Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Sykes” in chapter 122, page 380 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
But of the retreat let me say a word, and pardon, my dear fellow, this incoherent letter, written in an excited Centreville bivouac, on my sound knee, the other severely scratched.
As I said, Major Sykes , with his Third, Second, and Eighth Infantry, in all but eight companies, and they decimated, conducted the retreat.
Three of his officers had been wounded, and one killed or captured.
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