emed every moment to be on the point of becoming a star, but never did.
He enlisted as a private soldier and died in hospital, where he had been detailed as nurse.
The other had been educated at West Point, and had served in the Florida Indian wars; he was strikingly handsome and mercilessly opinionated; he commanded the first regiment of heavy artillery raised in Massachusetts, did much for the defense of Washington in the early days of the Civil War, and resigned his commission when Governor Andrew refused to see justice done — as he thought-to one of his subordinates.
His name was William Batcheldor Greene.
But all these companionships were wholly secondary to one which was for me most memorable, and brought joy for a few years and sorrow for many.
Going through the doors of Divinity Hall I met one day a young man so handsome in his dark beauty that he seemed like a picturesque Oriental; slender, keen-eyed, raven-haired, he arrested the eye and the heart like some fascinati
ers and privates also, during these troublous times, have been preserved.
Joseph Hastings was wounded and lost an eye in 1690.
In the same year, among those who were engaged in the unfortunate expedition against Canada are found the names of John Andrew, William Blanchard, Nathaniel Bowman, Matthew Bridge, Daniel Champney, James Cutler, Edward Green, Stephen Hastings, Joseph Hicks, John Manning, John Peirce, Joseph Smith, Nathaniel Sparhawk, John Squire, Thomas Stacy, John Stedman.
In 1707, 44 to 1748.
A paper is on file in the office of the City Clerk, endorsed, Men enlisted in Cambridge against Canada, 1745 and 1746, containing the following names: Capt. [William] Phips, Lieut. [Spencer] Phips, Lieut. Moore, Sergeant Gee, Sam uel Andrew, William Barrett, Jr., John Batherick, W. Brown, Nathaniel Chad ick, Downing Champney, Solomon Champney, John Clark, Abraham Colfrey, Benjamin Crackbone, Robert Crowell, Cutter's Man,——Fillebrown, Simon Goddinz, Nathaniel Hancock, Andrew Hill, An