Higginson Thomas Wentworth Storrow
Hig·gin·son(hĭg′ən-sən), Thomas Wentworth Storrow 1823-1911.
American writer and soldier who led the first black regiment in the Union Army (1862-1864). He wrote many biographies, including volumes on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and John Greenleaf Whittier (both 1902), and edited the poetry of Emily Dickinson.
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