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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 1 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 1 1 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 1 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Toronto, (search)
were of opinion that the surest way to secure the supremacy of Lake Ontario, and so make an invasion successful, would be to attack York first. This proposition was sanctioned by the President, and at the middle of April (1813) Chauncey and Dearborn had matured a plan of operations with a combined land and naval force. It was to cross the lake and capture York, and then proceed to attack Fort George. At the same time troops were to cross the Niagara River and capture Fort Erie, opposite Buffalo, and Fort Chippewa, below, join the victors at Fort George, and all proceed to capture Kingston. With 1,700 troops under the immediate command of Brig.-Gen. Zebulon M. Pike, Dearborn sailed in Chauncey's fleet from Sackett's Harbor, April 25, and on the morning of the 27th the armament appeared before York. Chauncey's fleet consisted of the new sloop-of-war Madison, twenty-four guns, the brig Oneida, and eleven armed schooners. York was then the headquarters of General Sheaffe, at the
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Trials. (search)
0,000; trial begun March 8, 1894, at Washington, D. C.; verdict of $15,000 for Miss Pollard, Saturday......April 14, 1894 Patrick Eugene Prendergast, for the murder of Carter Harrison, mayor of Chicago, Oct. 28, 1893; plea of defence, insanity; jury find him sane and he is hanged......July 13, 1894 Eugene V. Debs, president American Railroad Union, charged with conspiracy in directing great strike on the Western railroads, and acquitted......1894 [He was sentenced to six months imprisonment for contempt of court in violating its injunction in 1895.] William R. Laidlaw, Jr., v. Russell Sage, for personal injuries at time of bomb explosion in the latter's office, Dec. 4, 1891; suit brought soon afterwards; plaintiff awarded heavy damages by jury; defendant appealed; case still in the courts. Leon Czolgosz indicted in Buffalo for murder of President McKinley, Sept. 16, 1901; tried Sept. 23-24; found guilty on second day; executed in Auburn (N. Y.) prison......Oct. 29, 1901
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
before the House for a national road from Buffalo, N. Y., to New Orleans, La., via Washington...... National Liberty party, in convention at Buffalo, N. Y., nominates James G. Birney for President, ident Millard Fillmore, born 1800, dies at Buffalo, N. Y.......March 8, 1874 Charles Sumner, borntchmen's strike on Erie Railroad begins at Buffalo, N. Y., where the strikers burn freight trains, d response to appeal from sheriff and mayor of Buffalo, Governor Flower, of New York, orders out abon thirty-two seconds between Rochester and Buffalo, N. Y.......May 11, 1893 Geary Chinese exclusi of California, born Aug. 8, 1822, dies at Buffalo, N. Y.......Sept. 5, 1894 President Cleveland cKinley visits the Pan-American exposition at Buffalo......Sept. 4, 1901 The President makes an ce as President before Judge John R. Hazel in Buffalo......Sept. 14, 1901 President McKinley's Sept. 19, 1901 Czolgosz placed on trial in Buffalo......Sept. 23, 1901 [He is found guilty Se[8 more...]
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
onvenes, but is dispersed by Colonel Sumner under orders from Woodson, whom Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War, had instructed him to obey. The movement is considered insurrectionary......July 4, 1856 Convention of Kansas aid committees at Buffalo, N. Y., to raise money for Kansas, presided over by Governor Reeder......July 9-10, 1856 Senate confirms John W. Geary, of Pennsylvania, as governor of Kansas......July 31, 1856 House of Representatives makes vigorous efforts to relieve Kansasthe sale of their lands......July 15, 1872 Session of farmers' State convention at Topeka; constitution of the Farmers' Cooperative Association formed......March 26, 1873 Rich discoveries of lead near Baxter Springs......Sept. 8, 1873 Buffalo products shipped over Kansas railways: bones, 10,074,950 lbs.; hides, 1,314,300 lbs.; meat, 632,800 lbs......1874 Indian raids on the frontier......June, 1874 Drought and grasshoppers cause great destitution in portions of Kansas......July
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Michigan, (search)
with the treaty of peace lately concluded at Ghent......Feb. 17, 1815 Detroit incorporated as a village......1815 President James Monroe visits Detroit......Aug. 13, 1817 By act of Congress Michigan Territory is extended westward to the Mississippi, thus including the present State of Wisconsin......1818 Remains of soldiers massacred at the Raisin River removed to Detroit, and buried with honors of war......Aug. 8, 1818 Steamboat Walk-in-the-water arrives at Detroit, from Buffalo, N. Y., on her first trip......Aug. 27, 1818 Congress provides for the election of a delegate to Congress by citizens of Michigan......Feb. 16, 1819 William Woodbridge elected territorial delegate......Sept. 2, 1819 Treaty with Indians at Saginaw; they cede lands, 60 miles wide, west of Detroit, north to Thunder Bay......1819 Expedition under Governor Cass starts out in bark canoes to explore the northwestern lake coast of Michigan......May 24, 1820 Treaty with the Indians perfec
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
he Clintons, and the Livingstons......1801 Buffalo laid out by the Holland Land Company, who opeish vessels anchored near Fort Erie, opposite Buffalo......Oct. 8, 1812 [Congress votes Lieutena Fort Niagara......Dec. 19, 1813 They burn Buffalo and Black Rock......Dec. 30, 1813 Fort Ont1853 First train over a uniform gauge from Buffalo to Erie and Chicago......Feb. 1, 1854 Offiada; about 1,200 men cross Niagara River near Buffalo, camping near old Fort Erie......May 31, 1866dent of the United States, born 1800, dies at Buffalo......March 7, 1874 Compulsory education laState Express makes the run from New York to Buffalo in 8 hours 42 minutes......Oct. 26, 1891 Rn, and elsewhere, about 8,000 men, ordered to Buffalo by Governor Flower......Aug. 17, 1892 Ex-Gx......Aug. 23, 1892 Switchmen's strike at Buffalo declared off by Grand-master Sweeney......Augesident Roosevelt takes the oath of office at Buffalo......Sept. 14, 1901 The President appoints[9 more...]
