Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in article pos=18 of The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... "I tell you, Massachusetts will send men who 'will fight till from their bouns the flesh is hacked.' They will wade through blood and slaughter in support of the Stars and Stripes."
It was a Massachusetts General who led the Federal troops in the battle at Bethel Church.
He waded "through blood and slaughter" to get out of the range of Southern bullets, and we opine that the valiant Butler of Massac...
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