Note: Many of my clients are scholars, historians and genealogists seeking specific information related to their research. For their convenience I include the following details directly from this book.Grant The Great Centennial Exhibition At Philadelphia United States Treasury, Washington DC Continental Congress New York City Indian village Navajo Pueblo Indian Moquis Indians Plains Indian New Mexico Yellowstone River Wyoming Yosemite Valley California St Lawrence River Florida Spaniards Colorado River Ferdinand De Soto Natchez Mississippi River Sir Walter Raleigh North Carolina Virginia Pocahontas Plymouth Harbor New England Massachusetts Rhode Island Providence Connecticut Yale College Connecticut River Harvard College Newport Rhode Island King Philip Brookfield New Hampshire The Charter Oak New York Delaware Battery Castle Garden New Jersey Pennsylvania William Penn Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Masonic Temple South Carolina Charleston Tuscarora Indians Georgia Southern plantation Sugar-cane Duluth Lake Superior Dubuque Iowa Alton Illinois Falls of St Anthony Pacific Railway Dover Deerfield Massachusetts Ohio River Alleghany river Benjamin Franklin Maryland Kittanning Fort William Henry Lake George Louisburg Ticonderoga Fort Frontenac Pittsburgh Fort Ticonderoga General James Wolfe Quebec Pontiac Samuel Adams Patrick Henry George the Third Stamp Act Fanueil Hall The Boston Massacre Boston Tea Party John Hancock Minute Man Battle of Lexington Concord Bridge Independence Hall General Israel Putnam Bunker HillGeneral Henry Knox Boston Fort Moultrie Grand Canyon Liberty Bell Long Island Crossing the Delaware Wissahickon Brandywine Schuylkill Germantown Red Bank Albany Hudson River Fort Schuyler Burgoyne Battle of Bennington General Horatio Gates Valley Forge Savannah General Anthony Wayne Stony Point John Paul Jones Kentucky Daniel Boone George Rogers Clarke Frankfort Kentucky Tennessee King's Mountain General Nathaniel Greene Benedict Arnold Major John Andre West Point Battle of the Cowpens Eutaw Springs Highlands of the Hudson New London Lafayette Yorktown Cornwallis The Bowery New York Battle of the Maumee Vermont Mount Vernon John Adams Susquehanna Harrisburg Thomas Jefferson The White House James Madison Falls of the Genesee Rochester Oswego Lodore Greene River Wyoming Fort Meigs Fort Stephenson Tecumseh Neetmok Sackett's Harbor Niagara Falls Fort Erie Battle of Lake Champlain Greene River Union Pacific Railroad Battle of New Orleans Hornet Penguin Commodore Decatur James Monroe Black Hawk Battle of Okeechobee William Henry Harrison Old Fort Benton Montana Fort Alamo San Antonio Portland Oregon Fremont Santa Fe Shoshonee Falls Idaho Brigham Young Salt Lake City Mormons Jefferson Davis Fort Sumter Harper's Ferry Nashville Tennessee Memphis Civil War Generals Battle of Gettysburg Jackson Mississippi Lookout Mountain Spottsylvania Court-house Major-General Phil Sheridan Cheyenne Indians. THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, From the Discovery of the American Continent to the Close of the First Century of American Independence. Published in 1874 by the National Publishing Company, Philadelphia.
9 x 6 decorated cloth hardcover. Embellished with Over 500 Fine Historical Engravings and Portraits. Exterior as shown in photos. No cracking or separating of leather joints.Pages are clean and complete, one or two short edge tears. No loose or missing pages. Thus, in a couple instances, an illustration cited in the List does not appear in this volume. It does not mean the illustration is missing, merely that the publisher never included it. I have done my best to tailor my own List of Illustrations below to accurately reflect the illustrations included in this particular volume.
All in all, a good example of this rare 144-year-old American history. Heres a grand history of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, specially published to commemorate our nations 100th anniversary and to coincide with the Centennial Exhibition held at Philadelphia in 1876. Not only is this book a beautiful history of our country, but as a Centennial commemorative item it is also part of our beautiful countrys history. THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES covers all the challenges that our forefathers faced, along with all of their glorious triumphs!
