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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 3 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 2 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 5, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 1 1 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. 1 1 Browse Search
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giment received a new regimental color. Michael A. Dillon, of the 2d New Hampshire Infantry (Co. G.), a native of Massachusetts, won a medal of honor in this battle. Massachusetts had a right also to share the laurels of the 70th New York, or 1st Excelsior Regiment, since this was commanded by a Massachusetts officer—Col. William Dwight, Jr., one of four brothers who distinguished themselves in the service—and included companies from this State. After the battle of Williamsburg, Lieutenant-Colonel Farnum wrote to the mayor of New York, under the precious rags which were once so proudly borne by. the 1st Excelsior Regiment more men have fallen in a single fight than ever fell under any other flag in the service of the United States. The regiment went into the field with six hundred privates and twenty-seven officers, and more than half of the privates were killed or wounded, as were also twenty-three out of the twenty-seven officers. Townsend's Honors of the Empire State, p. 317