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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1854. (search)
will never get rid of it;—a discontent commonly censured by acting men, but in Lowell the mark of a great spirit, because it was founded on high and thoroughly consis profession had now fully opened to his mind as a career. But it was not in Lowell's nature to remain conquered by disappointment, still less to give any outward too much as means for a great end. During the following autumn and winter, Lowell's regiment was occupied in drilling and preparing for the field. He gave himsecommand, in the Peninsular campaign of the ensuing season. During the whole of Lowell's career as a soldier, with the self-contained dignity of character for which hn the valley, the cavalry protecting his rear; and for two weeks from this date Lowell's brigade was fighting every day. On the 21st, the army was again encamped near These are only shining points in a campaign which gave every day new proofs of Lowell's quality. He was perfectly brave, says one who saw him constantly in the vall
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
d father of the founder of the Lowell Institute of Boston; and on the mother's side from Patrick Tracy Jackson, cofounder with Francis Cabot Lowell of the city of Lowell, and brother of Charles Jackson, Judge of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. His lineage is referred to for no trivial purpose. Both branches of his family hav-fraught soul, and in his thought Beheld himself a pilgrim weak and poor. A minuter analysis than it is possible to go into here would show a rare symmetry in Lowell's character, the result of a religious discipline acting upon a pure and generous nature. His whole life, says one who knew it all, was luminous with love. Even rest, he began to feel the effects of his wound. During the battle he had refused, with characteristic endurance, to yield to it, and had led his company, after Lowell's fall and after his own hurt, till the fighting was done, and they took him away. Colonel Palfrey, his commanding officer, vividly recalling Patten's conspicuou
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
seemed to us a finished one and grieve for him we never could. We grieve and have grieved for ourselves. Francis Custis Hopkinson Private 44th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), September 12, 1862; died at Newbern, N. C., February 13, 1863, of disease contracted in the service. Francis Custis, the oldest son of Thomas and Corinna (Prentiss) Hopkinson, was born at Keene, New Hampshire, June 11, 1838. His father was Judge of the Massachusetts Court of Common Pleas, and resided in Lowell, Massachusetts, and there Frank passed his childhood. A playmate of his at that time says:— We used always to look up to Frank as being of a different make from the rest of us. As children, we all freely acknowledged his intellectual superiority. His tastes were more mature than ours, and his habits certainly more scholarly. While we were just beginning to appreciate Sandford and Merton, and Barring Out, he was deep in the Iliad and Odyssey, and used to talk to us of men and women with str
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1860. (search)
Josiah Gardner and Caroline (Livermore) Abbott, was born at Lowell, Massachusetts, on the 29th of September, 1840, and was the eighth in descract of a letter from Mr. Brown:— Edward entered my office in Lowell as a student at law in the month of August, 1860. He was then abouere only a short time, again seeking the shelter of the woods. The Lowell company fell back to the regiment. The hardest fight seems to have placid expression. At the request of many citizens and friends in Lowell, his parents, who before the breaking out of the war had removed toor Mount Auburn as the place of his interment, and it took place at Lowell. The same hand that sprinkled the waters of baptism upon his infances, and bearing also the names of the soldiers of his company from Lowell who fell with him, marks his last resting-place. By his side lies Josiah G. and Caroline (Livermore) Abbott, and was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on the 21st of January, 1842. He entered Harvard College
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1864. (search)
claim it in his own good time. Anson Grandcelo Thurston. Private 6th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 31, 1862; died at Franklin, Va, May 17, 1863, of wounds received at Carrsville, May 15. Anson Grandcelo Thurston was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 5, 1841. He was the son of Joel Miller Thurston and of Sophia, daughter of Mr. Richard Bean, of Brentwood, New Hampshire. After the birth of this son the family removed from Lowell to Belfast, Maine, the father's birthplace, theLowell to Belfast, Maine, the father's birthplace, then to Pelham, New Hampshire, and finally returned to Lowell. At the High School in that city Anson was fitted for college, sustaining in that school an excellent reputation. He entered Harvard College as a Freshman in 1860. On joining the Class he was a stranger to almost all his associates, but soon became a great favorite with all. He was soon recognized as one of the wits of the Class, and as such was deputed to act as chairman of the committee on mock parts. His personal appearance was