uried all the dead in the fort in reconstructing.
This surmise was afterwards ascertained to be correct through a flag of truce.
Thus died at the early age of twenty-two, after serving his country from the very outbreak of the war, in almost all parts of the field, and faithfully sharing the fortunes of four different regiments, the brave, generous, and ardent John Hodges.
Arthur Cortlandt Parker
First Sergeant 33d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), July 21, 1862; Second Lieutenant, March 3, 1863; killed by guerillas near Bristow Station, Va., August 24, 1863.
at the end of the undergraduate course at Harvard University each student is requested to write an autobiography, which is preserved as part of the Class records; and perhaps this memoir cannot be better prefaced than by a part of the brief paper which Lieutenant Parker then contributed.
I was born in Boston, October 21, 1840.
My father, William Parker, is the Superintendent of the Panama Railroad,—formerly Superin
I remember how clean and well-dressed they looked on the day of the action, and how calmly and intelligently they behaved.
Henry French Brown.
Private 2d New Hampshire Vols. (Infantry), September 5, 1862; died at Boston, March 3, 1863, of disease contracted in the service.
Henry French Brown was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, in March, 1840.
Nothing is known of his parentage or childhood, but on the 5th of January, 1850, at the age of ten years, he was admitted into thce September 5, 1862.
He is said to have been taken ill at Washington and to have died of fever at the house of a brother in South Boston.
It is certain that his death occurred from disease, somewhere within the limits of the city, on the 3d of March, 1863.
William Dwight Crane.
Private 44th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 11, 1862; first Lieutenant 55th Mass. Vols., June 7, 1863; Captain, June 19, 1863; killed at Honey Hill, S. C., November 30, 1864.
William Dwight Crane was born