A handsome 19th-century history of our UNITED STATES. Loaded with HUNDREDS of vivid illustrations and portraits. A very desirable volume for anyone who loves America and her proud, fascinating history! GRANT THE GREAT CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION AT PHILADELPHIA AND SO MUCH MORE! THIS BOOK ALSO FEATURES MORE THAN 400 ILLUSTRATIONS SHOWING SCENES FROM EVERY PERIOD OF OUR NATIONS COLORFUL HISTORY -- INCLUDING FOLDOUT ILLUSTRATIONS OF EXPOSITION BUILDINGS AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION.
Chapter One Primitive Inhabitants The American Indians. Chapter Two The Voyages of Columbus. Chapter Three English and French Discoveries. Chapter Four The Spaniards In America. Chapter Five The First English Colony.
Chapter Six The Settlement of Virginia. Chapter Seven Progress of the Virginia Colony. Chapter Eight Virginia After the Restoration.
Chapter Nine The Colonization of Maryland. Chapter Ten The Pilgrim Fathers. Chapter Eleven Settlement of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Chapter Twelve Colonization of Connecticut. Chapter Thirteen The Union of the New England Colonies. Chapter Fourteen New England After the Restoration.Chapter Fifteen Witchcraft in Massachusetts. Chapter Sixteen The Settlement of New York. Chapter Seventeen Colonization of Pennsylvania. Chapter Eighteen Settlement of the Carolinas.
Chapter Nineteen Settlement of Georgia. Chapter Twenty The French in the Valley of the Mississippi. Chapter Twenty-One The English and French Come in Conflict.
Chapter Twenty-Two The French and Indian War. Chapter Twenty-Three The French and Indian War Continued. Chapter Twenty-Four The French and Indian War Concluded. Chapter Twenty-Five Causes of the American Revolution.
Chapter Twenty-Six The American Revolution. Chapter Twenty-Seven The Declaration of Independence.
Chapter Twenty-Eight The Year 1777. Chapter Twenty-Nine Aid from Abroad. Chapter Thirty The Close of the Revolutionary War.
Chapter Thirty-One The Adoption of the Constitution Washingtons Administration. Chapter Thirty-Two The Administrations of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Chapter Thirty-Three The Administration of James Madison The Second War With England. Chapter Thirty-Four Administrations of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams.Chapter Thirty-Five Administrations of Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. Chapter Thirty-Six Administrations of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. Chapter Thirty-Seven Administration of James K. Polk The War With Mexico.
Chapter Thirty-Eight Administrations of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore. Chapter Thirty-Nine The Administration of Franklin Pierce. Chapter Forty The Administration of James Buchanan. Chapter Forty-One The Administration of Abraham Lincoln The Civil War. Chapter Forty-Two The Administration of Abraham Lincoln The Civil War, Concluded.
Chapter Forty-Three The Administration of Andrew Johnson. Chapter Forty-Four The Administration of Ulysses S. Illustrations Include: Steel portrait of George Washington Steel portrait of the signing of the Declaration of Independence Memorial Hall or Art Gallery, International Centennial Exhibition Main building of the International Exhibition The United States Treasury, Washington DC The new Department of State, Washington DC Signing the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, July 4, 1776 Birdseye view of New York City Indian village in winter Navajo boy Pueblo Indian at prayer Converted Indian woman A dead town of the Moquis Indians Indian of the Plains Group of Indians of New Mexico Lower Falls of the Yellowstone, Wyoming Christopher Columbus Bronze door commemorating the deeds of Christopher Columbus The landing of Columbus General view of the Yosemite Valley, California Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite Valley Sentinel Rock, Yosemite Valley First winter of the French in Canada Rock pinnacles above Tower Falls, Yellowstone River Scene on the St Lawrence River The coast of Florida Spaniards enslaving the Indians Spanish exploring party discovering New Mexico The Spaniards exploring the Valley of the Colorado River Ferdinand De Soto Natchez in 1875 The Spaniards descending the Mississippi after the death of De Soto Sir Walter Raleigh The coast of North Carolina Coat of Arms of Virginia Captain John Smith Pocahontas rescuing