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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1845. (search)
ath. In a letter received by his family long after the battle, but written three days before, he had said, I try to think and act and feel as if each day were to be my last, so as not to go unprepared to God. We must hope and pray and believe He will preserve us. But His will be done. It is selfish to wish to be saved at the expense of others. His body lay two days under the guns of the enemy, whose works, by one of the sad chances of civil war, were commanded by his own cousin, John C. Breckenridge, doubly related to him by blood and marriage. It was recovered on the night of the second day by the steadiness and good conduct of five men of his regiment,— Sergeant Le Roy Williams, Privates Galen S. Hicks, John Duff, Walter Harwood, and Samuel Travis. When Mr. Cozzens, in reading his memorial of Colonel Porter to the Century Club in New York City, narrated this fine act of affection,—how on a rainy night the men had crawled as near the enemy's works as they dared go together, th
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
, Gov., I. 99. Bradlee, Josiah, I. 60. Bradlee, L. P., Col., II. 130. Bragg, B., Maj.-Gen., II. 240, 361;. Breckenridge, John, I. 90. Breckenridge, John C., I. 94. Breckenridge, Letitia Grayson, I. 90. Breckenridge, Mary C., L 90Breckenridge, John C., I. 94. Breckenridge, Letitia Grayson, I. 90. Breckenridge, Mary C., L 90. Brigham, W., II. 48. Briggs, H., II. 226. Britton, H. W., I. 130. Brown, C. B., Sergeant, Memoir, I. 333-345. Brown, F. H., Dr., I. 356, 394;. Brown, H. F., Private, Memoir, II. 372, 373;. Brown, Henry, I. 345. Brown, James,Breckenridge, Letitia Grayson, I. 90. Breckenridge, Mary C., L 90. Brigham, W., II. 48. Briggs, H., II. 226. Britton, H. W., I. 130. Brown, C. B., Sergeant, Memoir, I. 333-345. Brown, F. H., Dr., I. 356, 394;. Brown, H. F., Private, Memoir, II. 372, 373;. Brown, Henry, I. 345. Brown, James, I. 345. Brown, John, Capt., I. 314; II. 9, 25;, 417. Brown, Mary, I. 333. Brown, M. W., I. 333. Brown, S. A, II. 80. Browne, A. G., II. 119. Bryan, T. M., Lieut.-Col., II. 50. Bryant, Henry, Dr., . I 118. Buchanan, Capt. (RebBreckenridge, Mary C., L 90. Brigham, W., II. 48. Briggs, H., II. 226. Britton, H. W., I. 130. Brown, C. B., Sergeant, Memoir, I. 333-345. Brown, F. H., Dr., I. 356, 394;. Brown, H. F., Private, Memoir, II. 372, 373;. Brown, Henry, I. 345. Brown, James, I. 345. Brown, John, Capt., I. 314; II. 9, 25;, 417. Brown, Mary, I. 333. Brown, M. W., I. 333. Brown, S. A, II. 80. Browne, A. G., II. 119. Bryan, T. M., Lieut.-Col., II. 50. Bryant, Henry, Dr., . I 118. Buchanan, Capt. (Rebel service), I. 81. Buell, D. C., Maj.-Gen., I. 165, 392;; II. 240, 241;. Bull, Col. (Rebel service), 1. 122. Bullard, J. L., Capt., II. 262. Bullock, A. H., Hon. I. 63. Burnett, C. C., II. 216. Burns, Anthony, I. 284. Burnside,