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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1855. (search)
rt of the time, until 1861 he resided in Cambridge, where he was Librarian of the Law School, and worked on the law books of Professor Parsons. He made the Index to Parsons's Maritime Law, and had a very important share in preparing Parsons's Notes and Bills, rendering valuable service in the composition of that work. He was exhaustive in his research, and, perhaps, unsurpassed in the school for thorough work. On April 20, 1861, he enlisted as a private in the Charlestown City Guards, Captain Boyd, Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Militia, commanded by Colonel Samuel C. Lawrence, and the next morning left Boston for Washington. On May 8th he was commissioned Regimental Paymaster, with the rank of First Lieutenant, which office was abolished in the service after the return of the three months men. He entered Alexandria, Virginia, with the Fifth, at the time when Colonel Ellsworth was killed. After the battle of Bull Run, he carried Colonel Lawrence, who had been wounded, from the fiel
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1863. (search)
mber last, to cut the Charleston and Savannah Railroad, and offer another objective point to Sherman, then coming from Atlanta shoreward. The expedition landed at Boyd's Neck, on Broad River, and marched inland eight miles, encountering the enemy (about two thousand two hundred strong) . . . . at Honey Hill, on the Grahamsville R of staff, and we parted at Hilton Head; he with vigor and spirit forwarding the embarkation of the brigade, I on the way to join my company. After landing at Boyd's Neck, and while marching up to the miserable failure of November 30th, Captain Crane rode along, as we were halted by the roadside, listening to the first shots all force sent ashore to reconnoitre, but was refused, as his services were likely to be more needed when the entire command were landed. The troops landed at Boyd's Neck, and marched out on the morning of November 30, 1865, to the disastrous field of Honey Hill. Captain Crane rode at the head of the column, dressed, as I re
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
r, II. 415-424. Birney, J. G., II. 415, 424;. Birney, William, Brig.-Gen., II. 420, 424;. Blake, C. F., II. 105. Blenker, Louis, Maj.-Gen., I. 111. Blight, Atherton, I. 311. Bliss, Capt., I. 146. Boardman, Mr., I. 336. Bodisco, M. de. I. 356. Bond, G. W., II. 12. Bond, H. M., Lieut., Memoir, II. 12-20. Bond, Sophia, A. M., II. 12. Bond, William, II. 12, 13;,14, 15. Bowman, C. C., II. 263. Bowman, E. C., Actg. Asst. Paymaster, Memoir, II. 263-267. Boyd, J. T., Capt., I. 328. Boynton, E. M., II. 402. Boynton, Mary Anne, II. 363. Boynton, P., II. 363. Boynton, W. P., Capt., Memoir, II. 363-371. Bradbury, W. F., II. 234. Bradford, Gamaliel, I. 99. Bradford, T. G., I. 110, 350;, 358, 359; II. 133, 142;, 163. Bradford, W., Gov., I. 99. Bradlee, Josiah, I. 60. Bradlee, L. P., Col., II. 130. Bragg, B., Maj.-Gen., II. 240, 361;. Breckenridge, John, I. 90. Breckenridge, John C., I. 94. Breckenridge, Letitia