Statistics for occurrence #1 of “a Colonel Shay” in chapter 71 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:

... there, it was exceedingly gratifying to see Major S. C. Oliver, commanding the post, send his shells bursting into their midst, soon scattering them into the woods for safety. Prisoners state that a Colonel Shay was killed by one of these shells. Every thing had gone well thus far. All the outposts had succeeded in getting in, except one at Bucker Grove. to the north-west about ten miles. It was held by ...

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