Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Waggaman” in chapter 1.18, section c.1.18.88, page 184 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
At Petersburg he led the 2d Brigade in another desperate charge, and again saw perilous action when the brigades were covering the retreat.
Then Appomattox and surrender came.
There it was Colonel Waggaman 's sad honor to surrender all that was left of the 16,000 men who composed the Louisiana brigades.
When they had been drawn up in ranks for the ceremony Colonel Waggaman begged of them the privilege...
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