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Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911)

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. A distinguished American essayist, poet, and novelist; born in Cambridge, MA, Dec. 22, 1823; died at Cambridge, MA, May 9, 1911. He was an active abolitionist, a Unitarian clergyman, and colonel of the first negro regiment in the Civil War. Among his publications are: ‘Out-Door Papers’ (1863); ‘Malbone, an Oldport Romance’ (1869); ‘Army Life in a Black Regiment’ (1870); ‘Atlantic Essays’ (1871); ‘Oldport Days’ (1873); ‘Young Folks’ History of the United States’ (1884); ‘Life of Margaret Fuller’ (1884); ‘The Afternoon Landscape’ (1890), a volume of poems. ‘A Reader’s History of American Literature’ (1903). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).