Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Polk” in article pos=26 of The Daily Dispatch: June 15, 1864., [Electronic resource]:
As the rains have closed, it is supposed that active operations will again commence.
Trains from the front to-day bring very few wounded.
The following dispatch from Major West, of Gen. Polk 's staff, was received by Col. Thrasher at noon to-day:
"Lieut. Gen. Polk was struck by a cannon shot to-day about eleven o'clock and instantly killed.
Gens. Johnston, Hardee and Jackson were ...
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