Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut.-Col. Samuel Boyd” in chapter 7, page 68 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
... carrying the colors in his hand and pressing up to the very muzzles of the guns.
At that point, there came a scattering discharge of canister which struck him down.
shattering both of his legs. Lieut.-Col. Samuel Boyd was also severely wounded in the same charge.
The vigilant enemy, seeing signs of trouble in their front, threw in strong reinforcements, which forced the brigade back in some confusion.
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