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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1861. (search)
panies of Wisconsin troops,—one the company of Captain Lynn, the other a company at Darlington. He sought for himself an opportunity to serve his country in the field, and was promised by Governor Randall the position of Major in one of the Wisconsin regiments; but for reasons not stated, the Governor failed to fulfil his promise. But his patriotism did not grow cold under this disappointment, and early in the spring of 1862 he received and accepted an appointment upon the staff of General C. S. Hamilton, with the rank of captain. He served first under General McClellan in the Peninsular campaign against Richmond, afterwards at Harper's Ferry, and still later near Corinth, Mississippi. A short time before his death he applied for a ten days furlough, in order that he might be present at the celebration of his parents' silver wedding, July 27, 1862. But before he received the furlough, he was attacked with typhoid fever, and was carried home only to die. A touching circumstance c
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1863. (search)
ment left camp October 22d, for Newbern, North Carolina, arriving on Sunday, A. M., October 26th. I was with the regiment in every march, bivouac, and skirmish. The regiment had been in North Carolina but four days before General Foster began what is called the Tarborough march. We went to Washington, North Carolina, on the steamer George S. Collins. From Washington we marched towards Tarborough. I was in the skirmish at Roll's Mills, November 2d. We entered Williamston, November 3d; Hamilton, November 4th. We pushed on towards Tarborough by rapid marches, hoping to surprise the enemy; but on the morning of November 6th, General Foster, hearing that the enemy were in force at Tarborough, decided to retreat. His men were very much exhausted, his provisions almost gone, his force inadequate. He prudently withdrew to Plymouth, North Carolina. We left this place for Newbern on transports, November 11th. For a month we were in camp on the banks of the Neuse River. December
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
owski, Adam, Count, I. 12. Guthrie, James, Hon., I. 153. H. Hack, C. A., I. 346. Hack, Daniel, Memoir, I. 346-348. Hack, Sarah, I. 346. Hale, E. E., Rev., I. 42. Hale, Major (Rebel service), I. 443. Hall, Colonel, I. 426; II. 454. Hall, E. H., Rev., I. 234. Hall, Elizabeth, II. 124. Hall, H. W., Adjutant, Memoir, II. 124-132. Also, II. 116, 117;. Hall, N., II. 124. Hall, N. J., II. 309, 312;. Hallowell, Col., I. 65; II. 189, 210;, 214, 251, 365. Hamilton; C. S., Brig.-Gen., II. 227. Hamlin, H. (Vice-President U. S.), I. 7, 76;. Hancock, John, II. 49. Hancock, W. S., Maj.-Gen., I. 16, 17;, 91,344, 429, 430; II. 101, 428;, 454. Hand, D. W., Dr., I. 123. Hardee, W. J., Maj.-Gen. (Rebel service), II. 271. Harding, Chester, Jr., I. 158. Hardy, A., II. 159, 160;. Harney, W. S., Brig.-Gen., I. 158,159. Harrington, H. F., Rev., I. 42; II. 236. Harrison, W. H. (President U. S.), I. 21. Harris, Henrietta, I. 45. Ha