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ischarged for disability. Additional members. Allen, Erasmus D. Beattie, Jas. Bird, Chas. C. Brusseau, October. Carroll, Jno. W. Clancy, Jeremiah. Wounded. Clifford, Ricrt F. Killed or died in hospital. Hatch, Albert P. Helmer, J. Herron, Wm. Hewitt, Chas. B. Higgins, Fred T. Horrigan, Jno. Horrigan, Michael. Holden, Jas. Hudson, Wm. J. Huntington, Chas. Irish, Millard F. Isaacs, Wm. H. Killed or died in hospital. Kelly, Michael. Kelly, Patrick. Kelly, William. King, Z. Laughlin. Lemay, Peter. Longo. S. Wounded. Right, Jno. Rock, Louis. Rowley, Jno. M. Sallinger, W. Schwamb, Chas. Wounded. Shannon, Edwin. Shay, G. Siddons, Geo. Siddons, Jas. Smith, Ansell. charged for disability. Smith, Frank B. Smith, Jno. Smith, Jno. H. Soper, Herman. Stratton, Frederic S. Stuedivant, Andrew M. White, Chas. Wilson, Daniel G. Wright, C. M.
.... 170 Slave Pen .......... 31 Slocum, Gen. H. W. .. 11, 12, 22, 45, 50, 52, 59, 60, 79, 107, 124, 125. Snicker's Gap. .. 164, 165 South Mountain.. 78 Spottsylvania.. 151-153 Stevensburg .. 152 Strasburg...166, 170, 178 Stuart, Gen. J. E. B. .. 26, 94 Sutlers. .. 135 Sumner, Gen. E. V. . 27, 35, 39, 78, 89 Tenallytown .. 72, 166 Third Corps .. 122, 138, 143 Thoroughfare Gap .. 70, 87 Three Top Mountain .. 170, 177 Thoburn, Col. . 165, 176 Tompkins, Col. Chas. H. . 129, 175 Tumbling Run .. 178 Turner's Gap .. 78 Torbert, Gen. A. T. 45, 108, 162,174, 179, 177. Up the Valley ..... 64, 189 Upton, Gen. E. A. . 138, 152, 175, 177 Valley Road ........ 177 Warren, Gen. G. K. 127, 128, 144, 145, 151, 152, 153. Washington ...... 21, 72, 162 Westminster ......... 120 Westover ........ 63 West Point ........ 36 West Virginia ........ 131 White House ........38, 53 White Oak Church .... 93, 98, 99 White Oak Swamp .. 55, 56,
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 7: study in a law office.—Visit to Washington.—January, 1854, to September, 1834.—Age, 23. (search)
y place. The boat started at seven o'clock in the morning. Chas. Travelling is very expensive,—thus far full thirty pBaltimore to-morrow at seven o'clock. Your prodigal son, Chas. To his parents. Washington, Monday, Feb. 24, 1834. ial visit with that view. Affectionately, your prodigal, Chas. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Washington, March 3, 18I have taken private lodgings. Affectionately, your son, Chas. To his sister Jane, aged fourteen. Washington, March in a case of great magnitude. Your affectionate brother, Chas. To his sister Mary, aged twelve years. Washington, Tused to father. Good night, by your affectionate brother, Chas To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Washington, March 18, 183ppy, as I have been and now am. Affectionately, your son Chas. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Washington, March 21, 1 will be superfluous to write till I come home. Good-by. Chas. You will see that this is written in a hurricane of h
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
ster. A storm is rising and the rapids are raging. With my love to all my friends, believe me affectionately Yours, Chas. S. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Clifton House, Canada, Niagara Falls, Aug. 30, 1836. my dear Mr. Greenleaf,—Herwith infinite delight the debate in the British Parliament on Texas. A blow has been struck which will resound. Yours, Chas. S. P. S. I have studied Gray's poetry during my wanderings. His fame is a tripod, resting on those three wonders,—tIt was my first sight of him for days. He is toying in the shades of Pine Bank, and sends his love to you. Yours ever, Chas. S. My love to Longfellow, and kindest recollections to Chas. Daveis. Felton thinks himself better. To Charles S.portions of each day. We talked of you, and he thought that seeing you was seeing a large part of Maine. Yours as ever, Chas. S. To Professor Mittermaier. Boston (United States of America), Nov. 20, 1837. my dear Sir,—I feel grateful for yo<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 9: going to Europe.—December, 1837.—Age, 26. (search)
of play, read some good books which will help to improve the mind. . . . If you will let Horace read this letter, it will do the same, perhaps, as one addressed to him. Give my love to mother, and Mary, and the rest. Your affectionate brother, Chas. To George S. Hillard, Boston. Astor House, Dec. 8, 1837. my dear George,—It is now far past midnight, and I sail to-morrow forenoon. But I must devote a few moments to you. Your three letters have all been received, and have given me greth the motion of the vessel that I cannot write much longer. Preserve an affectionate heart for your family, friends, and society, and be not forward or vain. Believe that modesty and a retiring disposition are better recommendations than the contrary. The letter is called for to be carried up by the steamer; and so good-by, and believe me affectionately yours, Chas. I wished much to write Mary, before sailing; but my engagements have been so numerous that I could not. Let her know thi
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 10: the voyage and Arrival.—December, 1837, to January, 1838— age, 26-27. (search)
