When John Walworth dropped off his seventeen-year-old son Douglas at Harvard College shortly before the beginning of fall term 1850, the students and faculty there had just endured one of the most scandalous events in the school’s history. John White Webster, a professor of chemistry and geology, ha....
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: "I Hope You Will Learn to Be a True Patriot": A Southern Planter's Letters to His Son at Harvard,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss1/3