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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D). C.

Book VIII.

Miscellaneous Facts and Figures.

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Adams, John......

6 Massachusetts Bay.. Lawyer..... Oct. 19, 1735 Braintree........ Mass. July 4, 18% 92 Adams, Samuel.

2 Massachusetts Bay.. Merchant... Sep. 22, 1722 Boston .... ... Mass. Oct. 3, 1803 81 Bartlett, Josiah,...

9 New Hampshire..... Physician .. Nov., 1729 Amesbury.......Mass. May 19, 1795 67 Braxton, Carter... 51 Virginia...... .. Planter..... Sep. 10, 1136 Newington ...

....... Va. Oct. 10, 1797 62 Carroll, Charles.

31 Maryland..... Lawyer..... Sep. 20, 1737 Annapolis.........Md. Nov. 14, 1832 56 Chase, Samuel

44 Maryland.

Lawyer..... Apr. 17, 1741 Somerset ('o......Md. June 19, 1811 71 Clark, Abraham.

14 New Jersey...... Lawyer..... Feb, 15, 1726 Elizabethtown...N. J. Sep., 1794 69 Clymer, George.

38 Pennsylvania.. ..... Merchant... Jan. 24, 1739 Philadelphia....... Pa. Jan. 23, 1813 75 Ellery, William ....

22 R.I. and Prov. Plan. Lawyer..... Dec. 22, 1727 Newport ..........R. I. Feb. 15, 1820 93 Floyd, William .

. 5 New York........... Farmer..... Dec, 17, 1731 Setauket.........N. Y. Aug. 1, 1821 87 Franklin, Benjamin ..'46 Pennsylvania ....... Printer.....Jan. 17, 1706 Boston ..... .... Mass. Apr. 17, 1790 85 Gerry, Elbridge...... ... 8 Massachusetts Bay.. Merchant... July 17, 1744 Marblehead ..... Mass. Nov. 23, 1814 71 Gwinnett, Button... 40 Georgia .... ......Merchant............1732............ England May 27, 1777 45 Hancock, John...

1 Massachusetts Bay.. Merchant...Jan

ts Bay Merchant. Jan. 12. 1737 Braintree... ..Mass. Oct. 8, 1793 57 Hall, Lyman..... . 47 Georgia ............. Physician.. .....1731.............

..Conn..........1784 53 Harrison, Benj.. 54 Virginia...... . Farmer...

....1740 Berkeley.... ...Va. April, 1791 51 Hart, John ...... 13 New Jersey.......... Farmer.....

,1715 Hopewell.. ...N, J..........1780 65 Hewes, Joseph ...

35 North Carolina...... Lawyer..... ...1730 Kingston.........N. J. Nov. 10, 1779 49 Heyward, Jr., Thos. 56 South Carolina...... Lawyer..... ..... 1746 St. Luke's........S.C. March, 1809 63 Hooper, Wm........ 23 North Carolina...... Lawyer... une 17, 1742 Boston ..... .. Mass. Oct., 1790 49 Hopkins, Steph..... 12 R. J. and Prov. Plan. Farmer... . 7, 1707 Scituate.... ... Mass. July 13, 1785 79 Hopkinson, Francis .. 29 New Jersey.

Lawyer.

..1737 Philadelphia. ..... Pa. May 9, 1791 54 Huntington, Sam'l.... . 11 Connecticut.

Lawyer..... July 3, 1732 Windham.... ..Conn. Jan. 5. 1796 64 Jefferson, Thos......... 32 Virginia.

Lawyer..... Apr. 13, 1743 Shadwell

Va. July 4, 1826 83 Lee, Richard Henry..... 48 Virginia.......

Soldier ..... Jan. 20, 1732 Stratford.... .... Va. June 19, 1794 63 Lee, Francis Lightfoot... 55 Virginia...... Farmer..... . Oct, 14, 1734 Stratford.......... Va, April, 1797 63 Lewis, Francis..

| 7 New York.... .... Merchant... March, 1713 Llandaff ........ Wales Dec, 30, 1803 91 Livingston, Philip. | 3 New York.... .. Merchant... Jan. 15, 1716 Albany...........N. Y. June 12, 1778 63 Lynch, Jr., Thos.

43 South Carolina.. Lawyer..... Aug. 5, 1749 Pr. George's Co..S. C..........1779 30 M'Kean, Thos..

39 Delaware...

Lawyer..... Mar. 19, 1734 New London....... Pa. June 24, 1817 84 Middleton, Arthur. 50 South Carolina.. Lawyer..... ..1743 Middleton Pl. ....S. C. Jan. 1, 1788 14 Morris, Lewis...

15 New York....

Farmer...

· 1726 Morrisania.......N. Y. Jan. 22, 1798 72 Morris, Robert..

24 Pennsylvania ....... Merchant... Jan. 20, 1731 Lancashire....... Eng. May 8, 1806 73 Morton, John.... 16 Pennsylvania ....... Surveyor ............1724 Ridley

..... Pa. April, 1777 53 Nelson, Jr., Thos.... 49 Virginia.............

