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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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re on the part of ladies from Maine residing in California. Capt. E. W. Jones, of the same regiment, fell mortally wounded while exhibiting great courage in rallying his men to the charge. Lieut.-Col. Speidal, of the First regiment Connecticut Volunteers, was set upon by three of the enemy, who undertook to make him a prisoner. The Lieut.-Col. killed one and drove off the other two of his assailants, and escaped. I observed the activity of Capts. Hawley and Chapman, Adjutant Bacon, and Lieut. Drake, on the field. Col. Chatfield, of the Third regiment Connecticut Volunteers, was gives special credit to Major Warner and Adjutant Duryee, for their coolness and energy in assisting to keep the men in line, and in urging them forward into action. The men of the Third regiment brought off in the retreat two of our abandoned guns, one caisson and several baggage wagons, and behaved with great coolness in the retreat, and the bulk of the regiment was present to repel the charge of cavalry
ing. He instantly touched up his pony at the sound of the cannon, and dashed away in the direction of the firing. Coming to a frame farm-house beside the road, temporarily converted into a hospital, he dismounted, and found inside the body of Geo. Drake, of Company A, First Wisconsin Regiment. The deceased had been shot through the breast, and fell dead at once, exclaiming at the moment, Oh, my mother! He looked as placid and fair, lying thus to wake no more, as if reposing in a gentle sleep grain fields! --Philadelphia Press, July 5. Another Union account. Falling Waters, Berkeley Co., Va., July 2d, 1861. it is now four o'clock P. M., and the battle of Falling Waters is over. Three men have been killed on our side. Geo. Drake of Company A, Wisconsin 1st Regiment, was shot through the head and expired instantly. One man was killed in the 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, and one in Colonel Thomas's 2d Cavalry. Corporal McGinley, of McMullin's Rangers, was shot through the