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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 106 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 28 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 17 3 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 2: birth, childhood, and youth (search)
Longfellow and his young wife lived for a time in a brick house built by General Wadsworth in Portland, and still known as the Longfellow house; but it was during a temporary residence of the family at the house of Samuel Stephenson, whose wife was a sister of Stephen Longfellow, that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born. He was the second son, and was named for an uncle, Henry Wadsworth, a young naval lieutenant, who was killed in 1804 by the explosion of a fire-ship, before the walls of Tripoli. The Portland of 1807 was, according to Dr. Dwight,—who served as a sort of travelling inspector of the New England towns of that period,—beautiful and brilliant; but the blight of the Embargo soon fell upon it. The town needed maritime defences in the war of 1812, and a sea-fight took place off the coast, the British brig Boxer being captured during the contest by the Enterprise, and brought into Portland harbor in 1813. All this is beautifully chronicled in the poem My Lost Youth: — I <
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Appendix I: Genealogy (search)
ege, of which he was a Trustee for nineteen years. In 1834 he was elected President of the Maine Historical Society. He died in 1849, highly respected for his integrity, public spirit, hospitality, and generosity. In 1804 he had married Zilpah, daughter of General Peleg Wadsworth, of Portland. Of their eight children, Henry Wadsworth was the second. He was named for his mother's brother, a gallant young lieutenant in the Navy, who on the night of September 4, 1804, gave his life before Tripoli in the war with Algiers. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on the 27th February, 1807; graduated at Bowdoin College in 1825; in 1829 was appointed Professor of Modern Languages in the same college; was married in 1831 to Mary Storer Potter (daughter of Barrett Potter of Portland), who died in 1835; in 1836 was appointed Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres in Harvard College, which office he held till 1854. He was again married in July, 1843, to Frances Elizabeth Appleton, d
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
er, 109, 111; Longfellow's letters to, 129, 130,148, 169-171. Thierry, Amedee S. D., 193. Thomson, James, 8. Thoreau, Henry D., 133, 271, 285; his definition of poetry, 277. Thorp, John G., 215. Ticknor, Prof., George, 57, 71, 75, 85, 86, 112, 153; Longfellow dines with, 45, 46; resigns from Harvard College, 84; attracted by Longfellow's translations, 87; elective system tried by, 178. Token, the, 72-74. Tolstoi, Count, 197. Tours, 48. Treadwell, Prof., Daniel, 214. Tripoli, 14. Trumbull, John, 23. Turgenieff, Ivan S., resembled Longfellow in looks, 282. Tyrol, the, 113. Uhland, Johann L., 161, 219; his Das Gluck von Edenhall, mentioned, 149. United States, 116, 240, 250, 251, 255; Sumner elected to Senate of, 186. University Hall, Cambridge, 176. Upsala, University of, 97. Van Winkle, C. S., 69. Vassall, Col., John, 116. Venice, 223, 286. Vere, Aubrey de, 141. Vere, Schele de, 204. Vevey, 241. Victoria, Queen, 118, 221. Virg