Statesman.. Dec. 26, 1738 York... .....Va. Jan. 4, 1789 51 Paca, William..

28 Maryland............ Lawyer..... Oct. 31, 1740 W ye Hall... ...Md.l... .....1799 59 Paine, Robert Treat... 4 Massachusetts Bay.. Lawyer....

'. 1731 Boston ....... .Mass. May 11, 1814 84 Penn, John. 18 North Carolina...... Lawyer....

17, 1741 Caroline Co ..... Va. Sep., 1788 48 Read, George.... 41 Delaware............ Lawyer....

1734 Cecil Co... .....Md. .........1798 64 Rodney, Cæsar.. 52 Delaware........ General.

.1730 Dover.

..... Del..........1783 53 Ross, George..

.. 37 Pennsylvania ....... Lawyer. .......1730 Newcastle... ......Del. July, 1779 49 Rush, Benjamin ..

46 Pennsylvania ..... Physician.. Dec. 24, 1745 Berberry...........Pa. Apr. 19, 1813 68 Rutledge, Edward

34 South Carolina.. Lawyer..... Nov., 1749 Charleston ......S. C. Jan. 23, 1800 51 Sherman, Roger..... 19 Connecticut..... Shoemaker. Apr. 19, 1721 Newton.......... Mass. July 23, 1793 73 Smith, James .. 36 Pennsylvania ... Lawyer.....

1710 ................Ireland JW

... Ireland July 11, 1806 96 Stockton, Richard .. 10 New Jersey..... Lawyer..... Oct. 1, 1730 Princeton........N. J. Feb. 28, 1781 51 Stone, Thomas

30 Maryland.

Lawyer.....

.1742 Pointoin Manor ...Md. Oct. 5, 1787 45 Taylor, Geo..... 33 Pennsylvania. Physician... ......1716!................treland te

... Ireland Feb. 23, 1781 65 Thornton, Matthew. 17 New Hampshire Physician

..... Ireland June 24, 1813 89 Walton, George...... 53 Georgia ......

Lawyer.....

..1740 Frederick Co...... Va. Feb. 2, 1804 64 Whipple, William... 20 Connecticut.. Sailor......

.. 1730 Kittery............ Me. Nov. 28, 1785 55 Williams, William.

26 Connecticut.

Statesman.. Apr. 8, 1731 Lebanon .... Conn. Aug. 2, 1811 81 Wilson, James ..

42 Pennsylvania. Lawyer....... .1742 St. Andrews ..... Scot. Aug. 28, 1798 56 Witherspoon, John

21 New Jersey...

Minister.... Feb. 5, 1722 Yester............ Scot. Nov. 15, 1794 73 Wolcott, Oliver ..... 25 Connecticut.... ..... Physician .. Nov. 26, 1726 Windsor

sician .. NOV. 26, 1726 Windsor ........Conn. Dec. 1, 1797 72 Wythe, George....... . 45 Virginia........ .... Lawyer..............1726 Elizabeth Co....... Va. June 8, 1806 SO • Order in which they signed. † Age at death.

Position of the Center of Population.

1714......

POS

YEARS.

North West
Latitude. 'Longitude.

Approximate Location by Important Towns.
APPFO

Westward Movement

During Preceding Decade.

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39 16.V 762 11.?! 23 miles east of Baltimore, Ma...
39 16.1 75 56 5 18 miles west of Baltimore, Md.....
39 11.5 77 37.2 i 40 miles northwest by west of Washi
39 5.7 78 33 0 16 miles north of Woodstock. Va....
38 57.9 79 16.9 19 miles west-southwest of Mooretield, W. Va....
39 2.0 80 18.0 16 miles south of Clarksburg, W. Va..
38 59.0 1 81 19.0 23 miles southeast of Parkersburg. W. Va...
39 0.4 82 48.8 20 miles sonho

20 miles south of Chillicothe, Ohio......
29 12.0 , 83 35.7 | 48 miles east by north of Cincinnati, Ohio...
391.1 84 3:9.7 8 miles west by south of Cincinnati, Ohio,..
39 11.9 1 85 32,9 20 miles east of Columbus, Ind.........

DENT'S PROCLAMA. Called for. Service.

of

200.000

2 years

THE ARMY DURING THE CIVIL The number of casualties in the volunteer WAR.

and regular armies of the United States, durThe following table shows the dates of the ing the war of 1861-'65, according to a statePresident's proclamations for men, the num- ment prepared by the Adjutant-General's ber of men called for, and the number secured. office, was as follows: Killed in battle, 67,058;

died of wounds, 43,012; died of disease, DATE OF PRESI

Period

199,720; other causes, such as accidents, Number

Number

Obtained. murder, Confederate prisons, etc., 40,154 ; TION.

total died, 349,944; total deserted, 199,105. April 15, 1861...... 75,000 3 months 93,326 Number of soldiers in the Confederate service May 3, 1861.