articularize what I have said. Try to understand every thing as you proceed; and cultivate a love for every thing that is true, good, and pure. I need not exhort you to set a price upon every moment of time; your own convictions, I have no doubt, have taught you that minutes are like gold filings, too valuable to be slighted,— for a heap of these will make an ingot. Give my love to mother, and all the family. Tell George to write me a brisk, news-full letter. Your affectionate brother, Chas. Journal. Dec. 28, 1837. At length in Havre, with antiquity staring at me from every side. At four o'clock this morning weighed anchor, and drifted with the tide and a gentle wind to the docks; a noble work, contrived for the reception of vessels, and bearing the inscription of An IX. Bonaparte 1er Consul,—the labor of this great man meeting me on the very threshold of France. Dismissed from the custom house we went to the Hotel de New York, where a smiling French woman received us
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
posed as an honorary member of one of the clubs, and cordially received by Earl Fitzwilliam,—one of the first peers of the realm. As yet, however, I have not presented one of my letters of introduction; that I shall not do till I have selected lodgings. After these I am in full chase; but I wish my letters even more than lodgings, though I despair of comfort until I have both. Send back my letters, then, my dear George; send back my letters, and believe me As ever, affectionately yours, Chas. To Judge Story, Cambridge. Garrick Club, London, June 4, 1838. my dear Judge,—. . . My pulses beat quick as I first drove from London Bridge to the tavern, and, with my head reaching far out of the window, caught the different names of streets, so familiar by sound, but now first presented to the eye. As I passed the Inns, those chosen seats of ancient Themis, and caught the sight of Chancery Lane, I felt—but you will understand it all. I send now my memoir of your life and writing<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 15: the Circuits.—Visits in England and Scotland.—August to October, 1838.—age, 27. (search)
amber window, while the moon was riding aloft, I looked out upon this venerable ruin, illustrated by poetry and association, and upon the towering Eildon Hills, which, with their majestic bodies, stood like two grand sentinels over the scene. God grant that you and all the family may be well, with happiness as a sunbeam in your paths! Study, my dear girl; employ your time; catch the priceless moments, and believe that they are better than gold and silver. As ever, affectionately yours, Chas. To Judge Story. Wentworth House, Murray's Handbook for Yorkshire, pp. 448, 449, has a description of Wentworth Castle. Oct. 24, 1838. my dear Judge,—From Wortley Hall I have passed to this magnificent palace; and, as my Lord Fitzwilliam Charles William Wentworth, fifth Earl Fitzwilliam, 1786-1857. He was a liberal peer and a supporter of the Reform Bill. His father was the friend of Fox until the controversy concerning the French Revolution divided them, and the nephew of the M
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 18: Stratford-on-avon.—Warwick.—London.—Characters of judges and lawyers.—authors.—society.—January, 1839, to March, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
nd,—and all have been alike mean looking. All our ideas of these people have been borrowed from books, and particularly from poetry and pictures. My account may serve to disenchant you of some of your notions with regard to them. Jan. 27. I have only time to say good-by, my dear Horace, and to renew my exhortations to you to be good and studious. When you next write direct to the care of Draper & Co., Paris. Give my love to mother and all the family. Ever your affectionate brother, Chas. To Professor Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge. London, Jan. 21, 1839. dear Greenleaf,—Your good long letter, and Mrs. Greenleaf's enclosed, came in due season. You know how thankful I am to hear of you and from you, and how I rejoice that the Law School still flourishes as it should, under the auspices of my friends. Often my heart untravelled fondly turns to those old haunts. How will they seem on my return? How will all my friends seem? And, last and heaviest question, how shall I s
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 21: Germany.—October, 1839, to March, 1840.—Age, 28-29. (search)
oston. How this sounds! I would gladly stay longer, if I could; but I must close this charmed book. I have spent more than five thousand dollars; and I cannot afford to travel longer. I wish you a deeper purse than I have, health to enjoy Europe, and the ability to profit by what you see. It is a glorious privilege, that of travel. Let us make the most of it. Gladden my American exile by flashes from the Old World. I will keep you advised of things at home. Ever affectionately yours, Chas. To George S. Hillard. Heidelberg, Feb. 8, 1840. dear Hillard,—Here in this retired place, I have just read in Galignani's, the horrible, the distressing, the truly dismal account of the loss of the Lexington. My blood boils when I think of the carelessness of life shown by the owners and managers of that steamer. To peril the precious lives of so many human beings! My God! Is it not a crime? With what various hopes were that hundred filled—now passed, through fire and water, to t
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