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History Of The 159th Regiment N Y S V

  [english | 1890]  

Edward Duffy


Summary: [History Of The 159th Regiment N Y S V by Edward Duffy. THIS IS A REPRINT NOT THE ORIGINAL PUBLICATION. TEXT ONLY. During the latter part of October 1862 negotiations were made by which the 167th Regiment Colonel Homer A. Nelson in Camp at Hudson was consolidated with the 159th Regiment Lieutenant-Colonel Edward L. Molineux in camp at Brooklyn. The consolidated Regiment was designated the 159th ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 159

History Of The Confederate Powder Works

  [english | 1882]  

Geo Rains


Summary: [Geo W Rains History Of The Confederate Powder Works by Geo W Rains. An Excerpt from the book- In accepting your invitation to address you on the general history of the Confederate Powder Works I do so with some hesitation on account of my close personal connection with a subject which absorbed my thought time and energies. In the history of a war we find generally but little reference to the ...]
Genres: [history | essaysDownloads: 482

History Of The Constitutions Of Iowa

  [english | 1902]  

Benjamin Shambaugh


Excerpts: [... have been little more than noticed in chapters XIX and XX. An adequate discussion of these subjects would have transcended the limits set for this volume ...... were known as communities or neighborhoods. They were the original social and political units out of the integration of which the Commonwealth was ...... of laws. It is here that the real spirit and purpose of the pioneer ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 67

History Of The Early Part Of The Reign Of James The Second

  [english | 1888]  

Charles James Fox


Excerpts: [... them in fine, whatever can happen to a nation, whether of glorious of calamitous, makes a part of this astonishing and instructive picture. The commencement ...... him, no doubt, appeared far more unreasonable than the petition of right, and which, with much more colour, he might consider as extorted. These considerations ...... virtue and wisdom, when employed in their noblest ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 383

History Of The Girondists Volume I

  [english | 1856]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... dreaded recognition. He therefore determined, in spite of M. de Bouill's reiterated advice, to pass through Varennes. The chief inconvenience of this ...... life, the confidence that he had lost. The first impulse of the people would naturally be to massacre the perfidious general, who had answered for the ...... Your majesty, said he to the king, knows my attachment for your royal ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 367

History Of The Mackenzies

  [english | 1879]  

Alexander Mackenzie


Excerpts: [... is absolutely impossible and these facts alone, though no other shred of evidence was forthcoming, would dispose of the Colin Fitzgerald origin of ...... their lands, first from the O'Beolan Earls and subsequently from the Island Lords as Earls of Ross for the first direct Crown charter to any chief of ...... of the Applecross MS. says that this Baron was called Murchadh no Droit ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 135

History Of The Ottawa And Chippewa Indians Of Michigan

  [english | ]  

Andrew Blackbird


Excerpts: [... of Bwondiac (known in history as Pontiac). They told the British Government that their brother Odjebwes were few in number, while the British were ...... was formerly the character of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan. But now, our living is altogether different, as we are continually suffering ...... as there were no illegitimate children reported in our old traditions. ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 301

History Of The Second Massachusetts Regiment Of Infantry

  [english | 1884]  

Daniel Oakey


Excerpts: [... Massachusetts. by Daniel Oakey. The EBook of History of the Second Massachusetts. Regiment of Infantry: Beverly Ford. Title: History of the ...... drills were diligently practised and, when Casey's tactics were scarcely dry from the press, Colonel Sam Quincy, with the least possible preparation ...... and rather insubordinate spirit. On the 5th of June, Stuart was discovered ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 297

History Of The Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers

  [english | 1875]  

B Blakeslee


Summary: [History Of The Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers by B F Blakeslee. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 166

History Of The United States Volume 1

  [english | 1894]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 376

History Of The United States Volume 2

  [english | 1894]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 314

History Of The United States Volume 3

  [english | 1894]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 480

History Of The United States Volume 4

  [english | 1912]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 207

History Of The United States Volume 5

  [english | 1903]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 257

History Of The United States Volume 6

  [english | 1912]  

E Benjamin Andrews


Summary: [History Of The United States Volume 4 by E Benjamin Andrews. Excerpt PERIOD IV. CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION Continued 1860-1868 CHAPTER V. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY The North conducted the war upon three great lines of campaign 1. The Western campaigns to clear the Mississippi River and thus divide the Confederacy. 2. The campaigns in the centre to reach the sea at Mobile Savannah ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 127

Hokousa

  [english | 1892]  

Edmond De Goncourt


Summary: [Bibliographie: p. 347-375.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 10

Home Life In Colonial Days

  [english | 1898]  

Alice Morse Earle


Excerpts: [... Generaly very stately and high: the Bricks in some of the houses are of divers Coullers, and laid in Checkers, being glazed, look very agreable. The ...... oil. This sentence shows both the wording and ideas of the times. There was one external and suggestive adjunct of the earliest pioneer's home which ...... woods. What matter how the night behaved. What matter how the north wind ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 259

Home Life Of The Lancashire Factory Folk During The Cotton

  [english | 1862]  

Edwin Waugh


Excerpts: [... of the men's wages was paid to them in tickets for bread-in each case given to the shopkeeper to whom the receiver of the ticket owed most money- ...... The evening was splendid, and it was cheering to see the old bounty of nature gushing forth again in such unusual usion and beauty, as if in pitiful ...... they will fill three tons of the broken stone, and wheel it to the central ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 250

Homer And His Age

  [english | 1906]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... poets must have archaeologised, must have kept asking themselves, Is this or that detail true to the past. which artists in uncritical ages never ...... which nothing is known in Iliad or Odyssey. The Little Iliad is dated about 700 B.C. (11) The Nostoi mentions Molossians, not named by Homer (which is ...... But they provide these heroes with the armorial bearings which came in ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 465

House Of John Procter Witchcraft Martyr 1692

  [english | 1904]  

William Upham


Summary: [House Of John Procter Witchcraft Martyr 1692 Classic Reprint by William P Upham. Society at the NeedhAm house West Peabody September 2nd. 9^03. J It is now nearly forty years since I assisted my fatber the late Charles W. Upham in the preparation of his work on Salem Village and the Witchcraft tragedy of 1692 by collecting what information could be obtained from the records as to the people and ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 280
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