rd with all speed possible the time of departure for the seat of active war, he yet found time for the gentler arts of peace and the subtle claims of love, and on March 1, 1863, he married Nancy Isabel, daughter of John Bass and Nancy B. (Thayer) Arnold of Braintree, who had been one of his pupils in the high school at Braintree.
The Fifteenth Battery was soon ordered south, and with them he sailed from Boston for New Orleans, March 9, on the ship Zouave, arriving April 9.
On the third of Jus, and also special correspondent for Nantucket during the summer months.
Although he always wrote over his own name on scientific subjects, he frequently used a non de plume for his poems, essays and stories; among those used being F. Gerry, F. M. Arnold, and Viator. Articles from his pen are found in the Congregationalist, Gospel Banner, Our Continent, Good Times, Ladies' Repository, Bay State Monthly, besides several of the daily papers.
Of especial interest are his articles in the Bay St