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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
red. I feel as if I had reached a halting-place in my life, as if it would close now with a roundness and completeness, not of achievement, but of being. Henry Jackson how Major 19th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 3, 1861; killed at Glendale, Va., June 30, 1862. Henry Jackson how was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Henry Jackson how was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, October 22, 1835. His parents were Phineas and Tryphena (Wheeler) How. He was fitted for college at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, where he maintained an honorable standing. His former instructor writes that, in a large class, he ranked among the very first in scholarship, having one of the highest parts assigned him asted his battle sword as a legacy to the town of Haverhill, to be suspended over the speaker's desk in the Town Hall, and to be labelled The battle sword of Major Henry Jackson How, who fell in front of Richmond while gloriously defending the Constitution and flag of his country. With the following clear analysis of his characte