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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 345 345 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 22 22 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 13 13 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 11 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 10 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 9 9 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 9 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 8 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 8 8 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1854. (search)
d of a tenth part of the letters which I enjoy myself writing to you after I get to bed, you would, though an infinite shoeblack, be satisfied with our correspondence; but through the post-office,—why, the very thought of sitting down and patching together a letter is insufferable to me. Silence is golden and speech is silver ; but pens, ink, and paper are mere rags, galls, and goosequills. .... Laughing and talking on paper may do very well for——, but by Plato! for me it is too absurd. June 24. Your last letter was really delightful, by far the balmiest I have got since I came here. I only wish you could find time to write oftener. I am glad to hear that the pantaloons are finished, not however because, as you hint, I think it necessary to exclude work to make life gracious as roses. There is, of course, a poetry in pantaloons, as well as in woman and youth; but the point I insist on is that you are not yet able to enjoy it. For our family, work is absolutely necessary; but<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
which he afterwards describes as being, in comparison with the three years service, but a mere militia training, his letters to his friends were frequent, bright, and cheering, giving constant evidence of his deep love for home, friends, and country. He writes from New York: Every day I am swelling with pride for Massachusetts, and the position which she has taken in this struggle; and she will not be behind other States in what comes afterwards, no matter how hard fighting there may be. June 24, the anniversary of the Class Day of 1859, he writes from the Relay House:— This morning I received a package from Boston, which I found contained a handsome sword and sword-belt from my classmates. The note which accompanied it informed me that four of my Class are already in active service. They will all receive the like present to mine. Just before the return of the regiment, at the close of the three months campaign, he says: All our talk at present is about going home. . .