Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Pierce” in article 25 of The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...at Yorktown, and the place was being strongly fortified.
There are also batteries between Great Bethel and Yorktown.
The Confederates report one killed and five wounded, and expressed a hope that Gen. Pierce may be retained in command.
Major Winthrop was shot by a Louisiana rifleman while leading a vigorous charge.
He was buried by the Confederates, who greatly praised his heroism.
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