Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History from 458 A. D. To 1906

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General Books, 2013 - 284 Seiten
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...in New Life and Adventure in the Rocky Moun-York City, Oct. 30, 1899. tains; Slavery and Its Tendency; and a Webber, Charles Wilkins, journalist; treatise on National Currency. He died born in Russelville, Ky., May 29, 1819. in New York City, June 7, 1884. He went to Texas when that Territory was Webb, Samuel Blatchley, military struggling for independence (1838); was officer; born at Weathersfield, Conn., Dec. for several years connected with the Texan 15, 1753; father of the preceding and Rangers; returned to Kentucky, where he step-son of Silas Deane; was thanked for studied medicine; later entered Princeton his gallantry in the battle of Bunker Theological Seminary; and subsequently (Breed's) Hill, where he was wounded, settled in New York and engaged in and in June, 1776, was appointed aide-de-literary work. He contributed to The camp to Washington. In the battle of Vew World, The Democratic Review, and White Plains he was again wounded; also The Sunday Despatch; and was assoat Trenton. He was in the battle of ciate editor and joint proprietor of The Brandywine, and in 1778 raised and took Whig Review. In 1849 he attempted to command of the 3d Connecticut Regiment. lead an exploring and mining expedition, In 1779 he, with most of his men, were but failed; in 1855 went to Central Amercaptured by the British fleet while cross-ica, where he joined William Walker ing to Long Island with General Parsons, (q. .) in Nicaragua. He was killed in and was not released until 1780, when he a skirmish, April 11, 1856. He wrote took command of the light infantry, with Old Hicks the Guide, or Adventures in tlie brevet rank of brigadier-general. He the Comanche Country in Search of a lived in New York City after the war, Gold Mine; The Gold...

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