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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XI: John Brown and the call to arms (search)
ue, and Mr. Higginson sent a messenger to Kansas to enlist Captain James Montgomery as leader of the enterprise, the rallying-point being Harrigginson arrived there under the name of Charles P. Carter. When Montgomery came with a few valuable recruits,—called in letters and telegramnd followed by a retreat with prisoners and wounded by daylight. Montgomery, however, insisted on first exploring, with but one companion, th not throwing up the whole Western trip and going with him. While Montgomery was absent on this secret errand Mr. Higginson went as far west at both authorities and the community were on the alert, converted Montgomery to the same opinion. Thus the bold scheme of rescuing the two domight be the last I should ever write to you, when I had sent for Montgomery and seven men from Kansas, because I could find nobody in New Engashington, Mr. Higginson conceived the daring scheme of recalling Montgomery and his men from Kansas and going with them into the mountains of
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XII: the Black regiment (search)
ys that Secretary Chase told him the Cabinet at Washington kept their whole action in regard to enlisting colored troops waiting to hear from us in Florida, and when the capture of Jacksonville was known, the whole question was regarded as settled, the policy avowed, and Adjutant General Thomas sent out on his mission. This is, I think, the best expression of the importance of our action that has yet occurred. The other is the saying of one of our men who was asked if he belonged to Col. Montgomery's regiment. No, said he proudly, I'se belong to Colonel Higginson's regulars. This is the triumph of self-respect, with a witness!. This war seems to me glorious, however slow, when I think of these freedmen and women here. These are days of the Lord, each a thousand years. It was while at Port Royal doing picket duty that Colonel Higginson passed a rash night in the water which he described in an Atlantic paper and afterwards included in Army Life. In July, the regiment made
sachusetts in the Army and Navy during the War of 1861-65, 386. 421. Massachusetts in Mourning, 146, 406. Masson, Prof, and Higginson, 328; dines with, 339, 340. May, Rev. Samuel, Jr., letter to, about anti-slavery excitement, 144, 145; and fugitive slaves, 152. Medici, Marchesa Peruzzi de, daughter of Story, visit to, 355-57. Michigan University, influence of Higginson's writings on, 157. Miller, Joaquin, 336. Monarch of Dreams, 417, 423; account of, 311. 312. Montgomery, Capt., James, leader of rescue party, 197, 198, 200; plan to recall, 203. Moore, Thomas, visits to birthplace of, 322. Mott, Lucretia, described, 135, 136. Mount Auburn, early, 18, 21, 22. Muller, Max, account of, 328. Munthe, Dr., 354. My Outdoor Study, 157, 408. Negroes, Higginson's early interest in, 17, 38; Underground Railroad, 151-54; St. Louis slave market described, 182-89; regiment of freed, 216-51; discipline in, 217, 218, 226, 227; sayings of, 219, 220, 227, 230, 23