hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 11 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 15 results in 4 document sections:

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1857. (search)
ight only as he would most wish to be known, as a true patriot and soldier, ready, as he had more than once declared, to give his life for his country. James Amory Perkins. First Lieutenant 24th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), September 2, 1861; killed at Morris Island, S. C., August 26, 1863. James Amory Perkins was born in DJames Amory Perkins was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, on the 9th of July, 1836. His father was William Perkins, a merchant in Boston. His mother was Catherine Callender, daughter of John Amory, Esq., of Dorchester. Both his parents survive him. His youth was passed in Boston. At school he is remembered as having been at first an exceedingly quiet boy, ny duty . . . . . And so his friends knew that they could lean on him as one to be always trusted. Rarely do we see a more robust character than that of James Amory Perkins. Able, untiring, conscientious, he conquered every difficulty in his path, and thoroughly discharged every duty he had to perform. His military service wa
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
, a distance of about five miles. Here the ambulance was attacked by Mosby's guerillas. Henry was sitting on the front seat with the driver; Captain Mali and Captain Perkins of his regiment were inside, being very severely wounded. The order was given by the guerillas to get out and unhitch the horses. Before those who were able ground, and there he lay during the night. The horrors of that night let its own darkness cover. Captain Mali says, I never felt so bad in my life before; both Perkins and myself being unable to move, and he lying dying four or five feet from us. Sergeant Dunn of the Massachusetts Fifty-sixth found him in the morning insensibley. He participated in the affair of August 26, 1863, when the enemy's rifle-pits in front of Wagner were carried by a wellexecuted assault, in which Lieutenant James A. Perkins was killed. The brigade to which Rea belonged was assigned to the assault of the fort some time later, and first made the discovery that the enemy had
try, Aug. 27, 1862. First Lieutenant, Mar. 13, 1864. Resigned, June 10, 1864. Perkins, Ezra. Second Lieutenant, 60th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., July 19, 1864. Mustered out, Nov. 30, 1864. Perkins, George F. Second Lieutenant, 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery, June 10, 1862. First Lieutenant, Mar. 11, 1863. Discharged (disability), Oct. 24, 1864. Perkins, George W. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 9th Mass. Infantry, June 11, 1861. Resigned, Aug. 4, 1861. Perkins, James Amory. First Lieutenant, 24th Mass. Infantry, Sept. 2, 1861. Killed at Morris Island, S. C., Aug. 26, 1863. Perkins, Lucien L. Captain, 3d Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 23, 1861. Mustered out, July 22, 1861. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 3d Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Oct. 15, 1862. Mustered out, June 26, 1863. Perkins, Solon A. See Mass. Field Officers. Perkins, Stephen George. Second Lieutenant, 2d Mass. Infantry, July 8, 1861. F
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
Pendelberry, Robert, 114 Pennell, William L., 114 Penniman, Bethuel, 332 Penniman, J. B., 476 Pennington, C. C., 114 Pennington, C. W., 114 Pent, Samuel, 476 Perchard, C. H., 114 Percival, Gustavus, 114 Percy, W. N., 332 Perkins, B. W., 437 Perkins, C. A. S, 332 Perkins, C. E., 332 Perkins, C. H., 332 Perkins, C. T., 332 Perkins, Ezra, 332 Perkins, F. B., 395 Perkins, F. W., 437, 476 Perkins, G. F., 332 Perkins, G. S., 114 Perkins, G. T., 387 Perkins, G. W., 332 Perkins, J. A., 332 Perkins, L. L., 332 Perkins, O. N., 476 Perkins, Rollin, 437, 493 Perkins, S. A., 224, 832, 548 Perkins, S. G., 332 Perkins, W. E., 2d Mass. Inf., 332 Perkins, W. E., 697 Perkins, W. F., 332 Perkins, William, 332 Perley, C. S., 114 Perley, G. A., 332 Perley, J. L., 1st Co. S. S., 332 Perley, J. L., 4th Mass. Cav., 332 Perry, A. H., 114 Perry, B. G., 116 Perry, C. H., 116 Perry, David, 332 Perry, E. S., 476 Perry, G. A., 332 Perry, G. B., 332 Perry, J. F., 116