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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McClellan, Carswell 1835- (search)
McClellan, Carswell 1835- Civil engineer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 3, 1835; graduated at Williams College in 1855; joined the 32d New York Regiment, and became topographical assistant on the staff of Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys in 1862. In August, 1864, he was taken prisoner, and on being paroled in the following November he resigned his commission. He published Personal memoirs and military history of Ulysses S. Grant, vs. The record of the army of the Potomac.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
shed by act approved March 1, 1872 Imperial Japanese embassy, of 114 persons, is presented to the President of the republic at the executive mansion......March 4, 1872 United States Centennial commissioners and alternates meet in Philadelphia and organize, electing Joseph R. Hawley president......March 4, 1872 Statues of Jonathan Trumbull and Roger Sherman presented to the Senate by Connecticut for the old Hall of Representatives......March 8, 1872 President Grant appoints Gen. A. A. Humphreys, U. S. A., Prof. Benjamin Peirce, United States coast survey, and Capt. Daniel Ammen, U. S. N., a commission to examine plans and proposals for an interoceanic canal across the Isthmus of Darien......March, 1872 Prof. S. F. B. Morse, born 1791, dies in New York......April 2, 1872 National convention of colored men at New Orleans; Frederick Douglass, chairman......April 10-14, 1872 Assassination of Judge J. C. Stephenson, Thomas E. Detro, and James C. Cline at Gun City, Mo....
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
Many prominent persons present. From the times-dispatch, November 12, 1908. Unveiling of monument at Fredericksburg to Humphreys' Division largely attended. Fredericksburg, Va., November 11.—The unveiling of the monument in the National Cemetery here today to General Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Third Division, Fifth Army Corps, and Pennsylvania Troops, attracted a large number of people to this city, including about 1,500 Pennsylvanians, many of them being Federal veterans who took pGeneral Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Third Division, Fifth Army Corps, and Pennsylvania Troops, attracted a large number of people to this city, including about 1,500 Pennsylvanians, many of them being Federal veterans who took part in the battles of the Civil War here in 1862, and members of General Humphrey's division, which made its heroic charge against Marye's Heights, but was repulsed by the Confederates with a heavy loss of men. Notables present. Prominent among the visitors were Captain George F. Baer, president of the Fredericksburg Battlefield Memorial Commission, of Pennsylvania; Governor Edwin S. Stuart, of Pennsylvania and staff, and Admiral Winfield Scott Schley. The parade formed at the courthouse
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