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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
rne himself as bravely in defence of his country as those noble companions of his who fell in the field; and would probably have found with them a soldier's grave. Henry Lyman Patten. Second Lieutenant 20th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), November 25, 1861; first Lieutenant, October 1, 1862; Captain, May 1, 1863; Major, June 20, 1864; died at Philadelphia, Pa., September 10, 1864, of a wound received at deep Bottom, Va., August 17. Henry Lyman Patten, of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteission every night for the last two weeks. . . . . We are afraid of dull inactivity this winter. But, pshaw! I can't write anything till I am settled. I am feverishly impatient. His commission as Second Lieutenant of Company E bore date November 25, 1861. That winter he passed with the Twentieth, of Lander's brigade, in Camp Benton, at Poolesville, Maryland, diligently studying,—his eyes and ears wide open to his new duties, and his heart inspired with ever-increasing loyalty and devotion.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1862. (search)
ates by his studiousness, talents, and ability as a scholar, and their admiration by his courage, his manliness, and fearless devotion to duty as a soldier and a patriot. Henry Ropes. Second Lieutenant 20th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), November 25, 1861; first Lieutenant, October 2, 1862; killed at Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863. Henry Ropes, the youngest son of William and Mary Anne (Codman) Ropes, was born in London, May 16, 1839. His parents at that time and for the three years folloeached the North, in October, 1861, he again determined to enter the service, and now obtaining the approval of his parents, he accepted the offer, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteers on the 25th of November, 1861. On the 1st of the following January, 1862, he joined his regiment at Camp Benton, near Poolesville, Maryland, and with characteristic energy entered at once upon the duties of his new career. The winter at Camp Benton was spent in purs