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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, Chapter 3: up the St. Mary's. (search)
the front-door,being luckily out of direct range,--and set the handkerchiefs in wilder motion than ever? They brandished them, they twirled them after the manner of the domestic mop, they clasped their hands, handkerchiefs included. Meanwhile their friends in the wood popped away steadily at us, with small effect; and occasionally an invisible field-piece thundered feebly from another quarter, with equally invisible results. Reaching the wharf, one company, under Lieutenant (now Captain) Danilson, was promptly deployed in search of our assailants, who soon grew silent. Not so the old ladies, when I announced to them my purpose, and added, with extreme regret, that, as the wind was high, I should burn only that half of the town which lay to leeward of their house, which did not, after all, amount to much. Between gratitude for this degree of mercy, and imploring appeals for greater, the treacherous old ladies manoeuvred with clasped hands and demonstrative handkerchiefs around me,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, chapter 14 (search)
, 1862; Resigned, July 28, 1863. Jas. S. Rogers, 51st Mass., Dec. 6, 1862; Resigned, Oct. 20, 1863. J. H. Thibadeau, Promotion, Jan. 10, 1863; Mustered out. &c. George D. Walker, Promotion, July 28, 1863; Resigned, Sept. 1, 1864. Wm. H. Danilson, Promotion, July 28, 1863; Major 128th U. S. C. T., May, 1865 [now 1st Lt. 40th U. S. Infantry]. Wm. W. Sampson, Promotion, Nov. 5, 1863; Mustered out, &c. John M. Thompson, Promotion, Nov. 7, 1863; Mustered out, &c. [Now 1st Lt. and B1862; Died from effect of exhaustion on a military expedition, July 20, 1863. G. Chamberlin (Quartermaster), 11th Mass. Battery, Aug. 29, 1863; Mustered out, &c. Geo. D. Walker, N. Y. Vol. Eng., Oct. 13, 1862; Captain, Aug. 11, 1863. W. H. Danilson, 48th N. Y., Oct. 13, 1862; Captain, July 26, 1863. J. H. Thibadeau, 8th Me., Oct. 13, 1862; Captain, Jan. 10, 1863. Ephraaim P. WrtITE, 8th Me., Nov. 14, 1862; Resigned, March 9, 1864. Jas. Pomeroy, 100th Pa., Oct. 13, 1862; Resign
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, Index. (search)
. Brown, John (colored), 274. Brown, York, 275. Bryant, J. E., Capt., 230, 231. Budd, Lt., 68. Burnside, A. E., Gen., 33,34. Butler, B. F., Gen., 1. Calhoun, J. C., Capt., 151, Chamberlin, G. B., Lt., 185, 270. Chamberlin, Mrs., 242. Cheever, G. B., Rev., 293. Child, A., Lt. 271, 272. Clark, Capt., 70, 76, 92. Clifton, Capt., 90, 91. Clinton, J. B., Lt., 170. Corwin, B. R., Maj., 115, 122. Crandall, W. B., Surg., 269. Crum, Simon, Corp., 266. Cushman, James, 256. Danilson, W. H., Maj., 80, 270. Davis, C. I, Lt., 271. Davis,.R. M., Lt., 272. Davis, W. W. H., Gen., 168. Dewhurst, G. W., Adj't., 270. Dewhurst, Mrs., 242. Dolly, George, Capt., 179, 270. Doolittle, J. R., Hon., 285. Duncan, Lt. Comr., 160, 103. Dupont, S. F., Admiral, 67,78, 89,100, 135. Dutch, Capt., 170. Fessenden, W. P., Hon., 285, 287. Finnegan, Gen., 108. Fisher, J., Lt., 271. Fowler, J. H., Chap.,40, 113, 231, 270. Fremont, J. C., Gen., 23, 42. French, J., Rev., 40, 118.