Statistics for occurrence #1 of “James Humphreys” in chapter 23 of John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer:
...hreys, Eighty-eighth Indiana, whom I supposed to be a full-blooded Hoosier, tells me he is a Scotchman, and was born in Ayrshire, in the same house in which Robert Burns had birth.
His grandfather, James Humphreys , was the neighbor and companion of the poet.
It was of him he wrote this epitaph, at an ale-house, in the way of pleasantry:
Below these stanes lie Jamie's banes.
O! Death, in my opinion, ...
||0 user votes
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.