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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 11 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., McDowell's advance to Bull Run. (search)
recruited in April, 1861, from among the firemen of New York City by Colonel E. Elmer Ellsworth, a young man of twenty-four, who, before the war, had organized in Chities of the North. President Lincoln,who had been escorted to Washington by Ellsworth, appointed him to a second lieutenancy in the regular army. on the morning of May 24th, when the Union forces crossed into Virginia, Ellsworth's Zouaves occupied the City of Alexandria. The Colonel, with the secretary and the chaplain ofsaw a secession flag flying from the Marshall House. With his two companions Ellsworth ascended to the roof, leaving private Francis E. Brownell at the foot of the garret stairs. On descending those stairs with the flag in his hands, Ellsworth was shot through the heart by James T. Jackson, the keeper of the hotel, who emptiedt Brownell. The latter, who was not hit, shot Jackson through the head. Colonel Ellsworth had endeared himself to President Lincoln, who was deeply affected by his
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