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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
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heir several duties, and on the field anxious to do the cause service in the most dangerous places, they richly deserve the thanks of the country. To the glorious dead we drop a tear, and while we cannot but deeply regret the great loss, not only we, their companions, but the country, has sustained, we could not wish them more honorable graves. The conscientious, brave, and high-minded Captain Robert Headen, the gallant Lieutenant Dennis Dease, the gentle, but firm and untiring Lieutenant D. Grant Cooke, of the Twelfth United States colored infantry--the two former receiving their death wounds while leading their men against their country's and freedom's foe, the latter butchered by the savage enemy while performing his duties as regimental quartermaster, taking supplies to his command — we can never forget as friends, and their positions can hardly be re-filled. In the death of Lieutenant John M. Woodruff, Lieutenant George Taylor, Lieutenant L. L. Parks, and Lieutenant James
Doc. 86. Confederate cruelty. Report of Lieutenant Fitch. Nashville, Tennessee, January 3, 1865. Major: The following report of my capture and subsequent attempted murder is respectfully submitted for your information: I was captured on the twentieth December, fourteen miles in a south-eastern direction from Murfreesboroa, in company with two other officers, Lieutenant D. G. Cooke, Seventeenth United States colored infantry, and Captain C. G. Penfield, Forty-fourth United States colored infantry, by a company of scouts belonging to Forrest's command, numbering thirty-six men, commanded by Captain Harvey. As soon as captured we were robbed of everything of any value, even to clothing. We were kept under guard for three days with some other prisoners (private soldiers of General Steadman's division, who were captured near Murfreesboroa), until we reached a small town called Lewisburg, some eighteen miles south of Duck river. There the officers were sent under a guar