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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 48 2 Browse Search
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ttery, and facing in a north-westerly direction. Gen. Burns formed his brigade in line of battalions in mass,ght flank. Gen. Sedgwick immediately directed General Burns to deploy to the right, perpendicular to the linline of battle seemed to waver. At that instant, Gen. Burns, with quick judgment comprehending the critical sound at right angles with the crest of the hill, and Burns's two regiments, executing the order of Sedgwick, fothe right and left, reckless of personal hazard; and Burns held his forces firmly in hand on the right, waitinggwick's division, of whom nine tenths were wounded. Burns's brigade, which was held as the first line of suppopt. Markoe, First California, Lieut. Camblos, and Gen. Burns, and Lieut. Donelson, of the First California, wean was as enthusiastic as a boy, and firm as a rock; Burns's quick judgment and admirable conduct at the most chis aid-de-camp; Captain G. A. Hicks, A. A.G. to General Burns, and Lieuts. Blakeney and Camblos, and in fact,
rebel position before Richmond. Hancock's and Burns's brigades held the most exposed lines. The fnition, a strong force pressed strongly upon Gen. Burns's picket-line. He sent word instantly to Had red battle began to stamp his foot. Gallant Burns was first to feel the shock. One of his favore was eloquent in his praises of his command. Burns had borne the brunt of the fight, and he did int grimly. His first words were: B., that was Burns's fight. He showed himself a splendid soldierimself, and he appreciates merit. I found General Burns stretched under a lofty pine, and his warrin led his gallant fellows to the charge. General Burns speaks so warmly of the devotion and heroiicers, including Sumner, Sedgwick, Richardson, Burns, and their staffs, missing them fortunately, bbe to break our right centre, and consequently Burns's brigade was the recipient of the principal sock, and Davidson, and Meade, and Seymore, and Burns, and Sickles, and Sully, and Owens, and dead W[4 more...]
ound in left ankle; Corp. C. F. Tilton, flesh-wound left wrist; privates, C. F. Buxton, flesh, left ankle; M. D. P. Foster, breast, not serious; C. H. Fuller, right ankle; L. Page, flesh, right shoulder; J. H. Shirley, flesh, left hip; 0. Spaulding, flesh, right leg, and right arm broken; P. G. Gilman, right arm broken; L. Lane, flesh, left leg; J. Upton, flesh, right arm; L. O. Ferrson, do.; T. D. McAlpine, shoulder, severe; M. T. McAlpine, flesh wounds in right arm and leg. Missing: privates J. Burns, H. F. Hazelton, G. Page. Company B--Killed: Capt. Wm. B. Williams, Corporal James Oakes, private Albert Gibson. Wounded: Lieutenant D. A. Oakey, hip, slight; First Sergt. R. Hatch, chest, seriously; Corporal Joseph Rogers, right arm and left foot; privates, Owen Breene, thigh, not serious; Simeon Eaton, back, not serious; D. S. Greenough, slightly in ankle; James E. Moulton, rib broken; Peter McKean, groin, dangerous; John Stevens, right elbow, slightly. Missing: John T. Huff.
ound in left ankle; Corp. C. F. Tilton, flesh-wound left wrist; privates, C. F. Buxton, flesh, left ankle; M. D. P. Foster, breast, not serious; C. H. Fuller, right ankle; L. Page, flesh, right shoulder; J. H. Shirley, flesh, left hip; 0. Spaulding, flesh, right leg, and right arm broken; P. G. Gilman, right arm broken; L. Lane, flesh, left leg; J. Upton, flesh, right arm; L. O. Ferrson, do.; T. D. McAlpine, shoulder, severe; M. T. McAlpine, flesh wounds in right arm and leg. Missing: privates J. Burns, H. F. Hazelton, G. Page. Company B--Killed: Capt. Wm. B. Williams, Corporal James Oakes, private Albert Gibson. Wounded: Lieutenant D. A. Oakey, hip, slight; First Sergt. R. Hatch, chest, seriously; Corporal Joseph Rogers, right arm and left foot; privates, Owen Breene, thigh, not serious; Simeon Eaton, back, not serious; D. S. Greenough, slightly in ankle; James E. Moulton, rib broken; Peter McKean, groin, dangerous; John Stevens, right elbow, slightly. Missing: John T. Huff.