ar friend, Frank wrote, I am content with my work and cheerful at the thought of what lies before us as our share of the grand advance.
I was never in better health; never, I hope, better prepared to die or to live, if my life is spared.
I feel as if I had reached a halting-place in my life, as if it would close now with a roundness and completeness, not of achievement, but 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 highest parts assigned him at the final public exhibition.
He entered the Class of 1858 at Harvard University, but left during