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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 80 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 22 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 18 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 8 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1854. (search)
rrow escape which Charley had, writes Lieutenant James Lowell, on the 29th of May, referring to the was strapped on his horse behind him. Captain Lowell further distinguished himself in a reconno. In the severe battles of the following week Lowell was therefore not engaged. But they cost him on the 4th of July. On the 10th of July Captain Lowell was detailed for duty as an aid to Generalit retreating in confusion, under a hot fire. Lowell put forth all his vigor to meet the occasion. in this battle, General McClellan bestowed on Lowell the office of presenting to the President the e excitement caused by this important victory, Lowell writes to his mother, on the 19th of Septemberteer regiment of horse, to be commanded by Captain Lowell, had engaged the attention of the authoritence, a young man was heard to say, I was with Lowell at the High School; and if he did it, I know iposed to me, I had the highest respect for Colonel Lowell, both as an officer and a gentleman. In[7 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
y and hated illusion and exaggeration. That Lowell should have begun early to take an interest in the state, the state to conscience. While Lowell was in college, one of his classmates says, heent and distinguished in the whole service. Lowell and Putnam received their commissions as Firstmen were slaughtered for no military purpose. Lowell was shot in the thigh, Captain Schmitt very baork and Pamunkey to White House. On the 25th, Lowell writes from Chickahominy Creek, regretting thawhich very few of the regiment bore as well as Lowell. He writes thus to his classmate Hartwell:— r day seems nearly half gone at that time. Lowell remained near Fair Oaks until the 28th of Juneading is going on. This is the last letter Lowell ever wrote. The orders came, but not to march died on the field in the same battle in which Lowell received his mortal wound. He was also the ead we should see without surprise, that it cost Lowell no struggle. The serenity with which he recei[12 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1865. (search)
n days battles before Richmond. In a letter dated Fort Laramie, June 10, 1862, he says: The officers gave us their telegrams, which told all they knew, and these said McClellan fought seven days, retreated, and lost twenty thousand men. We do not know whether that is true or not, and I don't know about Jim or Charley (Lowell). If anything has happened to either of them, father, I shall want to enlist as soon as I get back. While at Fort Bridger, he received a letter telling him of Lieutenant James Lowell's death. He forwarded the letter to the companion from whom he had just parted, writing across it, Now I shall certainly go. In another letter speaking of the late battles and of his sad loss he writes, Since then I have wanted doubly to go, and I wish—how I wish—father would let me. At Fort Bridger he learned that, if he went to Salt Lake, it was doubtful whether he could return by the day fixed. He was within a few days of the most interesting object of their journey, but
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Appendix. (search)
1854). The Recompense, a Sermon for Country and Kindred, delivered in the West Church, August 24, by C. A. Bartol. Boston: Ticknor and Fields. 1862. 8vo. Hall (H. U. 1860). Memorial of Henry Ware Hall, Adjutant 51st Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers. An Address delivered in the First Church, Dorchester, Mass., Sunday, July 17, 1864, by Thomas B. Fox. With an Appendix. Printed by Request for Private Circulation. Boston: Printed by John Wilson and Son. 1864. 8vo. pp. 35. Lowell, C. R. (H. U. 1854). An Address spoken in the College Chapel, Cambridge, October 28, 1864, at the Funeral of Brig.—Gen. Charles Russell Lowell, who fell at the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864. By George Putnam. 12mo. pp. 18. [the same.] The Purchase by Blood. A Tribute to Brig.—Gen. Charles Russell Lowell, Jr. Spoken in the West Church, October 30, 1864, by C. A. Bartol. Boston: Printed by John Wilson and Son. 1864. 8vo. pp. 21. Lowell, J. J. (H. U. 1858). The Re