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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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pposed to be prisoners. Missing--Privates William Breese, Charles Shear, Erving C. Smith, John Jackson, Isaac Kinnan, Wm. Phelan, Byron Swazee, Edward Chevalier, John Gumbleton, Henry J. Griffin, John Ryan, (all supposed to be prisoners.) Company K.--Wounded--Privates Orlando B. Whitney, Henry Van Ornan, Patrick Waters, all taken prisoners; Pitt C. Wadhams, in right leg, near the thigh; Loyal E. Wolcott, slightly; and Sergeant John H. Glidden, slightly in the head. Missing--Corporal George Boutwell. Privates Jas. A. Coburn, James McCormick, and Wesley Summer, (supposed to have been taken prisoners.) Total killed, 19; total wounded, 55; total missing, 54. Total loss, 128. Fifth Division. Colonel miles's report. Headquarters Fifth Division, camp near Alexandria, July 24, 1861. Capt. James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Department: sir: My health being impaired and growing worse, if I delay I shall not be able to report the operation of my divisi
is feeling is exhibiting itself, too, with renewed energy among the old abolition agitators, who but a few years since clamored loudly for disunion, pronouncing the Federal Constitution a league with hell and a covenant with death. Gerrit Smith, the patriarch of them all, says that both abolitionists and anti-abolitionists should petition the executive to proclaim the liberty of the slaves. Wendell Phillips is anxious to proclaim Mr. Lincoln the liberator of four millions of bondsmen, and Boutwell, once governor of the State of Massachusetts, thinks that the present war will not terminate until the Lincoln Government asserts in some way the doctrine that liberty is not the property of any race; that it is not the exclusive right of any class, but that it is the God given right of all the sons of men --including of course the African race. This same incendiary concludes his tirade with the assumption that this contest marches logically, philosophically, and inevitably toward the eman