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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
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, 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 highesus Rea. First Lieutenant 24th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), September 2, 1861; killed at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864. Mason Archelaus Rea was the eldest son of William Archelaus Rea,—a merchant of Boston,— and Mary Frances, daughter of Moses Wheeler of Boston. He was born in Boston, October 23, 1837, and was prepared for Harvard by Mr. Tower, Principal of the Park School. He entered college with the Class of 1859, and soon gained the good — will of those with whom he was brought in con<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1862. (search)
Savannah, Georgia, January, 1865. my dear brother,—I am happy to acknowledge the receipt of your welcome letter. My letter, dated Argyle Island, left off with a general account of our march through the State of Georgia. I had scarcely finished my letter when our brigade was ordered across the river to the sacred soil of South Carolina, and there remained for two days, threatening the only road left open to the Rebel forces under General Hardee, and skirmishing pretty sharply with Wheeler's cavalry. On the second day we heard of the evacuation of the city of Savannah. We were, however, pretty well assured of the fact before news came to brigade Headquarters; for from our position we could see baggage, carriages, cavalry, and camp-followers passing along the Charleston and Savannah roads. On the next day we returned from the sacred soil, and encamped with the division half a mile from the city, where we have remained to the present date. The city of Savannah is a very plea
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
;. Wells, G. D., Colonel, II. 400, 401;, 402, 403. Wells, William, I. 59, 60;. Weston, Calvin, II. 199, Weston, Eliza A., II. 199. Weston, George, Lieut., Memior, II 199-206. Weyman, Isabella, 1. 193. Wharton, Miss, I. 3. Wheeler, Moses, II. 38. Wheeler, Gen. (Rebel service), II. 271. Wheelwright, Charles Henry, Surgeon, Memoir, I. 29-37. Wheelwright, H. B., I. 346. Wheelwright, Lot, I. 29. Wheelwright, Susannah Wilson, L 29. White, B. H., II. 56, 57;. Wheeler, Gen. (Rebel service), II. 271. Wheelwright, Charles Henry, Surgeon, Memoir, I. 29-37. Wheelwright, H. B., I. 346. Wheelwright, Lot, I. 29. Wheelwright, Susannah Wilson, L 29. White, B. H., II. 56, 57;. White, Caroline Story, I. 20. White, D. A., Hon., I. 358. White, Eliza Amelia, I. 150. White, J., Brig.-Gen., II. 139,141. White, Moses, Major, I. 150. White, Stephen, I. 20. White, William, I. 252. Whiting, W. H. C., Gen. (Rabel serrice, I. 213. Whittemore, Anna, I. 379. Whittemore, B. F., Rev., I. 69. Whittemore, George, I. 379. Whittemore, George, Jr., Memoir, I. 379, 388;. Whittemore, G. H., II. 389. Whitwell, Lucy C., II. 294. Willard, Captain,