Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant abolitionism. He was a member of the Secret Six who supported John Brown. During the Civil War, he served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized black regiment, from 1862–1864. Following the war, Higginson devoted much of the rest of his life to fighting for the rights of freed slaves, women and other disfranchised peoples.

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  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (* 22. Dezember 1823 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; † 9. Mai 1911) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Abolitionist. (de)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant abolitionism. He was a member of the Secret Six who supported John Brown. During the Civil War, he served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized black regiment, from 1862–1864. Following the war, Higginson devoted much of the rest of his life to fighting for the rights of freed slaves, women and other disfranchised peoples. (en)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1823 - 1911), fue un pastor de la Iglesia Unitaria, escritor, abolicionista y soldado. Tomó parte activa (1862-1864) en el Movimiento Abolicionista a mediados del siglo XIX. Prestó servicio como coronel del Primer Regimiento de Voluntarios de Carolina del Sur, el primer afroamericano del que se tiene constancia. Acabada la guerra, Higginson se entregó el resto de su vida para luchar por los derechos de los esclavos liberados, mujeres y otras personas desfavorecidas. (es)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (22 décembre 1823 – 9 mai 1911) était un pasteur unitarien et un abolitionniste américain. Candidat du Free Soil Party en 1850, il était partisan de l'action directe contre la loi sur les esclaves fugitifs de 1850 et mena en 1854 l'assaut contre le palais de justice de Boston où était détenu Anthony Burns. Pendant la guerre de Sécession, il servit comme colonel du First South Carolina Volunteers, le premier régiment autorisé par le pouvoir fédéral à être composé d'Afro-Américains mais dont les officiers étaient blancs. Il entretint une correspondance suivie avec Emily Dickinson, dont il coédita après la mort deux volumes de poèmes qu'il remania pour partie. (fr)
  • Si è contraddistinto già durante la guerra civile come colonnello, durante questi anni comprese la situazione degli schiavi e dedicò tutta la sua vita ai diritti e alla libertà della gente oppressa dalla schiavitù. (it)
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  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (* 22. Dezember 1823 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; † 9. Mai 1911) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Abolitionist. (de)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant abolitionism. He was a member of the Secret Six who supported John Brown. During the Civil War, he served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized black regiment, from 1862–1864. Following the war, Higginson devoted much of the rest of his life to fighting for the rights of freed slaves, women and other disfranchised peoples. (en)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1823 - 1911), fue un pastor de la Iglesia Unitaria, escritor, abolicionista y soldado. Tomó parte activa (1862-1864) en el Movimiento Abolicionista a mediados del siglo XIX. Prestó servicio como coronel del Primer Regimiento de Voluntarios de Carolina del Sur, el primer afroamericano del que se tiene constancia. Acabada la guerra, Higginson se entregó el resto de su vida para luchar por los derechos de los esclavos liberados, mujeres y otras personas desfavorecidas. (es)
  • Si è contraddistinto già durante la guerra civile come colonnello, durante questi anni comprese la situazione degli schiavi e dedicò tutta la sua vita ai diritti e alla libertà della gente oppressa dalla schiavitù. (it)
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson (22 décembre 1823 – 9 mai 1911) était un pasteur unitarien et un abolitionniste américain. Candidat du Free Soil Party en 1850, il était partisan de l'action directe contre la loi sur les esclaves fugitifs de 1850 et mena en 1854 l'assaut contre le palais de justice de Boston où était détenu Anthony Burns. Pendant la guerre de Sécession, il servit comme colonel du First South Carolina Volunteers, le premier régiment autorisé par le pouvoir fédéral à être composé d'Afro-Américains mais dont les officiers étaient blancs. (fr)
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