Captain Smith Pocahontas Building of Jamestown Wife of a chief Destruction of the Virginia settlement by Indians Ruined church tower on the site of Jamestown Coat of arms of Maryland Lord Baltimore Missionary preaching to the Indians A converted Indian The Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor Landing of the Pilgrims The first church in New England A New England homestead Coat of arms of Massachusetts A primitive New England village Roger Williams Coat of arms of Rhode Island Landing of Roger Williams at Providence Coat of arms of Connecticut Yale College Valley of the Connecticut River Harvard College An American free school Newport Rhode Island King Philip Attack upon Brookfield by the Indians Coat of arms of New Hampshire Wadsworth hiding the Connecticut charter The Charter Oak Coat of arms of New York First settlement of New York Coat of arms of Delaware The Battery and Castle Garden, New York, in 1875 The City Hall Park, New York, 1875 Coat of Arms of New Jersey Broadway, NY, 1875 Nassau Street, NY, 1875 The Post Office, NY, 1875 Coat of arms of Pennsylvania William Penn Penns Treaty with the Indians Penn laying out the plan of Philadelphia Settlement of Philadelphia Penns Treaty Monument Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 1875 University of Pennsylvania Masonic Temple, Philadelphia, 1875 Coat of arms of North Carolina A settlers cabin Coat of arms of South Carolina Attack of the Spaniards on Charleston in 1706 Torture of Lawson by the Tuscaroras Coat of arms of Georgia Oglethorpe A southern plantation Gathering sugar-cane The Great Canon and the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone Duluth, at the head of Lake Superior Dubuque, Iowa Alton, Illinois Falls of St Anthony Humboldt Palisades, Pacific Railway Burning of Dover Burning of Deerfield, Massachusetts Return of the daughter of Eunice Williams to the Indians The Bronze Door in the National Capitol commemorating the Events of the Life of George Washington The Washington Statue in Union Square, New York Washingtons journey to the Ohio River The Half King Washington and Gist crossing the Alleghany river Benjamin Franklin Wills Creek Narrows, Maryland Braddocks defeat Retreat of Braddocks Army Burning of Kittanning by General Armstrong Scene on the Colorado River Site of Fort William Henry on Lake George Wolfes attack on Louisburg Abercrombies expedition to Lake George Attack on Ticonderoga Investment of Fort Frontenac Birds eye view of Pittsburgh Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga General James Wolfe Death of General Wolfe before Quebec Pontiac Samuel Adams Patrick Henry George the Third Stamp Act Official beaten by the people Fanueil Hall in 1775 The Boston Massacre Destruction of tea in Boston Harbor John Hancock Carpenters Hall, Philadelphia Harbor of New York, 1875 The Minute Man The Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775 British troops on the Concord Common The fight at Concord Bridge Retreat of the British from Lexington Capture of Ticonderoga by Allen Independence Hall, 1776 Washington General Israel Putnam Bunker Hill Monument Battle of Bunker Hill Arnolds march to Quebec General Richard Montgomery General Henry Knox Siege of Boston Washington watching the British evacuate Boston Medal struck by Congress in honor of the recapture of Boston Attack on Fort Moultrie Sergeant Jasper at Fort Moultrie Independence Hall, Philadelphia, 1875 Interior of Independence Hall View in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River Old Bell of Independence Hall Declaration of Independence proclaimed in Philadelphia General John Sullivan The retreat from Long Island Retreat of Washington across New Jersey General Charles Lee Washington crossing the Delaware Battle of Trenton College of New Jersey at Princeton Battle of Princeton United States Navy Yard at Brooklyn General Philip Schuyler Lafayette Lafayette offering his services to Dr. Franklin Scene on the Wissahickon Battle of the Brandywine The Schuylkill at Philadelphia The Battle at Germantown Chews House Attack on Red Bank Albany, New York, 1875 Siege of Fort Schuyler Burgoynes encampment on the Hudson General John Stark Battle of Bennington General Horatio Gates Burgoynes abcxs retreat Surrender of Burgoyne Sufferings of the troops at Valley Forge Sir Henry Clinton Surrender of Savannah General Benjamin Lincoln General Anthony Wayne Storming of Stony Point Lieut-Col.
