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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 378 378 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 28 28 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 12 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) 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 10 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 9 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 9 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 6 Browse Search
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neral some months after death. (See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 443.) Good reports of the share of the 24th Mass. by Col. F. A. Osborn and Capt G W. Gardner will be found in Official War Records, 87, pp. 754-57. A general report by Colonel Pickett (25th Mass.) will be found at p. 809. (20th Mass.), Capt. Patrick Nolan (28th Mass.), Lieuts. William Thorne and Jesse S. Williams (24th Mass.). In the attack on the Weldon Railroad, below Petersburg, under General Warren (August 18-21), the Massachusetts troops engaged were the 18th, 21st, 29th, 32d, 35th, 36th, 39th, 56th, 57th and 59th Infantry, the 1st Cavalry and the 3d, 5th, 9th and 11th batteries, almost all incurring small losses and the 39th suffering especially with 17 killed or mortally wounded and 246 missing, mostly prisoners. Lieutenant-Colonel Peirson was severely wounded, leaving Capt. F. R. Kinsley in command of the 39th, who was himself made prisoner a day or two later. Lieut. Wm. T. Spear was mort