Login | Register

Advanced Search

Browse Items (22 total)

Date of Construction: 1828, by George Rowe (1793-1866)

(Courtesy of Jeanette Rowe Cadwallender)



1860 Census Data: This was the home of the Rowe family. George Rowe, age 67, was the head of the household; hus occupation listed as…

PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE COMMISSION DURING THE PRESENT CAMPAIGN IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. New York, Tuesday, May 24, 1864. Dr. J. Foster Jenkins, General Secretary, U. S. Sanitary Commission : My Dear Sir—Pursuant to the…

Chapter VIII. Two Episodes I. The Christian Commission. Dr. Eaton took a deep interest in our great Civil War, which came toa close at nearly the mid-way point of his Franklin pastorate. He gave loyal support to the Government of the Nation in all…

In the early part of May, active preparations were begun by the Army of the Potomac, and Grant moved forward on the memorable Wilderness campaign, which ended in the capture of Richmond, the surrender of Lee, and the overthrow of the Rebellion. On…

In the month of May, 1864, came the news of the second great conflict in the "Wilderness," and the deplorable loss sustained by the Ohio regiments. Immediately upon the receipt thereof the writer received an order from Governor Brough to accompany…

DEPOT FIELD HOSPITAL, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

City Point, Va., December [31], 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report upon the origin and development of the depot field hospital of the Army of the Potomac, from May to October of…

The relative position of the two armies in Virginia remains unchanged. The attack upon the left of Gen. Lee’s lines, Wednesday morning exposed the existence of formidable works too strong to be carried by assault, the attack lasted two hours and…

On the 8th of May, immediately after the battle of the Wilderness, the wounded were placed in long trains of ambulances and army wagons, and taken to the city of Fredericksburg, on their way north.

Two sections of the Commission—the "Sixth" and…