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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1848. (search)
his two sons for Christ; and very calmly passed away about four o'clock on the morning of the 4th of June. Lucius Manlius Sargent. Surgeon 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), May 28, 1861; Captain 1st Mass. Cavalry, October 31, 186; Major, January 2, 1864; Lieutenant-Colonel, September 30, 1864; killed near Bellfield, Va., December 9, 1864. Lucius Manlius Sargent, Jr., was born in Boston, September 15, 1826,—the son of Lucius Manlius and Sarah (Dunn) Sargent. He gave early evidence of mucmporary discontinuance of intoxicating drinks—a self-control hardly to have been expected from one of his general temperament, and one whose brilliant social powers exposed him to peculiar trials. He was promoted as Major of his regiment, January 2, 1864; and became its Lieutenant-Colonel, September 30, 1864,—a little more than two months before his death. The precise circumstances of his death have been variously stated; and the following account, derived from officers of the regiment, v<