Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Buffington Island” in chapter 1.57 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
Most of Chenault's Regiment were taken prisoners at Buffington's Island, Ohio, on July 17, 1863.
About two hundred of this regiment made a charge under Major McCreary and escaped.
at Buffington Island , but were surrounded by a large force of Federal cavalry the next day, and surrendered.
A few of the men of the Eleventh were among the band of 300 troops who got safely back to Dixie by swimming ...
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