Fitz James O'Brien

Union Army officer

Fitz James O'Brien (25 October 1826–6 April 1862) was an Irish American Civil War soldier, writer, and poet.


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The Diamond Lens (1858) edit

  • Like every novice, I fancied myself a discoverer.

What Was It? A Mystery (1859) edit

  • I feel my capacity to experience a terror greater than anything yet conceived by the human mind—something combining in fearful and unnatural amalgamation hitherto supposed incompatible elements.

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