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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 15 15 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 10 10 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 3 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 2 2 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 1 1 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) 1 1 Browse Search
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al wounded, and a number taken prisoners. My old cook, Napoleon, is taken prisoner. We killed about four hundred of the rebels, and took forty prisoners. I am without a stitch of clothing, but all right and unhurt. My men fought good. The pickets fought like devils. We lost papers and everything. I got out buttoning my pints to receive them. Their war cry was, "No quarters to Wilson or his men." Your husband, Wm. Wilson. Camp Brown, near Fort Pickens, 6th Reg. N. Y. V., Oct. 15, 1861. Dear Wife: The steamer, I believe, will sail this afternoon for New York. I wrote you a few hurried lines the day after the fight. I fear news from the South has reached you with terrible statements of the affair. They had me killed, and every man in the regiment. All they did was done suddenly. At 3 o'clock in the morning they attacked us with 2,000 men. We had only 200 men. My sentinels fought bravely, and gave us notice, but it was a short one. We were hardly out of bed, a