Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Merritt” in chapter 197, page 513 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...followed up the advantage gained for a considerable distance.
Captain Mason, Company C, was killed soon after his regiment was engaged.
Lieutenant Purcell was mortally wounded.
Major Porter and Colonel Merritt , gallantly cheering on their boys, escaped unharmed.
The Kansas First and Second regiments were now ordered forward to support the right flank of the Iowas.
Colonel Green's regiment of Tennesse...
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