Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller).
Found 4,064 total hits in 1,413 results.
months of his life, especially at the time when it was thought he was at death's door.
Among his last words were: I am thankful for the providential
Oliver Wendell Holmes in war-time
Something of Holmes' gracious personality and his fastidious care for personal appearance may be traced in the portrait.
The writer of BrotHolmes' gracious personality and his fastidious care for personal appearance may be traced in the portrait.
The writer of Brother Jonathan, the first selection in this volume, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1809.
He graduated from Harvard at the age of twenty.
At twenty-one he was famous for the stiring verses, Old Ironsides, which preserved the old frigate Constitution from destruction.
In 1836, after several years spent in studying medicinthy will long continue to give him a warm place in the public heart.
The poem in this volume, Brother Jonathan's lament for sister Caroline, is characteristic of Holmes' kindly disposition—striking as a piece of prophecy before the war had really begun.
The last thirty-four years of his life, ending in 1894, were filled with a l