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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1862. (search)
ed, and he maintained the same character to the end. James Ingersoll Grafton. Second Lieutenant 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), November I, 1861; first Lieutenant, July 21, 1862; Captain, November 9, 1862; killed at Averysborough, N. C., March 16, 1865. James Ingersoll Grafton was the youngest son of Major Joseph Grafton, of the United States Army. His father served in the war of 1812. His eldest brother was also in the military service during the Mexican war. His mother was Maria (Gurnt on its march northward through North Carolina. They marched with inadequate supplies, without proper clothing, and amid increasing opposition. At Averysborough, North Carolina, they first encountered the enemy in force, on the morning of March 16, 1865. The action was thus described by an eyewitness:— At about seven A. M., on the 16th, our brigade, with skirmishers in front and cavalry on both flanks, advanced over the works, and had gone but a short distance when we met the enemy's
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1864. (search)
lapse. He died in February, 1863. Samuel Storrow. Corporal 44th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), September 20, 1862-June 18, 1863; first Lieutenant 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), September 22, 1864; killed at Averysborough (Black Creek), N. C., March 16, 1865. Samuel Storrow was born in Boston, Massachusetts, July 24, 1843, the youngest son of Charles Storer and Lydia (Jackson) Storrow. From his earliest years he showed great quickness of apprehension and readiness to apply practically whateved to inform you of the sad loss that has fallen upon you and your family in the death of your son, Samuel Storrow, First Lieutenant Second Massachusetts Infantry, and personal Aid to myself. Mr. Storrow died of wounds received in action, March 16, 1865, about twenty miles from Fayetteville, North Carolina. My brigade had been engaged with the enemy at that place nearly all day, and at about four o'clock, P. M., Mr. Storrow was wounded while carrying an order to the left of the brigade,