Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Commander J. H. Ward” in chapter 59 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
United States steam sloop Pawnee, Potomac River, June 27, 1861.
sir:--I have to report the following casualties resulting from the action at Matthias Point this afternoon:
Killed 1.-- Commander J. H. Ward , commanding flotilla; gunshot wound of abdomen, almost immediately fatal.
Wounded dangerously 2.--1. William J. Best, O. S., belonging to the Pawnee; gunshot wound, fracturing both bones of left ...
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