Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. John E. Friend” in chapter 1.7 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
... men at the Rives' salient had to stand a murderous fire upon them on their flank and rear, while facing the enemy in front.
It proved a bloody angle for those devoted men who held that position.
Mr. John E. Friend was 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 th...
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