Henry lee John Paul Jones The coat of arms of Kentucky Daniel Boone General George Rogers Clarke Frankfort, Kentucky Coat of Arms of Tennessee Charleston, South Carolina, in 1875 General Francis Marion Battle of King's Mountain General Nathaniel Greene Arnold Andre Capture of Major Andre West Point in 1875 Battle of the Cowpens General Daniel Morgan Battle of Eutaw Springs Continental Bills Scene in the Highlands of the Hudson Burning of New London, Connecticut, by Arnold Lafayette storming the Redoubt at Yorktown Surrender of Cornwallis The Bowery, New York, in 1875 Washington resigning his Commission Great Seal of the United States Washington receiving the Intelligence of his Election President Washington Battle of the Maumee Coat of Arms of Vermont Mount Vernon John Adams Boston in 1875 The Susquehanna above Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Thomas Jefferson The White House, Washington City Coat of Arms of Ohio Lafayette Square, New Orleans A New Jersey Fruit Farm James Madison Falls of the Genesee, at Rochester, New York Superior Street, Cleveland, Ohio Oswego, New York, in SC Coat of Arms of Louisiana Canon of the Lodore and Greene Rivers, Wyoming Territory Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan Commodore Hull Commodore Bainbridge Defense of Fort Meigs Defence of Fort Stephenson Death of Tecumseh Death of General Pike Neetmok Attack upon Sackett's Harbor Niagara Falls General Winfield Scott in 1814 Battle of Lundy's Lane Siege of Fort Erie Scene of the Battle of Lake Champlain Macdonough'a Victory on Lake Champlain View on the Greene River at the Crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad The General Post-office, Washington City Battle Monument, Baltimore, erected in Memory of those who fell at North Point Jackson Square, New Orleans The Plain of Chalmette - Scene of the Battle of New Orleans Battle of New Orleans The " Hornet" and the "Penguin" Commodore Decatur Coat of Arms of Indiana James Monroe Coat of Arms of Mississippi Coat of Arms of Illinois Coat of Arms of Alabama Coat of Arms of Maine Cotton Plantation Coat of Arms of Missouri John Quincy Adams Daniel Webster Andrew Jackson State House at Raleigh, North Carolina State House, Concord, New Hampshire Scene in the Mammoth Cave, Kentucky General Atkinson's Defeat of Black Hawk John C. Calhoun Henry Clay Great Fire in New York Coat of Arms of Arkansas Coat of Arms of Michigan Martin Van Buren Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1875 Easton, Pennsylvania Rafting Lumber in Maine Battle of Okeechobee William Henry Harrison John Tyler Davenport, Iowa Evansville, Indiana Madison, Wisconsin Old Fort Benton, Montana Fort Alamo, San Antonio, Texas Coat of Arms of Texas Coat of Arms of Iowa Coat of Arms of Florida James K. Polk Portland, Oregon, in 1875, from east side of Willamette Street in Olympia, Washington Territory Battle of Palo Alto Death of Major Ringgold St. Joseph, Missouri Defeat of the Mexican Right Wing at Buena Vista General Taylor thanking Captain Bragg at Buena Vista Fremont Point Arena Lighthouse, Coast of California Southwest from Santa Fe East Side of Plaza, Santa Fe Doniphan making a Treaty with the Navajos "The Journey of Death, " Crossed by Doniphan's Command Sacramento, California, in 1875 General Winfield Scott Battle of Cerro Gordo American Army entering Puebla Storming of Chapultepec Capture of the Belen Gate Hydraulic Mining The Emigrants' Camp on the Plains en route to California Coat of Arms of Wisconsin Zachary Taylor Shoshonee Falls, Idaho Birdseye View of San Francisco Millard Fillmore Coat of Arms of California Brigham Young Franklin Pierce First Hotel in Lawrence The People of Lawrence determined to resist James Buchanan Mormon Tabernacle: Endowment House in the Distance Salt Lake City (from the north) Brigham Young's Residences, Salt Lake City Coat of Arms of Minnesota Coat of Arms of Oregon Coat of Arms of Kansas Capitol at Montgomery, Alabama, Place of Meeting of the first Confederate Congress Jefferson Davis Alexander H. Stephens Abraham Lincoln Arrival of President Lincoln at the Capitol State House, Springfield, Illinois Fort Sumter Harper's Ferry Coat of Arms of West Virginia State House, Columbus, Ohio General P.
