Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Mason” in chapter 198 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
... him to reverse his judgment, which he did after their first repulse of the enemy.
They fought like tigers, drove the enemy back, and 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.
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