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Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 4, 1865., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 1 1 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 1 1 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crane, Stephen 1871- (search)
Crane, Stephen 1871- Author; born in Newark, N. J., Nov. 1, 1871; was educated there and studied at Lafayette College. When sixteen years old he engaged in journalism, serving for several years as a reporter. In 1896 he began his career as a story-writer, and in 1897 was the correspondent for the New York Journal in the Graeco-Turkish War. His books include Maggie, a girl of the streets; The Block Riders, and other lines; The Red badge of courage; George's mother; The little Regiment; The open boat; The third violet; The eternal patience, etc. He died June 5, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Curtis, George William 1824- (search)
editors of Putnam's monthly. He was for many years an eloquent and successful lyceum lecturer, and was generally regarded as one of the most accomplished orators in the United States. In 1867 he became editor of Harper's weekly, and was extremely influential. In his writings and speeches he was a very efficient supporter of the Republican party for nearly a generation. He contributed a vast number of very able short essays through Harper's monthly, in the department of The easy chair. In 1871 President Grant appointed Mr. Curtis one of a commission to draw up rules for the regulation of the civil service. He was a member of the constitutional convention of the State of New York in 1868, in which he was chairman of the committee on education. In 1864 he was appointed one of the regents of the University of the State of New York. He died Aug. 31, 1892. The spoils system. The following is an abridgment of his celebrated speech on the evils of the spoils system in politics, d
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Curtis, William Eleroy 1850- (search)
Curtis, William Eleroy 1850- Author; born in Akron, O., Nov. 5, 1850; graduated at Western Reserve College in 1871; was special commissioner from the United States to the Central and South American republics; executive officer of the International American Conference; director of the Bureau of American Republics; and special envoy to the Queen Regent of Spain and to Pope Leo XIII., in 1892. His publications include The United States and foreign powers.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cushing, Caleb 1800-1879 (search)
1800-1879 Jurist; born in Salisbury, Mass., Jan. 17, 1800; graduated at Harvard University in 1817; became a distinguished lawyer, in which profession he began practice at Newburyport, Mass. He served in the State legislature, and was in Congress from 1835 to 1843, as a Whig Representative, when, with Mr. Tyler, he became an active member of the Democratic party. President Tyler sent him as commissioner to China, where, in 1844, he negotiated an important treaty. He advocated the Caleb Cushing. policy of war with Mexico, and led a regiment to the field. In 1853 President Pierce called Mr. Cushing to his cabinet as Attorney-General. In 1860 he was president of the Democratic convention at Charleston. In 1866 he was one of three commissioners appointed to codify the laws of the United States; in 1871 was one of the counsel on the part of the United States before the Geneva Arbitration Tribunal; and in 1873-77 was minister to Spain. He died in Newburyport, Mass., Jan. 2, 1879.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dall, William Healey, 1845- (search)
Dall, William Healey, 1845- Naturalist; born in Boston, Mass., Aug. 21, 1845; took part in the international telegraph expedition to Alaska in 1865-68; appointed assistant in the United States coast survey of Alaska in 1871, where he spent several years in various kinds of work, which included the geography, natural history, geology, etc., of Alaska and adjacent islands. Among his books are Alaska and its resources; Tribes of the extreme Northwest; Scientific results of the exploration of Alaska, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Daly, Charles Patrick, 1816- (search)
Daly, Charles Patrick, 1816- Jurist; born in New York City, Oct. 31, 1816; admitted to the bar in 1839; elected to the New York Assembly in 1843; became justice in 1844, and chief-justice of the Court of Common Pleas in 1871; president of the American Geographical Society for more than forty years. Among his writings are History of Naturalization; First settlement of Jews in North America; What we know of maps and Map-Making before the Time of Mercator, etc. He died on Long Island, N. Y., Sept. 19, 1899.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davidson, John Wynn, 1824-1881 (search)
Davidson, John Wynn, 1824-1881 Military officer; born in Fairfax county, Va., Aug. 18, 1824; graduated at West Point in 1845, entering the dragoons. Accompanying Kearny to California in 1846, he was in the principal battles of the war with Mexico. He was also active in New Mexico, afterwards, against the Indians. In 1861 he was made major of cavalry, and early in 1862 brigadiergeneral of volunteers, commanding a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. After serving in the campaign on the Peninsula, he was transferred (August, 1862) to the Department of the Mississippi, and cooperated with General Steele in the capture of Little Rock, Ark. He was brevetted major-general of volunteers in March, 1865; promoted to lieutenant-colonel, 10th Cavalry, in 1866; was Professor of Military Science in Kansas Agricultural College in 1868-71; promoted to colonel, 2d Cavalry, in 1879. He died in St. Paul, Minn., June 26, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davis, John Chandler Bancroft, 1822- (search)
Davis, John Chandler Bancroft, 1822- statesman; born in Worcester, Mass., Dec. 29, 1822; graduated at Harvard in 1840; appointed secretary of the United States legation in London in 1849; and assistant Secretary of State in 1869, which post he resigned in 1871 to represent the United States at the Geneva court of arbitration on the Alabama claims. He was appointed United States minister to Germany in 1874, judge of the United States court of claims in 1878, and reporter of the United States Supreme Court in 1883. He is the author of The case of the United States laid before the tribunal of arbitration at Geneva; Treaties of the United States, with notes, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delaware, (search)
n.1844 to 1846 Joseph Maul.1846 William Temple 1846 William Thorp .1847 to 1851 William H. Ross.1851 to 1855 Peter F. Cansey .1855 to 1859 William Burton .1859 to 1863 William Cannon 1863 to 1867 Grove Saulsbury..1867to 1871 James Ponder .1871 to 1875 John P. Cochran.1875 to 1879 John W. Hall.1879 to 1883 Charles C. Stockley .1883 to 1887 Benjamin T. Biggs..1887 to 1891 Robert J. Reynolds.1891 to 1895 Joshua H. Marvil.1895 William T. Watson .1895 to 1897 Ebe W. Tunnell.1897 to 11851 Presley Spruance30th to 32d1847 to 1853 James A. Bayard32d to 38th1851 to 1864 John M. Clayton33d to 34th1853 to 1856 Joseph P. Comegys34th1856 Martin Bates35th1858 Willard Saulsbury36th to 41st1859 to 1871 George Read Riddle38th to 40th1864 to 1867 James A. Bayard40th1867 to 1869 Thomas Francis Bayard41st to 48th1869 to 1885 Eli Saulsbury42d to 50th1871 to 1889 George Gray49th to 56th1885 to 1899 Anthony Higgins51st to 54th1889 to 1895 Richard R. Kenney54th to 56th1897 to 1901
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dimick, Justin, 1800-1871 (search)
Dimick, Justin, 1800-1871 Military officer; born in Hartford county, Conn., Aug. 5, 1800; graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1819; served in the war with Mexico, and greatly distinguished himself at Contreras and Churubusco. In 1861-63 he commanded the depot of prisoners at Fort Warren, Mass. He was retired in 1863; received the brevet of brigadier-general, U. S. A., in 1865. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 13, 1871.
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