00 Race riot at Akron......Aug. 22, 1900 John Sherman dies at Washington, D. C.......Oct. 22, 1900 Tom L. Johnson elected mayor of Cleveland......April 1, 1901 International Christian Endeavor convention meets at Cincinnati......July 6, 1901 President McKinley shot at Buffalo, Sept. 7; dies......Sept. 14, 1901 [Private funeral service in Buffalo, Sept. 16; the body lies in State at the Capitol, Washington, D. C., Sept. 18; the interment at Canton, O., Sept. 19.] Oklahoma 00 Race riot at Akron......Aug. 22, 1900 John Sherman dies at Washington, D. C.......Oct. 22, 1900 Tom L. Johnson elected mayor of Cleveland......April 1, 1901 International Christian Endeavor convention meets at Cincinnati......July 6, 1901 President McKinley shot at Buffalo, Sept. 7; dies......Sept. 14, 1901 [Private funeral service in Buffalo, Sept. 16; the body lies in State at the Capitol, Washington, D. C., Sept. 18; the interment at Canton, O., Sept. 19.] Oklahoma
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Vaux, Calvert 1824-1895 (search)
Vaux, Calvert 1824-1895 Landscape architect; born in London, England, Dec. 20, 1824; came to the United States in 1848 with Andrew J. Downing, of whom he became a partner. They were associated in laying out the grounds that surrounded the Capitol and Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. Later he was associated with Frederick Law Olmsted, and they presented the designs for laying out Central Park, New York City, and Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N. Y., that were accepted. He designed many parks in Chicago and Buffalo, the State reservation at Niagara Falls, the plans for Riverside and Morningside parks, New York City, and parks in other cities. Mr. Vaux was landscape architect of the Department of Public Parks of New York City, member of the Consolidated Commission of Greater New York, and landscape architect of the State reservation at Niagara. He died in Bensonhurst, L. I., Nov. 19, 1895.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), War of 1812, (search)
her force of militia was stationed at different points along the south bank of the St. Lawrence, their left resting at Sackett's Harbor, at the eastern end of Lake Ontario. A third army was placed along the Niagara frontier, from Fort Niagara to Buffalo, then a small village. This latter force of about 6,000 men, half regulars and volunteers and half militia, were under the immediate command of Maj.-Gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer, a leading Federalist of New York. The reverses that befell the Clure, commanding a Brigade on the Niagara frontier, burns the village of Newark, Canada, and evacuates Fort George, opposite Fort Niagara (he is severely censured)......Dec. 10, 1813 Fort Niagara captured by the British......Dec. 19, 1813 Buffalo and Black Rock burned by the British and Indians......Dec. 30, 1813 General Jackson defeats and crushes the Creek Indians at Great Horse Shoe Bend, on the Tallapoosa......March 27, 1814 Frigate Essex, Capt. David Porter, surrenders to the
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wrecks. (search)
Cape Mendocino; twenty-seven lives lost......Jan. 2, 1902 Great Lakes. Steamboat Washington takes fire on Lake Erie, near Silver Creek; forty to fifty lives lost......June 16, 1838 Steamboat Erie burned on Lake Erie about 33 miles from Buffalo; about 170 lives lost......Aug. 9, 1841 Steamer Phoenix burned on Lake Michigan, 15 miles off Sheboygan; about 240 lives lost, mostly emigrants from Holland......Nov. 21, 1847 Steamer Anthony Wayne, from Sandusky to Buffalo on Lake Erie, eBuffalo on Lake Erie, explodes her boiler and sinks; thirty-eight killed or missing......April 27, 1850 Steamer Griffith, from Erie to Cleveland, burned; only thirty or forty out of 330 lives saved......June 17, 1850 Steamer Atlantic collides with propeller Ogdensburg on Lake Erie and sinks in half an hour; 250 lives lost......Aug. 20, 1852 Steamer E. K. Collins, from Sault Ste. Marie to Cleveland, takes fire on the lake and is burned; twenty-three lives lost......Oct. 8, 1854 Steamer Northern Indiana bur
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