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Theodore Winthrop

Theodore Winthrop

Theodore Winthrop (September 22, 1828June 10, 1861) was a writer, lawyer and world traveler. He was one of the first Union officers killed in the American Civil War.


  • Civilization without its appliances is weaker than barbarism.
    • The Canoe and the Saddle: Adventures Among the Northwestern Rivers and Forests (1863), ch. ix: Via Mala

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