Statistics for occurrence #1 of “George T. Mason” in chapter 1 of General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox:
... infantry under General Torrijon, who took captive or killed the entire party.
Captains Thornton and Hardee and Lieutenant Kane were made prisoners.
The other commissioned officer of the command, George T. Mason , of my class, refused to surrender; being a superior swordsman, he tried to cut his way out, and was killed.
This affair was taken as open war, and General Taylor called on the governors of Texas a...
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