Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant Purcell” in chapter 198 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
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.
The Kansas First and Second regiments were now ordered forward to support the right fla...
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