Major Henry Lee Higginson '55 will speak on "Reminiscences of the Civil War" in the Living Room of the Union tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock. The lecture will be open to members of the Union only. Major Higginson is well known to all members of the University as the donor of the funds for building the Union and for purchasing Soldiers Field. He has also been of great assistance in maintaining the Boston Symphony Orchestra and has been a leader in all public movements in Boston.
After leaving Harvard, Major Higginson served as a volunteer in the Civil War, becoming major and brevet lieutenant-colonel of the 1st Massachusetts cavalry. He was severely wounded at Aldie, Virginia, in June, 1863.