Louis General Sterling Price Major-General F. Lyon State House, Indianapolis, Indiana Lieutenant-General Polk.Mason John Slidell Admiral Foote Nashville, Tennessee General Albert S. Buell Memphis, Tennessee Major-General H. Bragg Cincinnati, in 1875 Landing at Louisville, Kentucky Major-General W. Rosecrans Little Rock, Arkansas Admiral Farragut View in St Charles Street, New Orleans Major-General B. Banks Brigadier-General James Shield Richmond, Virginia Major General E.
Lee Major-General Phil Kearney Major-General John A. Burnside Major-General Joseph Hooker Major-General J. Meade Battle of Gettysburg Major-General J. Reynolds Vicksbtirg, Mississippi Major-General J.
Logan Jackson, Mississippi Capture of Lookout Mountain Lieutenant-General J. Longstreet Admiral Dupont Galveston, Texas Brigadier-General Q. Canby Battle of Spottsylvania Court-house Major-General W.Hancock Major-General Breckenridge Major-General Hunter Major-General Lew Wallace Major-General Phil Sheridan General W. Johnston Major-General M'Pherson General John B. Thomas Savannah, Georgia Major-General Howard Admiral Porter The Landing at Mobile, Alabama Admiral Winslow Brigadier-General A. Terry Brigadier-General Schofield Lieutenant General W.
Wright Major-General Warren Lieutenant General A. Ord Surrender of General Lee Monument to Abraham Lincoln in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia Hon.
Kirby Smith Interview between Generals Sherman and Johnston Judah P. Benjamin Andrew Johnson City Hall, Portland, Maine Chestnut Street Bridge over the Schuylkill, Philadelphia The Patent Office, Washington City Lake Street, Chicago Major-General George W. Grant President Grant leaving the White House to be inaugurated Cheyennes reconnoitering the first Train on the Pacific Railroad The Bureau of Agriculture, Washington, D.
Coat of Arms of Colorado Scene on the Hudson River in 1875 St. Paul, Minnesota View on the Colorado River. Scenes of the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia: Birdseye View of the Centennial Buildings, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia Centennial Medal, Obverse Centennial Medal, Reverse Agricultural Building, International Exhibition Horticultural Hall, International Exhibition Machinery Hall, International Exhibition Transcontinental Hotel The Globe Hotel Grand Exposition Hotel Total Abstinence Centennial Fountain United States Hotel Girard Avenue Bridge View of the Schuylkill from Laurel Hill Connecticut State Building Ohio State Building Book Trade Exhibit Massachusetts State Bldg New York State Bldg Studio of the National Photographic Company Arkansas State Bldg Interior of the Main Bldg Eastern entrance to the Swedish Court Entrance to the Spanish Court Entrance to the Egyptian Court Entrance to the Brazilian Court Spanish Building Carriage Bldg Interior of a parlor car exhibited in the Carriage Bldg Machinery Hall, International Exhibition Interior of Agricultural Hall Wisconsin State Bldg Horticultural Hall Stairway in Horticultural Hall Forcing House, Horticultural Hall Eagle used in ornamentation of Memorial Hall Italian Statuary in annex to Art Gallery Photographic Art Gallery US Government Bldg Main entrance to Exhibition Grounds Grangers Centennial Encampment Post Hospital of the US Army Maryland State Bldg Cooks World Ticket Offices, Centennial Grounds Delaware State Bldg Pennsylvania State Bldg Colorado and Kansas State Bldg The British Buildings The German Restaurant Building of the German Empire Swedish School House Doherty's description The Japanese Dwelling Restaurant of the Trois Freres Provencaux Grand American Restaurant Judges Hall, International Exhibition The Southern Restaurant Building of the Department of Public Comfort The Singer Sewing Machine Bldg The American Newspaper Bldg Building of the Campbell Press Company. NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF SOME OF THESE RARE HISTORIC IMAGES! REMEMBER FOLKS, THIS IS AN 1877 ORIGINAL.
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