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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 27 27 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 22, 1861.., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 3 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 3 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 3 3 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 I. 2 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 2 Browse Search
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t the entrance of the tent of the writer and said, It is as I thought it would be, they are firing into each other; get your regiment ready, and report as a reinforcement to General Peirce. The account of the affair of the two Bethels has passed into history. This, however, is the first time that this singular example of intuition on the part of General Phelps has ever been written for publication. (Report of Association of Graduates, U. S. Military Academy, 1885, p. 77.) When, on July 18, 1861, the Army of the Potomac made its first reconnaissance at Blackburn's Ford, the duty was chiefly performed by the 1st Mass. Infantry (Col. Robert Cowdin), the first three years regiment to leave the State, and the first in the service of the United States to report at Washington. In this engagement died Lieut. W. H. B. Smith of Cambridge, the first of two hundred and eight volunteer lieutenants from Massachusetts who fell in the war; and the manner of his death was curiously illustrativ