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  1. Higginson, Thomas Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginsonnoun

    United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)


  1. thomas higginson

    Thomas Higginson (1823-1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was known for his support of women's suffrage and his service as a colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War, where he led the first federally authorized Black regiment. Higginson was also notably a correspondent and mentor to the poet Emily Dickinson. His writings contribute significantly to literature, social reform movements, military history, and cultural criticism of his time.


  1. Thomas Higginson

    Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Higginson the son of John Higginson and Eliza Sheriff, was an Irish emigrant from County Antrim, Ireland who left for Canada in 1819 and settled in Vankleek Hill in 1829. In 1831, he married Margery Browne.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Higginson in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Higginson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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