A picture for the book Julia Ward Howe (1819 - 1910)

Julia Ward Howe (1819 - 1910)


Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) (1915) was the 1917 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about the life of Julia Ward Howe, written by her daughters, Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliott. Assisted by third daughter, Florence Howe Hall. Julia Ward Howe was an abolitionist, poet, and travel writer, best remembered for penning the Union's most popular song during the American Civil War, The Battle Hymn of the Republic. Both Volume I and Volume II are included here.

Dedication: To Henry Marion Howe


VOLUME I - Chapter I - Ancestral

Chapter II - Little Julia Ward - 1819-1835; aet. 1-16

Chapter III - "The Corner" - 1835-1839; aet. 16-20

Chapter IV - Girlhood - 1839-1843; aet. 20-23

Chapter V - Travel - 1843-1844; aet. 24-25

Chapter VI - South Boston - 1844-1851; aet. 25-32

Chapter VII - "Passion Flowers" - 1852-1858; aet. 33-39

Chapter VIII - Little Sammy: The Civil War - 1859-1864; aet. 40-44

Chapter IX - No. 14 Chestnut Street, Boston - 1864; aet. 45

Chapter X - The Wider Outlook - 1865; aet. 46

Chapter XI - No. 19 Boylston Place: "Later Lyrics" - 1866; aet. 47

Chapter XII - Greece and Other Lands - 1867; aet. 48

Chapter XIII - Concerning Clubs - 1867-1871; aet. 48-52

Chapter XIV - The Peace Crusade - 1870-1872; aet. 51-53

Chapter XV - Santo Domingo - 1872-1874; aet. 53-56

Chapter XVI - The Last of Green Peace - 1872-1876; aet. 53-57

Chapter XVII - The Woman's Cause - 1868-1910

VOLUME II - Chapter I - Europe Revisited - 1877; aet. 58

Chapter II - A Roman Winter - 1878-1879; aet. 58-60

Chapter III - Newport - 1879-1882; aet. 60-63

Chapter IV - 241 Beacon Street: THe New Orleans Exposition - 1883-1885; aet. 64-66

Chapter V - More Changes - 1886-1888; aet. 67-69

Chapter VI - Seventy Years Young - 1889-1890; aet. 70-71

Chapter VII - A Summer Abroad - 1892-1893; aet. 73-74

Chapter VIII - "Divers Good Causes" - 1890-1896; aet. 71-77

Chapter IX - In the House of Labor - 1896-1897; aet. 77-78

Chapter X - The Last Roman Winter - 1897-1898; aet. 78

Chapter XI - Eighty Years - 1899-1900; aet. 80-81

Chapter XII - Stepping Westward - 1901-1902; aet. 82-83

Chapter XIII - Looking Toward Sunset - 1903-1905; aet. 84-86

Chapter XIV - "The Sundown Splendid and Serene" - 1906-1907' aet. 87-88

Chapter XV - "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the Coming of the Lord" - 1908-1910; aet. 89-91

Footnotes

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