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Victor Vifquain.

United States. Congress. House

Victor Vifquain.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medals,
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDecoration from China for Victor Vifquain
    SeriesH.rp.2118
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16047935M

    By the law, the county seat can not be removed but once in five years' time, and the dissatisfied element looked ahead to the limit when a removal was possible, and continued feeding their animosities during this period. The Frenchmen then worked on getting back to Washington to join the Union Army. She had been once tried, but the jury disagreed and she was again remanded to jail to await a second trial, which she was destined never to receive, since she paid the penalty of her alleged act, in the cremating conflagration. Vifquain refers to himself and his friends as the characters in the book The Three Musketeers to hide their identities in the kidnapping plot. Thus, the man vindicated the accusation. The unfortunate victim survived but a few minutes, and died within a few rods from the spot where he received the mortal wound.

    The following statements are taken from the twelfth annual report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, showing the remarkable progress and attainments made by the schools of Saline County up to the year An election for the locating of the county seat was held on the 11th day of May, The matter was taken into the courts, but the guilty parties were glad to settle the matter without trial, and paid a large sum as damages, greatly to the impairment of their now somewhat meagre fortunes. This he refused to do, protesting that he had nothing to do in the matter, and therefore had nothing to confess.

    Victor Vifquain was elected delegate, from Saline County, to the Constitutional Convention, inand the county representation at the convention inwas J. Gilbert and N. The Doane College, in which there is a special normal department, is also a convenience for the training of teachers possessed by few counties in the State. It will thus be seen that Saline County possesses ample railroad facilities for the exportation of her numerous products of grain, live stock and manufactured articles, for the convenient and profitable sale of which she is in direct connection with the leading markets of the United States. The plot to ride into Richmond and capture Jefferson Davis was concocted by three brash adventurers, who, using pseudonyms from The Three Musketeers, were soon involved in escapades worthy of Dumas's trio. Archived for nearly a century, the chronicle of this previously unknown and daring plot has been brought to light by historians Jeffrey H.


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The standard of efficiency among teachers is also largely improved. The following table, showing the number and value of live stock, is compiled from the assessor's reports for the different years.

Men in public life found their mail heavy with threats and warnings, and General Scott's ears were soon ringing with stories of conspiracy. About the Author: Victor Vifquain — was born in Belgium. He successfully captured a train believed to be carrying Davis near Selma, Alabama.

He served as a regmental commander following the resignation of Colonel William Jennings Bryan. Vifquain ultimately achieved a rank of brevet brigadier general by the time he was mustered out of service in October One day he was going out to do some work upon his farm, taking with him a dinner that his wife had prepared.

By attending upon the following may be seen the growth and attainments of the county in an agricultural point of view, and the proportionate increase in acreage of cultivation, in the last few years.

With this, the matter was dropped. He would later serve as the leader of multiple diplomatic posts in Panama. If you had submitted a suggestion for additional information or a new author, we ask you please re-submit it.

It seems the two families had become involved in a dispute over a claim. Washington was in a turmoil. His regiment remained in Cuba at the end of the war to aid in the occupation of the island. Schilling, president; M. Suspicions began to rest upon this individual as being in complicity with the thieves.

Hitherto, the county had not secured substantial buildings for its own use. Large quarries of this sort have been opened near the center of the county and are in successful operation, from which there are made heavy shipments of building stone.

CAPTAIN: In accordance with the instructions of General Andrews, the following is my report of the progress of the work in the trenches in front of the Second Brigade: The third parallel was extended left and right, so as to cover the whole front of the brigade, with the exception of some twenty yards on the extreme right.

It will thus be seen that Saline County possesses ample railroad facilities for the exportation of her numerous products of grain, live stock and manufactured articles, for the convenient and profitable sale of which she is in direct connection with the leading markets of the United States.

Surviving a barrage of Confederate gun fire without serious injury, Vifquain ordered a general charge of the fort by his unit.

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A commonplace politician of nearly seventy, he was conscientious, evasive and irresolute. Some ninety yards of the parallel on the right have not been quite finished yet, but a detail of the Sixty-ninth Indiana and of the Seventy-sixth Illinois are giving in now its full width.Victor Vifquain's memoir is an engaging, firsthand account of a bold attempt to kidnap the president of the Confederate States of America.

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