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Charles Russell Lowell (2 January 1835-20 October 1864), American soldier, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His mother, Anna Cabot Jackson Lowell (1819-1874), a daughter of Patrick Tracy Jackson, married Charles Russell Lowell, Sr., a brother of James Russell Lowell; she wrote verse and books on education. Her son graduated from Harvard in 1854, worked in an iron mill in Trenton, New Jersey, for a few months in 1855, spent two years abroad, and from 1858 to 1860 was local treasurer of the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad. In 1860 he took charge of the Mount Savage Iron Works, in Cumberland, Maryland. Jump to: navigation, search January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A Norwegian soldier (a Corporal, armed with an MP-5) A soldier is a person who has enlisted with, or has been conscripted into, the armed forces of a sovereign country and has undergone training and received equipment to defend that country or its interests. ... Jump to: navigation, search City nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Location Location in Massachusetts Government Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 89. ... 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Verse is a writing that uses meter as its primary organisational mode, as opposed to prose, which uses grammatical and discoursal units like sentences and paragraphs. ... Harvard, see Harvard (disambiguation) Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Location in New Jersey Founded  -Incorporated c. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ...


He entered the Union army in June 1861 (commission May 24) as captain of the 3rd (afterwards 6th) U.S. cavalry; on the 15th of April 1863 he became colonel of the 2nd Massachusetts cavalry; he was wounded fatally at the Battle of Cedar Creek on 19 October 1864, when he was promoted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers, and died on the next day at Middletown, Virginia. Map of the division of the states during the Civil War. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Battle of Cedar Creek Conflict American Civil War Date October 19, 1864 Place Frederick County, Shenandoah County and Warren County Result Union victory The Battle of Cedar Creek, or The Battle of Belle Grove, October 19, 1864, was one of the last battles in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August-December... Jump to: navigation, search October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Middletown is a town located in Frederick County, Virginia. ...


Lowell married in October 1863, Josephine Shaw (1843-1905), a sister of Colonel R. G. Shaw. Her home when she was married was on Staten Island, and she became deeply interested in the social problems of New York City. She was a member of the State Charities Aid Society, and from 1867 to 1889 was a member of the New York State Board of Charities, being the first woman appointed to that board. She founded the Charity Organization Society of New York City in 1882, and wrote Public Relief and Private Charity (1884) and Industrial Arbitration and Conciliation (1893). 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Staten Island lies to the southwest of the rest of New York City. ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


See Edward E. Emerson (ed.), The Life and Letters of Charles Russell Lowell (Boston, 1907).


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Lowell was already looked upon by his companions as a man marked by wit and poetic sentiment; Miss White was admired for her beauty, her character and her intellectual gifts, and the two became thus the hero and heroine among a group of ardent young men and women.
Lowell's mother meanwhile was living, sometimes at home, sometimes at a neighbouring hospital, with clouded mind, and his wife was in frail health.
In 1877 Lowell, who had mingled so little in party politics that the sole public office he had held was the nominal one of elector in the Presidential election of 1876, was appointed by President Hayes minister resident at the court of Spain.
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The eldest son of cousins Charles Lowell and Anna Jackson, Charles Jr., or Charlie, was born in Boston on the 2nd of January, 1835.
Charles Lowell's first taste of combat as a commanding officer came during the Confederate retreat from Gettysburg when it was unsure among the Union high command just where Gen. Lee's army was located.
Lowell, with the regulars, charged a battery, capturing two guns and caissons during which his horse was shot out from under him, one of thirteen lost during the campaign.
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