Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. William Bullitt” in chapter 16, page 169 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
... hill The fire did some execution, killing and wounding nine or ten men among the Crescents. Among the latter was Color-Sergeant Schilling.
The flag, falling from his hand, was quickly taken up by Lieut. William Bullitt .
Evidently the Washington artillery had been seen, and the aim was to kill the horses and so secure the battery.
Two of the guns remained on the hill, with dead horses keeping guard.
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