gests the criticisms, still remembered in Cambridge, which were made upon Mr. Longfellow's youthful taste for becoming costume.
He was undoubtedly thinking of himself when in Hyperion he made the Baron say to Paul Fleming, The ladies already begin to call you Wilhelm Meister, and they say that your gloves are a shade too light for a strictly virtuous man.
He perhaps also thought of it when he wrote to Sumner, then in Europe, If you have any tendency to curl your hair and wear gloves, like Edgar in Lear, do it before your return.
Even Mrs. Craigie, it is said, thought that he had somewhat too gay a look.
Life of Longfellow by his brother, I. p. 246. He was viewed, it must be remembered, against a background of Harvard professors, whose costume did not in those days — if even now it does — savor of splendor.
It was also a period of much gayer waistcoats than now and of great amplitude of cravats.
The criticism of Longfellow's own toilet had an especial biographical interest i
luntary visiting and nursing at the hospitals.
Among these were Mrs. Chauncey I. Filley, wife of Mayor Filley, Mrs. Robert Anderson, wife of General Anderson, Mrs. Jessie B. Fremont, wife of General Fremont, Mrs. Clinton B. Fisk, wife of General Fisk, Mrs. E. M. Webber, Mrs. A. M. Clark, Mrs. John Campbell, Mrs. W. F. Cozzens, Mrs. E. W. Davis, Miss S. F. McCracken, Miss Anna M. Debenham, since deceased, Miss Susan Bell, Miss Charlotte Ledergerber, Mrs. S. C. Davis, Mrs. Hazard, Mrs. T. D. Edgar, Mrs. George Partridge, Miss E. A. Hart, since deceased, Mrs. H. A. Nelson, Mrs. F. A. Holden, Mrs. Hicks, Mrs. Baily, Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, Mrs. C. V. Barker, Miss Bettie Brodhead, Mrs. T. M. Post, Mrs. E. J. Page, Miss Jane Patrick, since deceased, Mrs. R. H. Stone, Mrs. C. P. Coolidge, Mrs. S. R. Ward, Mrs. Washington King, Mrs. Wyllys King, Miss Fales, since deceased.
The following were among the noble women at Springfield, Ill., who were most devoted in their labors for the soldier i
Mrs. Sarah J., 411.
Cox, Miss Caroline, 406.
Cozzens, Mrs. W. F., 408.
Craighead, Miss Rebecca M., 408.
Curtiss, Mrs. E., 409.
Dame, Mrs. Harriet B., 410.
Davis, Miss Clara, 295, 400-403.
Davis, Mrs. E. W., 408.
Davis, Mrs. G. T.M., 352-356.
Davis, Mrs. Samuel C., 408.
Day, Mrs. Juliana, 407.
Debenham, Miss Anna M., 408 Divers, Bridget, 80-82.
Dix, Miss Dorothea L., 45, 97-108,
134,274,290. Don Carlos, Mrs. Minnie, 89.
Dougherty, Miss Deborah, 408.
Dykeman, Mrs. M. J., 408.
Edgar, Mrs. T. D., 409.
Edwards, Miss, 89.
Elliott, Miss Melcenia, 48, 380-384.
Ellis, Mrs. Mary, 408.
Ellis, Miss Ruth L., 405.
Ely, Mrs. Dr., 409.
Engelmann, Mrs. Mary, 409.
Etheridge, Mrs. Annie, 218, 301.
Fales, Mrs. Almira, 47, 279-283.
Fales, Miss, 409.
Farr, Mrs. Lizzie H., 411.
Felton, Miss Mary, 411.
Ferris, Mrs., 408.
Field, Mrs. David Dudley, 62.
Filley, Mrs. Chauncey I., 408.
Fisk, Mrs. Clinton B., 408.
Flanders, Mrs. Benj., 89.
Flanders, Miss Fanny, 89.
eitman, August, mus., (F), May 30, ‘64; 20; sub. R. P. Dean; abs. pris.; died Sept. 24, 1864, Andersonville, Ga. Nelson, David, priv., (D), Mar. 8, ‘64; 24; deserted June 22, ‘64 to enemy.
Nelson, Leroy A., priv., (A), Aug. 20, ‘61; 20;killed in action Dec. 13, ‘62, Fredericksburg, Va. Neville, Bartholomew, priv., (H), Aug. 12, ‘61; 28; disch.
disa. Jan. 30, ‘62 in Co. D.
Newcomb, David, priv., (D), Aug. 26, ‘61; 18; M. O. Aug. 28, ‘64; see also as David Newcomb, Co. A, 10 Mass.
Newcomb, Edgar M., corp., (F), Aug. 26, ‘61; 21; wounded Dec. 13, ‘62, Fredericksburg, Va.; died of w'nds Dec. 20, ‘62.
Newcomb, Jos. F. B., priv., (D), Aug. 26, ‘61; 21; see Jos. Newcomb, B, 8, 3 mos; M. O. Aug. 28, ‘64.
Newcomb, Jos. H., priv., (B), Jan. 6, ‘65; 21; M. O. June 30, ‘65.
Newer, John, priv., (H), Aug. 4, 1863; 21; sub. S. B. Wiley; transf.
20 M. V. Jan. 14, 1864.
Newman, Stephen I., mus., N. C.S., Aug. 3, ‘61; 25; disch.
Oct. 30, ‘62; enlisted as leader of