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  • 1864
  • It had engagements with the Indians in the Skirmish at Booth's Run, May 1 (Company "E") and Kneeland's Prairie May 2 (Company "E"), near Boynton's Prairie May 6 (Company "C") and at Grouse Creek May 23 (Companies "E" and "G"). Colonel Henry M. Black February 1, 1863 - June 30, 1864. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three companies in the newly formed Idaho Territory were engaged in an expedition to clear the area of the Snake Indians who threatened settlers to the territory in 1863 and 1864. (wikipedia.org)
  • He served as chief of staff for General George G. Meade in 1863 and 1864, and later commanded the 2nd and 3rd Army Corps. (hsp.org)
  • 1879
  • After the Civil War, Humphreys commanded the Army Corps of Engineers (which merged with the Corps of Topographical Engineers in 1863) until his retirement in 1879. (hsp.org)
  • Railroad Survey
  • Midway through 1853, Gibbs moved to Steilacoom, Washington, where he was hired by George McClellan to work along with James Graham Cooper as an ethnologist, geologist and naturalist in McClellan's section of the Northern Branch of the Pacific Railroad Survey, between the Puget Sound and the Spokane River. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regiment
  • His brother Alfred being attached to the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen, he traveled to Fort Leavenworth, arriving on May 8, 1849, and attached himself to the Regiment which was then under the command of Colonel William W. Loring, its previous commander, Brigadier General Persifor F. Smith, having been given command of the Pacific Division of the Army. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Regiment was organized at Benicia Barracks, San Francisco on February 1, 1863. (wikipedia.org)
  • slave
  • In 1863 a former slave, William Henry Singleton, helped recruit 1,000 blacks from escaped slaves in New Bern, North Carolina for the First North Carolina Colored Volunteers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indeed, without this express acknowledgment of their sovereign power over slavery, the slave states would never have joined the proposed Union. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Worried over their growing minority status, and enraged over the attempt of the North to force emancipation upon Missouri when it applied for admission as a slave state in 1819, white southerners for the first time threatened secession during the debates that resulted in the Missouri Compromise of 1820. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Lincoln
  • President Abraham Lincoln was concerned with public opinion in the four border states that remained in the Union, as they had numerous slaveholders, as well as with northern Democrats who supported the war but were less supportive of abolition than many northern Republicans. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were 34 states inthe Union when Abraham Lincoln was elected president in1860. (answers.com)
  • territories
  • The Colorado Territory's southern border would remain as the 37th parallel north, but a new border-between the Colorado and Utah Territories-was declared to be the 32nd meridian west from Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the Indian Wars in Washington were recent, there were no Indian hostilities within the area of modern Washington, unlike the rest of the western states and territories, during the Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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. (tufts.edu)
  • also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar , U.S. dollar , or American dollar ) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution . (wikipedia.org)
  • boundaries
  • In addition to the four states, two semi-autonomous American Indian tribal governments have boundaries at the monument, the Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Reservation, with the Ute Mountain tribal boundaries coinciding with Colorado's boundaries at the monument. (wikipedia.org)
  • soldiers
  • The Volunteer soldiers who served in Washington did not fight against the Confederacy, but instead garrisoned the few posts in Washington that were not abandoned at the beginning of the war, including San Juan Island which was in a dispute with the British Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1861
  • The next year with the outbreak of the American civil war, Haydon was appointed by Tennessee Governor Isham Green Harris in August 1861 as a captain in the Provisional Army of Tennessee as part of the Provisional Army of the Confederate States (PACS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Kansas was a young state, having been admitted as the 34th of the United States of America only two years before, on January 29, -1861, when President James Buchanan approved the admission of Kansas into the Union. (emporia.edu)
  • islanders
  • Other people of color who were not of African descent, such as Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Asian Americans also fought under USCT regiments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company
  • Etymology: The Hudson's Bay Company, headquartered at Fort Nisqually, had control of this region until 1863. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company C: Mustered in, October 20, 1863. (wikipedia.org)
  • Besides, he obtained a controlling interest in the Western Union Telegraph Company, and after 1881 in the elevated railways in New York City, and was intimately connected with many of the largest railway financial operations in the United States for the twenty years following 1868. (nndb.com)
