Trivia Question 1-9-19 He's a Poet

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Franklin College's Poet Laureate
"…When Heaven shall blow the trump of peace,
And bid this weary warfare cease,
Their several missions nobly done,
The triumph grasped, and freedom won..."

This poem was written by an alumnus of Franklin College (later, the University of Georgia.) He entered the University in 1845 and was to graduate in the class of 1847, but ill health and lack of money caused him to withdraw prior to graduation. He enlisted as a Private in the Confederate Army but was discharged after 9 months due to tuberculosis. He served briefly as a western war correspondent and became fairly well-known as a poet.
1. Who is he?
2. Into what regiment did he enlist?
3. For what newspaper did he serve as a war correspondent?

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1. Who is he? - Henry Timrod
2. Into what regiment did he enlist? - 20th South Carolina Regiment
3. For what newspaper did he serve as a war correspondent? - South Carolinian

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Edit - He was associate editor of the South Carolinian, but not a war correspondent for that newspaper.

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Franklin College's Poet Laureate
"…When Heaven shall blow the trump of peace,
And bid this weary warfare cease,
Their several missions nobly done,
The triumph grasped, and freedom won..."

This poem was written by an alumnus of Franklin College (later, the University of Georgia.) He entered the University in 1845 and was to graduate in the class of 1847, but ill health and lack of money caused him to withdraw prior to graduation. He enlisted as a Private in the Confederate Army but was discharged after 9 months due to tuberculosis. He served briefly as a western war correspondent and became fairly well-known as a poet.
1. Who is he?
2. Into what regiment did he enlist?
3. For what newspaper did he serve as a war correspondent?

credit: @lelliott19
1. Henry Timrod (1829-1867).
2. 20th South Carolina Infantry.
3. Charleston Mercury.
 
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