Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Johnston” in article pos=67 of The Daily Dispatch: November 25, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...he river, but in so doing we would have left the company in the hands of the enemy.
We concluded we would be taken prisoners rather than leave our commands, although the retreat had been sounded.
Lieut. Johnston swam across the river safely, I believe.
There were a great many who were shot whilst endeavoring to swim the river, and I have no doubt that many were drowned.
The fight was a very severe on...
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