. S. Volunteers, Mar.
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