  • Soon enough, in 1812, another fur trading company, Pacific Fur Company, prompted one of its employees, Donald Mackenzie, to build their own post on the Clearwater River in the area of today's Lewiston. (placesofusa.com)
  • jurisdiction
  • Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempted from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations. (wikipedia.org)
  • While it was still a part of the Oregon County, Idaho was claimed both by Britain and the US, until, in 1846, it finally came under the United States jurisdiction. (placesofusa.com)
  • The federal Union crafted at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 also embodied this contradiction when the U.S. Constitution recognized the right of a state to regulate slavery within its jurisdiction. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1860
  • Washington, 1855-1860). (wikipedia.org)
  • He extensively explored western Montana and portions of southeastern Idaho, discovered Mullan Pass, participated in the Coeur d'Alene War, and led the construction crew which built the Mullan Road in Montana, Idaho, and Washington state between the spring of 1859 and summer of 1860. (wikipedia.org)
  • In February, 1863, a visitor to Kansas could travel only on wagon trails and a few miles of railroad, the first railroad having been started in 1860. (emporia.edu)
  • time
  • In the state's north, the relatively isolated Idaho Panhandle is closely linked with Eastern Washington, with which it shares the Pacific Time Zone - the rest of the state uses the Mountain Time Zone. (wikipedia.org)
  • John Sr. had enlisted in the United States Army in 1823, and about the time of John Jr.'s birth was an ordnance sergeant. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1880 he was in virtual control of 10,000 miles of railway, about one-ninth of the railway mileage of the United States at that time. (nndb.com)
  • This line was derived from the reference used at the time, the Washington meridian. (wikipedia.org)
  • While obtaining my Bachelor's in History from The George Washington University, I spent a lot of time at both Archive facilities in Washington and College Park. (archives.gov)
  • At the same time as the North was moving away from slavery, the invention of the cotton gin and rising demand in English textile factories for raw cotton were stimulating the westward expansion of slavery throughout the southeastern United States. (encyclopedia.com)
  • year
  • That year, Barnes seized and auctioned 34 rams that belonged to Canadian farmer Charles Griffin for Griffin's failure to pay United States taxes. (wikipedia.org)
  • That same year, he was appointed a government director of the Union Pacific Railroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • You do not need to fill out every field: searching only for "1863" will find all references to the year 1863, while searching for "July 4" will find all references to the 4th of July, regardless of year. (tufts.edu)
  • The Kansas School Naturalist is published in November, January, March, and May of each year by The Kansas State Teachers Col-lege, Twelfth Avenue and Commercial Street, Emporia, Kansas. (emporia.edu)
  • treaty
  • Chinese and non-treaty state nationals in these settlements were subject to Chinese law but were tried by the International Mixed Court which had a Chinese judge and foreign assessor sitting on it. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • For example, at 2.3 million acres (930,000 ha), the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area is the largest contiguous area of protected wilderness in the continental United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spanaway's main business thoroughfare is Pacific Avenue South, which is a north-south road that coincides with State Route 7 through the Spanaway area. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the only point in the United States shared by four states, leading to the area being named the Four Corners region. (wikipedia.org)
  • The monument consists of a granite disk embedded with a smaller bronze disk around the point, surrounded by smaller, appropriately located state seals and flags representing both the states and tribal nations of the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development reported that in 2002 the Lewiston-Auburn area led the state in economic development activity, and placed second in job creation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Before the coming of the Europeans to the state, the area was inhabited by the Western Shoshone people in the south of the region and Nez Perce tribe in the northern sections of today's Idaho. (placesofusa.com)
  • 1883
  • Gould gained control of the Union Pacific, from which in 1883 he withdrew after realizing a large profit. (nndb.com)
  • Andrew Atkinson Humphreys spent the last years of his life in Washington, D.C., where he died in 1883. (hsp.org)
  • United States
  • Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. (houseofnames.com)
  • near
  • This includes Doctor Marcus Whitman from the mission near Walla Walla, Washington and Jesse Applegate who would soon open the Applegate Trail with his brothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • They claimed by doing so the U.S. had ignored the needs of the southern portion, left them without a functional system of law and order, and allowed the situation to deteriorate into a state of chaos and near anarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Idaho
  • Idaho (/ˈaɪdəhoʊ/ ( listen)) is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of science and technology firms are either headquartered in Idaho or have factories there, and the state also contains the Idaho National Laboratory, which is the largest Department of Energy facility in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Idaho borders six U.S. states and one Canadian province. (wikipedia.org)
