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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830- (search)
Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830- Sculptor; born in Urbana, O., June 29. 1830; studied under and assisted Henry K. Browne, in 1850-57; resided in Washington, D. C., in 1850-61, where he made portrait busts of many of the public men, and in New York City since 1861. Among his statues are The Indian Hunters; 7th Regiment citizen soldiers; and The Pilgrims, all in Central Park, New York City; The Freedman, in Washington, D. C.; Henry Ward Beecher; Commodore Perry; and the crowning group of Victory on the naval arch in New York City, erected for the Dewey reception.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
most homogeneous population, all of the same blood and lineage, in soil most fruitful, and in climate most fruitful. But submit—submit! The very sound curdles the blood in my veins. But, Oh, Great God, unite us, and a tale of submission shall never be told. Against this rabid sectionalism there were a few notable protests. William J. Grayson, Collector of the Port of Charleston, and a lifelong champion of slavery, boldly opposed the secession movement in his state. So too did Benjamin F. Perry, an up-country editor, and Bishop Ellison Capers of the Protestant Episcopal Church. It is also a strange coincidence that a nationalistic philosophy, as radical as that of the secessionists when compared with the thought of earlier days, also emanated from South Carolina. Its author was Francis Lieber, a German liberal who, persecuted in his native land, sought refuge in America and became Professor of Political Economy in South Carolina College—a position he held from 1835 to 1857,
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
S., 236, 239, 241-44, 246, 247, 251 257, 265 Pemberton, Ebenezer, 534 Pendennis, 294 Penicault, 591 Penn, Wm., 387, 445 Pennsylvania Archives, the, 175 Pennsylvania farmer, the, 432 Pennsylvania Gazette, 576 Pennsylvania (University), 392, 393, 394, 434, 577 Penrod, 288, 420 Pension Beaurepas, the, 99 Pepys, 513 Percival, R. D., 549 Perennes, P., 592 Perplexed philosopher, a, 441 Perriam, Jonathan, 356 Perrin, Bernadotte, 468 Perry, A. L., 435 Perry, B. F., 342 Perry, Bliss, 36, 307 Perry, Commodore, 151 Perry, R. B., 261 n., 263, 264 Persius, 466 Personal memoirs (Grant), 182 Personal memoirs (Sheridan), 182 Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, 153 Personal recollections of Joan of Arc, 91 Pestalozzi, 403 Peters, Dewitt C., 150 Peter Skene Ogden, Fur trader, 137 Peter Stuyvesant, 274 Petty, 428 Philadelphia Demokrat, 582 Philadelphia magazine, the, 494 Philadelphische Correspon
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 3: (search)
, of the Second, and Lieut.-Col. Elbert Bland, of the Seventh, were severely wounded and honorably mentioned by Kershaw. Gaillard was distinguished in command of the skirmishers. Kemper added to the laurels he won at Vienna, Bull Run and Manassas. Captain Holmes and Lieutenants Doby and W. M. Dwight, of the staff, were active and gallant in dispatching the orders of their chief. The Second lost Captain Bartlett, one of the most gallant and conscientious officers belonging to it; and Lieutenant Perry, Company H, was severely wounded. The Third, besides its gallant lieutenantonel, lost Capt. S. M. Lanford and Lieut. J. T. Ray. Colonel Nance mentioned especially Capt. D. M. H. Langston and Maj. W. D. Rutherford. The Seventh did not suffer as severely as the Third, losing 82 killed and wounded. The Eighth, which was mainly in support of Kemper's battery, lost but 2 killed and 8 wounded. It appears from General Sumner's report, that three corps, his own, Franklin's and Heintzelman
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
school systern of the State, and greater internal improvements. In 1848 he entered the race for Congress against the Hon. B. F. Perry, and after a most exciting race was elected, though he was but twenty-six years of age. He was re-elected without istinguished South Carolinian residing near Greenville, was born at that city June 9, 1839, the eldest child of ex-Gov. Benjamin F. Perry and his wife, Elizabeth Frances McCall. His mother was a daughter of Susan B. Hayne, a sister of Robert Y. Hay troop was recruited to a regiment in 1862, and became known as the Second cavalry, Col. M. C. Butler commanding, and Private Perry was elected first lieutenant of Company K, under Capt. Leonard Williams. He participated in all the skirmishes, batte two children living. After a successful and honorable career as a lawyer, covering a period of thirty-seven years, Colonel Perry withdrew from professional life in 1897, and retired to his beautiful country home, Sans Souci, a few miles from Gree
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