Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Thornburg” in chapter 1.27 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
Captain Thornburg and Adjutant Cowles were in front, urging the men forward.
The retreat was ordered but the noise was so deafening nothing could be heard.
Major Andrews reached Captain Thornburg and Adjutant Cowles and gave them the orders to retreat, after which the word was passed along the line and the retreat up the hill was begun, the enemy continuing their deadly firing.
It was abou...
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