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gh School I finished my fitting for college, to which I went very unwillingly. Just before I was to enter, my mother asked the Hon. Caleb Cushing, then a member of Congress from Massachusetts, to give me an appointment at West Point, a thing of which I was very desirous. He had known my mother, and knew that she was a soldier's widow, and he expressed a willingness to appoint me at the next vacancy. But that vacancy would be a little time thence. My mother then made application to the Hon. Isaac Hill, of New Hampshire, who was supposed to be all-powerful in such matters with Jackson's administration. He replied that he would see to it that such appointment was given to the son of a soldier who was his own early friend. But here a difficulty arose. My much loved mother was a very devout Christian, believing in the doctrine of Calvin, and viewing unbelief as the unpardonable sin. I had been very religiously brought up. I had been taught in the Sunday school, and by her, until I w
interview with, 195; correspondence with, 208, 211. Hildreth, Dr., Israel, father-in-law of Benj. F. Butler, 78. Hill, Col. D. H., commanding Confederate forces at Big Bethel, 267; reference to, 646; as General, reference to, 691. Hill, Hon., Isaac, of New Hampshire, 57. Hinks, Gen. E. W., march from Baltimore to Washington, 200, 202; embarks at Fortress Monroe, 640; seizes City Point, 640; occupies Spring Hill, 642; ordered to move against Petersburg, 645; order countermanded, 648treacherous conduct of, 391. Speech, Butler's, at Lowell in ten-hour law election contest, 100, 105. speed, Attorney-General of the United States, 1007. Spottsylvania Court-House, Grant's march to, 647; reference to battle, 710. spring Hill, occupied by Hinks, 642. Stackpole, Maj. J. L., on Butler's staff, 897. Stafford, Col. S. H., on Butler's staff, 896. Stanbury, Attorney-General, counsel for President Johnson, 929-930. Stansbury, on Milligan vs. United States case, 10