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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1833 (search)
hree months after the organization of the regiment were spent in Fort Warren, in the harbor of Boston, in the discipline and drill requisite to convert fresh recruits into steady soldiers. This was dull work for ardent young men, burning for actual service in the field; but the event showed that it was time well spent. On the 26th of June the regiment was mustered into service. On the 18th of July a splendid standard was presented to the regiment, on behalf of the ladies of Boston, by Edward Everett, who accompanied the gift with a patriotic and soul-stirring address, to which Colonel Webster made an appropriate reply. On the afternoon of the 23d of July, the regiment left Fort Warren for the seat of war. They were received with enthusiastic welcome on their arrival at New York the next day. The officers were entertained at the Astor House by the sons of Massachusetts resident in New York. With a few stoppages, the regiment arrived at Baltimore about noon on Friday, July 26th, a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1849. (search)
sisted of one daughter and four sons, of whom Everett was the oldest. He was born in Springfield, manner that he could not refuse; and in 1845 Everett entered as Freshman in Burlington College, Veifornia, for two years service in the mines. Everett was delighted with the prospect of adventure e and start. Love to all. Yours, truly, Everett. This letter shows that his residence of ld family shall feel proud of it. Yours, Everett. Lexington, September 24, 1861. dear— to look to Virginia for success. Yours, Everett. The enemy had twelve or fifteen piecess brothers set out to go for him. He heard of Everett's death at Cairo, but went on to the battle-fntiss of some previous conversation, in which Everett had in vain endeavored to induce the General s also killed, receiving eleven wounds; while Everett received five, namely, in the hand, thigh, nehas since testified that an orderly came from Everett to ask him if he thought he could hold his po[8 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
d candid discussions of slavery. He tells with fidelity what he sees of it. His theory is that of necessary evil for the present. He desires its speedy end, but finds many excuses and palliating circumstances for slaveholders, and insurmountable difficulties at present in its removal. Meanwhile he can never forget the immense injustice on which the system rests. Politics he reviews quite as earnestly, it being the year of the Presidential election. His favorite candidates were Bell and Everett, but he would have voted for Mr. Seward, had he been the Republican nominee. In the spring of 1860, he attacked Blackstone again, though not very earnestly, and found no book more interesting. But lighter reading, as of favorite novels, like The Virginians, was better suited to the approaching summer; and out-door pleasures made him, he says, dwindle in mind and grow fat in body. As his engagement approached an end, he sighed for Northern air and a more ambitious career. In the summer
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
I. 151. Ellsworth, E. E., Col., I. 328. Emerson, G. B., I. 24. Emerson, George S., I. 96. Emerson, John, Capt., II. 229, 230;. Emerson, Jonathan, II. 230. Emerson, N. F., II. 229. Emerson, R. W., I. 57, 86;, 99, 282, 353. Emerson, S., II. 230. Emerson, S. G., Memoir, II. 229-233. Emory, W. H., Maj.-Gen., I. 64, 67;, 71. Endioott, W. C., II. 2. Engley, W. F., II. 235. Erving, John, I. 351. Erving, Langdon, 1. 351. Estes, Private, I. 250, 251;. Everett, Edward, I. 24, 153;, 418. Ewell, R. S., Maj.-Gen. (Rebel service), II. 144. F. Farley, F. A., Rev., I. 42. Felton, J. B., I. 190. Fenton, J. L., Sergt., Memoir, II. 234-236. Fenton, Mehitable, II. 234. Fenton, Orrin, II. 234. Fessenden, J. M., Col., I. 24. Field, W. P., II. 270. Fisher, T. W., Dr., I. 232, 233;. Fiske, Augustus H., I. 243. Fiske, Sarah R., I. 243. Fitzhugh, E. P., II. 415. Fletcher, Dr., I. 120. Fletcher, George, II. 426, 427;.