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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1862. (search)
Twentieth, partially sheltered by a slight and hastily constructed breastwork, was awaiting the attack of the enemy, a New York battery, hardly fifteen feet in the rear of our line, was shelling the works of the Rebels, firing over the regiment. Henry was sitting with his back to this battery, reading a book. A fragment of a shell which exploded at the moment of leaving the gun struck him as he sat there, and, uttering only the words, I am killed, he fell back and expired instantly. Corporal Jones, of his company, writes a brother officer, suddenly cried out to me that Lieutenant Ropes was killed. I ran over to him, and grasping his hand, spoke to him. Though his fingers closed on mine and seemed to return the pressure, he never spoke again. His eyes were just fixing, with the most placid expression on his face I ever saw. It was purified of everything earthly. Few tears, writes another, are shed by soldiers over their comrades killed in action; but even while the battle of G
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Huney, John, I. 95. Hunter, David, Maj.-Gen., I. 296, 373;. Hutchinson Family, I. 41. I. Irving, Washington, I. 307. J. Jackson, Charles, I. 395; II. 453. Jackson, P. T., I. 275, 395;II. 457. Jackson, T. J., Maj.-Gen. (Rebel service), I. 146, 159;, 263, 264; II. 168,169, 257, 421. James, G. W., II. 462, 464;. James, W., II. 357. Jefferson, Thomas (President U. S.), I. 90. Johnson, Mrs., II. 236. Johnston, J. E., Maj.-Gen. (Rebel service), I. 213. Jones, Corporal, II. 311. Jordan, Laura P., I. 116. K. Kearney, Philip, Maj.-Gen., I. 142,143; II. 400, 401;, 420, 421. Kedgie, Dr., I. 391. Kershon, Mr., I. 205. Keyes, E. D., Maj.-Gen., I. 213, 214;, 422. Kilby, Mr., I. 163. Kilpatrick, J., Maj.-Gen., 361, 416. Kimball, Daniel, Rev., I. 40,180. Kimball, J. W., Col., I. 444, 445;. Kinsley, L. J. D., I. 263. Kirby, Mr., I. 154. Knapp, F. N., Rev., I. 45. Kraitsir, Charles, Dr., I. 350. Krill, Private, I