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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1861. (search)
, Gholsonville. His third son, Thomas Gholson, Jr., my immediate ancestor, was born in 1780, married Miss Ann Yates, was a member of Congress from 1807 until his death, July 4, 1816, leaving three children, of whom my father was the eldest. Daniel Wright, my great-grandfather, on the mother's side, lived in Virginia. His son, Daniel Wright, my grandfather, moved to Mississippi, and married Miss Martha Patrick, a celebrated beauty and most estimable lady. He was Judge of the Supreme Court oDaniel Wright, my grandfather, moved to Mississippi, and married Miss Martha Patrick, a celebrated beauty and most estimable lady. He was Judge of the Supreme Court of Mississippi. He left but one child, Miss Elvira Wright, who married my father in 1839. One of my ancestors, William Yates, was President of William and Mary's College. His son, William Yates, Jr., was a colonel of the Revolution. These genealogical details have a peculiar interest in the case of one who was to take up arms against his own blood, as it were, and to fall in the second American revolution. Gholson's schooling began in 1850, and was confined to private institutions. He
Mustered out, Sept. 18, 1865. Wright, Andrew C. Second Lieutenant, 6th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 22, 1861. Mustered out, Aug. 2, 1861. Captain, 6th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Aug. 31, 1862. Resigned, Nov. 25, 1862. Wright, Andrew R. Captain, 3d Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Sept. 23, 1862. Mustered out, June 26, 1863. Wright, Benjamin F. Captain, 11th Mass. Infantry, June 13, 1861. Resigned, Nov. 28, 1861. Wright, Daniel. Second Lieutenant, 36th Mass. Infantry, Sept. 1, 1863. First Lieutenant, Apr. 23, 1864. Mustered out, June 8, 1865. Wright, Frederick C. Second Lieutenant, 27th Mass. Infantry, Oct. 16, 1861. First Lieutenant, Oct. 30, 1862. Died, June 27, 1864, of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Va. Wright, Joseph W. B. Quartermaster Sergeant, 1st Battery Mass. Light Artillery, Aug. 28, 1861. First Lieutenant, 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery, Dec. 22, 1863. Captain, 14th Battery Mass. Light
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
497, 569 Woodward, G. M., 375 Woodward, Lyman, 375 Woodward, P. G., 375 Woodward, S. E., 455, 567 Woodworth, C. L., 395 Woodworth, J. C., 375 Woolsey, C. W., 483, 567 Worcester, David, 483 Worcester, G. F., 375, 568 Worcester, G. S., 233 Worcester, J. E., 585 Worcester, L. R., 375 Worcester, Thomas, 585 Worcester, W. E. C., 234 Work, J. W., 576 Worth, Jethro, 158 Worthley, J. C., 375 Wright, A. C., 375 Wright, A. J., Jr., 158 Wright, A. R., 375 Wright, B. F., 375 Wright, Daniel, 375 Wright, Edward, 455, 483, 568 Wright, Emory, 158 Wright, F. C., 375 Wright, G. M., 455 Wright, H. C., 158 Wright, J. H., 158 Wright, J. W. B., 375 Wright, Jesse, 158 Wright, L. P., 234 Wright, M. B., 483 Wright, T. S., 35th Mass. Inf., 375 Wright, T. S., 14th U. S. Inf., 455 Wrightington, C. D., 160 Wulff, Erick, 275 Wyatt, R. T., 160 Wyer, E. F., 375 Wyles, W. S., 571 Wyman, A. C., 375 Wyman, Harvey, 585 Wyman, Henry, 160 Wyman, J. C., 375 Wyman, J. H., 375 W
Throwing Stones, &c. --Peter Graham, a negro, was before the Recorder yesterday, for assaulting Lucy Wright, and breaking the windows of Daniel Wright, her father. Two-thirds of the case was Wright, and it was Peter Graham's fault he was not so likewise. People are punished for faults. The Recorder said Peter should be no exception to the rule. Throwing Stones, &c. --Peter Graham, a negro, was before the Recorder yesterday, for assaulting Lucy Wright, and breaking the windows of Daniel Wright, her father. Two-thirds of the case was Wright, and it was Peter Graham's fault he was not so likewise. People are punished for faults. The Recorder said Peter should be no exception to the rule.