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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 1 1 Browse Search
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professor of horticulture in Harvard University.) Capt. Howard Dwight, assistant adjutant-general at the headquarters of General Banks, was shot and killed by guerillas at Bayou Boeuf, May 4, 1863, after having surrendered while riding to the front. His brother, Brig.-Gen. Wm. Dwight, Jr., was ordered by General Banks to arrest one hundred white persons in the vicinity and send them to New Orleans, to be confined as hostages for the arrest of the assassins. Official War Records, XV, 312, 1119. Irwin, pp. 145, 146. There were not so many white men in that whole region, and the offenders were never brought to justice, though the act was disavowed and condemned by the Confederate officers. Another brother, Maj. Wilder Dwight, had already fallen at Antietam. In the siege of Port Hudson, Colonel Chickering (41st Mass. Infantry) marched, May 21, from Barreas Landing with a force consisting of his own regiment,—now mounted as cavalry on prairie horses,—the 52d Mass. Infantry, four M