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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1854. (search)
o God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. James Savage. Captain 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), Mareceived at Cedar Mountain, August 9. James Savage, Jr., the subject of this memoir, was the only son of the Hon. James Savage of Boston, well known for his historical researches connected with to force. He said to me, Why don't you talk to Savage about it; he is one of your kind. I asked himbut myself have since then served in the army, Savage was the only one that day who had decided to gefore mentioning it to James. He says:— Savage came to my tent, back of Headquarters at Strasrning I, too, was sent to the rear. . . . . Major Savage received three wounds. First, a bullet broourt-House, August 12, 1862. dear Sir,—Major Savage was wounded and taken prisoner in the late end Professor Rogers, the brother-in-law of Major Savage, saying that he would endeavor to communicard say, How sweet it were to die defending Captain Savage! One of the agents of the Sanitary Com[14 more...]<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1856. (search)
r tonic to his nature. The disastrous battle of Cedar Mountain, the first important engagement of the Second Massachusetts, took place on the 9th of August, 1862. The regiment was under fire but half an hour, yet of twenty-two officers who went in only eight came out unhurt; five were killed, five wounded, three others wounded and captured, and one captured while attending a wounded comrade. Of the five killed, three stand recorded in these volumes,—Abbott, Goodwin, and Perkins,—besides Savage, who died of his wounds. Of those five killed, moreover, three went into battle almost too ill to stand, of whom Stephen Perkins was one. All our officers behaved nobly, wrote Robert Shaw after this battle, in a letter which will be found elsewhere in full. Those who ought to have stayed away did n't. It was splendid to see those sick fellows walk straight up into the shower of bullets as if it were so much rain; men who, until this year, had lived lives of perfect ease and luxury. In a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
2. Sargent, L. M., Jr., Lieut.-Col, Memoir, I. 132-136. Sargent, Sarah D., I. 132. Sargent, S., Dr., II. 404. Savage, Elizabeth O., I. 305. Savage, James, Hon., I. 305. Savage, James, Lieut.-Col., Memoir, I. 305-326. Also, I. 355. Savage, James, Hon., I. 305. Savage, James, Lieut.-Col., Memoir, I. 305-326. Also, I. 355. Savage, Thomas, Maj., I. 305. Schmitt, G. A., Capt., I. 398, 399;, 419. Schofield, J. M., Maj.-Gen., II. 418. Scollay Family, II. 294. Scott, J. K., Col. . II 240. Scott, Winfield, Lieut.-Gen., I. 10. Sears, Freeman, Rev., I. 179Savage, James, Lieut.-Col., Memoir, I. 305-326. Also, I. 355. Savage, Thomas, Maj., I. 305. Schmitt, G. A., Capt., I. 398, 399;, 419. Schofield, J. M., Maj.-Gen., II. 418. Scollay Family, II. 294. Scott, J. K., Col. . II 240. Scott, Winfield, Lieut.-Gen., I. 10. Sears, Freeman, Rev., I. 179. Sedgwick, Catharine M., I. 168. Sedgwick, Charles, I. 167. Sedgwick, Elizabeth D., I. 187. Sedgwick, J., Maj.-Gen., I. 123,170,186,214, 216, 217, 289, 318, 421, 422, 426, 427; II. 93, 95;, 100, 307. Sedgwick, W. D., Maj., Memoir, I. Savage, Thomas, Maj., I. 305. Schmitt, G. A., Capt., I. 398, 399;, 419. Schofield, J. M., Maj.-Gen., II. 418. Scollay Family, II. 294. Scott, J. K., Col. . II 240. Scott, Winfield, Lieut.-Gen., I. 10. Sears, Freeman, Rev., I. 179. Sedgwick, Catharine M., I. 168. Sedgwick, Charles, I. 167. Sedgwick, Elizabeth D., I. 187. Sedgwick, J., Maj.-Gen., I. 123,170,186,214, 216, 217, 289, 318, 421, 422, 426, 427; II. 93, 95;, 100, 307. Sedgwick, W. D., Maj., Memoir, I. 167-176. Severance, John, I. 163. Seward, W. H., Hon., I. 418. Seymour, Horatio, Hon., I. 13. Shattuck, G. C., Dr., I. 31. Shattuck, G. O., I. 327, 329;. Shaw, F. G., I. 292; II. 172. Shaw, Lemuel, I. 380. Shaw, R. G., Col.,