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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 3 1 Browse Search
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a strong force of the enemy until severely wounded, while colonel 61st New York Volunteers, commanding the line of skirmishers in front of the 1st Division, 2d Army Corps. Col. N. J. Hall, brigade commander, expresses acknowledgments to Lieutenant Ferris (19th Mass.) and Lieutenant McKay (20th Mass.) who volunteered, with twenty-five men from each regiment, to cross the river in boats and dislodge the enemy from riflepits that menaced the builders of a bridge, but their services were not fiRecords, 67, p. 339. On earlier days of the prolonged conflict Lieut. G. B. Simonds of the 15th Mass. had fallen, with Lieuts. Edward Sturgess and L. E. Hibbard, of the 20th. On May 12 died Capt. M. H. Warren of the 1st Mass. Infantry and Lieut. J. J. Ferris of the 19th; on May 18 Maj. A. J. Lawler and Capts. James Magner and W. F. Cochrane of the 28th Mass. In the contest of the heavy artillery regiments on May 19 among the killed or mortally wounded were Maj. F. A. Rolfe, Capts. W. G. Thomps