Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Spotsylvania” in chapter 1, page 120 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative:
All these officers, with multitudes of enlisted men whose names would now be difficult even to enumerate and impossible to print,— nearly five hundred in all,—were the victims of Spotsylvania , a battle which brought to Massachusetts the heaviest losses of the war, those of the Wilderness being next. It was as full of hand-to-hand contests as the Wilderness, not, however, among trees, but...
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