82,748) July 22 and 25, 1861.. 500,000

714,231 3 years

who died of wounds or disease (partial stateMay and June, 1862.

3 months 15.007 ment), 133,821. Deserted (partial statement), July 2, 1862...... 300,000 3 years

431,908 August 4, 1862. 300,000 9 months

87.088

104,428. Number of United States troops June 15, 1863....

100,000 6 months 16,361 captured during the war, 212,608 ; ConfedOctober 17, 1863. 300,000 February 1, 1864....

374,807 erate troops captured, 476,169. Number of March 14, 1864.... 200,000 3 years

284,021 United States troops paroled on the field, April 23, 1864.....

85,000 i100 days

83,652 July 18, 1864... 500,000 1, 2, 3 years 384,882

16,431; Confederate troops paroled on the December 19, 1864... 300,000 1, 2, 3 years 204,668 field, 248,599. Number of United States Total .............. 2,942,748

2,690,401 troops who died while prisoners, 30,156 ; Con

federate troops who died while prisoners, NUMBER OF MEN IN THE UNION ARMY FUR-'30 159

NISHED BY EACH STATE AND TERRITORY.
FROM APRIL 15, 1861, TO CLOSE OF WAR.

| The Strength of the Federal Army. Number of

Aggregate STATES AND TERRI

Reduced to a

Men
TORIES.

Three Years'
Furnished.

DATE. On Duity. / Absent. Total.
Standing
January 1, 1861..

14.663

1,704 16,367 Alabama....

2,566

1,611
July 1, 1861....... 183,588

3,103 186,751 Arkansas...

8.289

7,836

January 1, 1862.. 527.204 48,714 575,917 California.....

15,725

15,725
January 1, 1863..

698,802 219,389 918,181 Colorado......

4,903

3,697
January 1, 1864..

611,250 249,487 860,737 Connecticut.

17,864

50,623
January 1, 1865..

(20.924 338,536 959,460 Delaware.

12.281
10,322 May 1, 1865......

797.807 202.709 1.000,516 Florida.......

1,290

1,290 Georgia..... Illinois.....

259,092

214,133 Indiana ...

196,363
153,576

The Union losses at Bull Run (first Ma. Iowa

76,242

68,630 nassas), July 21, 1861, were : Killed, 470, Kansas....

20,149

18,706 Kentucky..

75,760

70,832

wounded, 1,071 ; captured and missing, 1,793 ; Louisiana ...

5,224

4,634 aggregate, 3,334. Maine

70.107

56,776 Maryland ...

46,638
41.275

The Confederate losses in particular engageMassachusetts....

146,730

124,104 ments were as follows: Bull Run (first MaMichigan....

87,364

80,111 Minnesota.....

24,020

19,693

nassas), July 21, 1861, killed, 387; wounded, Mississippi..

545

545 1,582; captured and missing, 13; aggregate. Missouri.

109,111

86,530 Nebraska....

1,982. Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 143,157

2,175 Nevada..

1,080

1,080 16, 1862, killed, 466 ; wounded, 1,534 ; capNew Hampshire.

33,937

30,849 New Jersey.

tured and missing, 13,829; aggregate, 15,76,814

57,908 New York...

448,850

392,270 829. Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862, killed, North Carolina

3,156

3,156 Ohio..............

313,180

1,723 ; wounded, 8,012; captured and miss

240,514 Oregon........

1,810

1.773 ing, 959 ; aggregate, 10,694. Seven Days' Pennsylvania.

337.936

205,517 Rhode Island.

23,236

17,866

Battle, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862, killed, South Carolina...

3,478; wounded, 16,261 ; captured and missTennessee....

31,092

26,394 Texas ..... 1,965

Second Ma1.632

ing, 875; aggregate, 20,614. Vermont.....

33,288

29,068 nassas, August 21-September 2, 1862, killed, Virginia.... West Virginia.......

32,068

27,714

1,481; wounded and missing, 7,627; capWisconsin...

91,327

79,260 tured and missing, 89; aggregate, 9,197. Dakota .........

206

206 District of Columbia..

16,534

Antietam campaign, September 12-20, 1862,

1.506 Indian Territory.....

3,530

3,530 killed, 1,886; wounded, 9,348; captured and Montana .......... New Mexico.... 6,561

Fred4,432

missing, 1,367 ; aggregate, 12,601. Utah ..........

ericksburg, December 13, 1862, killed, 596 ; Washington.. U.S. Army........

wounded, 4,068; captured and missing, 651; U.S. Volunteers....

aggregate, 5,315. Stone River, Tenn., DeU.S. Colored Troops..... 93,441

91,789

cember 31, 1862, killed, 1,294; wounded, Total....

2,778,304 2.326,168 17,945; captured and missing, 1,027 ; aggre

964

964

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