Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. W. C. Bannister” in chapter 1.7 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...s among the first to fall.
He had behaved with great coolness and bravery, he was shot dead by a man stationed behind a tree in Rives' yard.
Others showed no less bravery.
I was informed that Mr. W. C. Bannister , who was very deaf, on being summoned to surrender, either not understanding or showing fight, was shot dead.
Mr. James Kerr, a staunch and true man who had already clone good and faithful service,...
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