Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911.
New York, Arno Press, 1968
|提及的人：||Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson|
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
|注意：||Reprint of the 1899 ed.|
|描述：||374 pages 18 cm.|
|内容：||A Cambridge boyhood --
A child of the college --
The period of the newness --
The rearing of a reformer --
The fugitive slave epoch --
The birth of a literature --
Kansas and John Brown --
Civil War --
Literary London twenty years ago --
Literary Paris twenty years ago --
On the outskirts of public life.
|叢書名：||American Negro, his history and literature.|
Higginson was a radical member of the Boston Vigilance Committee that plucked captured slave runaways from the hands of sheriffs or Federal Marshalls bent on returning them to Southern masters; he rode with abolitionist riflemen in "Bleeding Kansas;" in 1859 he was one of the "Secret Six" who sponsored John Brown's raid. During the Civil War he was the logical choice to lead the First South Carolina Colored Volunteers; he earned the respect of his black soldiers and under his leadership they soon earned the respect of every military foe or friend they encountered.