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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 324 324 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 53 53 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 16 16 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 15 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 12 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 12 12 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 11 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 11 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 10 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 10 Browse Search
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9). Brig.-Gen. Rufus Saxton, United States Volunteers (a Massachusetts officer), commanded about this time the defence of Harper's Ferry (May 26-30) in a manner that subsequently won him a medal of honor. In the battle at Hanover Court House May 27, the 9th and 22d Mass., with a section of the 3d Battery, were in action, the 5th Battery being also present but not active. The 9th Mass. distinguished itself by a charge, showing in advance the qualities so signally tested later. The losses is nearly two thousand (1,995), with scarcely any loss on the other side. Lieutenant-Colonel O'Brien was killed in this engagement and the greater part of his little party was killed or wounded. But the most conspicuous figure on the field on May 27 was Colonel Bartlett of the 49th, who, having lost a leg in the Peninsular, insisted upon advancing on horseback for the half-mile before the works, over the roughest possible field, repeatedly floundering to his horse's neck amid the roots and r