  • They also protected communications routes between the western and eastern United States in Oregon and Idaho from the Indians and against the threat of foreign intervention on the Pacific coast by Britain and France that never materialized. (wikipedia.org)
  • Idaho has no access to seas or oceans, but, thanks to a system of dams on the Snake River and Columbia River, Idaho's city Lewiston is made into the farthest inland seaport on the Pacific coast. (placesofusa.com)
  • Idaho is also known as the 'Potato State' because of this much cultivated crop, as well as the 'Gem State' due to the fact that all of the known types of gems have been found in the state, including star garnets, that are only found in one other place on the Earth, the Himalaya Mountains. (placesofusa.com)
  • south
  • This issue precipitated the sectional crisis of 1832-33 in which South Carolina planters, led by John C. Calhoun , held that a state could constitutionally nullify federal legislation that it determined violated its interests. (encyclopedia.com)
  • region
  • at last, we shall hear no more of Kentucky, Virginia and Missouri only, suffering from the absolute distress of actual conflict" Later, Haydon would write that "the war will have reached every southern state both in the seaboard region and exposed river regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located in the Colorado Plateau desert region of the Southwestern United States, The Four Corners Monument has a strong cold desert climate (BWk) according to the Köppen climate classification system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Native American
  • The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.13% White, 9.11% African American, 1.61% Native American, 6.34% Asian American, 2.12% Pacific Islander, 2.15% from other races, and 7.55% from two or more races. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • He was accredited as a founding member of the Territorial University of Washington, now known as the University of Washington today. (wikipedia.org)
  • Idaho's agricultural sector supplies a number of different products, but the state is best known for its potato crop, which comprises around one-third of the nationwide yield. (wikipedia.org)
  • No twenty-cent piece was issued prior to the 1870s, but Americans were familiar with the denomination as the two reales piece struck in Spain, known as a "pistareen" in the United States, passed for twenty cents (its Spanish colonial equivalent passed for a quarter). (wikipedia.org)
  • coast
  • Government payments in silver and gold had been suspended during the economic chaos caused by the civil war -coins containing precious metal were hoarded except on the Pacific Coast, and did not pass at face value in trade. (wikipedia.org)
  • newly
  • Few cadets engaged in extracurricular reading at the West Point library, but Mullan checked out large quantities of books, many of them dealing with the newly acquired western United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1874, the newly elected Jones began pressing for a twenty-cent piece, which he stated would alleviate the shortage of small change in the Far West . (wikipedia.org)
  • railway
  • in the same way he bought and reorganized the Rutland & Washington railway, from which he ultimately realized a large profit. (nndb.com)
  • History
  • This Missouri state page of our website provides direct links to major databases and historical titles and information found on Missouri genealogy and history, whether they exist on our site, or across the web. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • Guide to African American history resources at the Missouri State Archives. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • Numerous institutions around the state contributed books for digitization to the Missouri State Library's County History project. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • This collection documents all aspects of Andrew Atkinson Humphreys's career in the United States Army and Topographical Corps of Engineers, as well as some aspects of his personal life and family history. (hsp.org)
  • Boston
  • 2001 In Boston, a scientific team from Ohio State University presents to the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Boston its finding of a remarkably well preserved fossil of an Arthropleura Pustulatus, a 9-cm-long cockroach that lived 300 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs. (safran-arts.com)
  • consists
  • The circulating paper money consists of Federal Reserve Notes that are denominated in United States dollars ( 12 U.S.C. § 418 ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The state mostly consists of mountainous regions, and it covers more land than the entire New England. (placesofusa.com)
  • York
  • A native of New York state, he traveled the Oregon Trail to the Willamette Valley and settled first in Oregon City and later in what became Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brooks served as member of the New York State constitutional convention in 1867. (wikipedia.org)
  • Probably due to his father's lengthy career in the Army, John Mullan, Jr. sought admission to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The event was one of several provocations that led to the Pig War between the United States and the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several years later, they returned to Washington, DC, where Sohon disappeared from public life, running a shoe business and raising a large family with Julianna. (wikipedia.org)