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t just that this fact should be officially known, as Lieutenant-Colonel Boone was an officer of the highest rank taken in the battle. The humble part which I have performed as an officer commanding one of the regiments of your brigade, individually and otherwise, is now left to you and those commanding the division. Respectfully, W. A. Gorman, Col. First Regiment, Minnesota. Supplement to the official report of Col. Gorman, of the First regiment, Minnesota. camp Minnesota, July 2, 1861. The regimental flag borne by my color-bearer has through its folds one cannon ball, two grape shot, and sixteen bullets, and one in the staff. The color guard were all wounded but the color-bearer, one mortally. The company flag of Company I was pierced with five balls and one on the spear head. Please attach this to my report. Respectfully, W. A. Gorman, Col. First Regiment, Minnesota. Report of Col. J. H. H. Ward. Headquarters Second brigade, Third Division, camp nea
Doc. 68 1/2-the fight at Romney. A rebel account. Baltimore, Tuesday, July 2, 1861. A correspondent in Winchester, Va., has forwarded the following account of the skirmish between the pickets of the Union and rebel forces near Romney It is an extract from a letter addressed to the Hon. J. M. Mason at Winchester, by a gentleman in Col. McDonald's regiment, dated: Headquaters, Romney, June 27-4 A. M. Yesterday (Wednesday) Richard Ashby left, with a portion of his command, twenty-one strong, from Capt. T. Ashby's company, on a scouting expedition to Maryland. Dividing his command into three bodies, he, with six men, met a strong force of United States dragoons, regulars, and made a running fight with them, killing a number of the enemy. Himself and three of his men are missing, but two escaped, and we fear that they have been killed, as their horses were led off by the enemy. Capt. Ashby, who was also scouting with six men, hearing of the fight, immediately st
Doc. 69.-the battle at falling Waters. July 2, 1861. The telegraphic account of the battle near Hainesville was exceedingly meagre and unsatisfactory. This fact may be accounted for by mentioning that the Government operator at Hagerstown became so excited when the account of the fight reached him, that he shouldered his muy to the gallows, and said: How beautiful are the grain fields! --Philadelphia Press, July 5. Another Union account. Falling Waters, Berkeley Co., Va., July 2d, 1861. it is now four o'clock P. M., and the battle of Falling Waters is over. Three men have been killed on our side. Geo. Drake of Company A, Wisconsin 1st ved with most admirable coolness. Colonel C. P. Dare found in one of the camps the rebels had just left, the following note unfinished: camp Stephens, July 2, 1861. dear sue: I have written two or three letters to you and Ellen, but not being able to get them to the Post-Office, had to tear them up. Our nearest Post-Of