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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 1 1 Browse Search
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ens's battery. Official Records, 91, p. 173. Gen. D. A. Russell, himself a gallant Massachusetts officer, commanding a division, was killed by a piece of shell during the movement. His death, said Sheridan, brought sorrow to every heart in the army. In this engagement the Massachusetts troops losing most heavily were the 26th, 34th, 37th Infantry and the 3d Cavalry (dismounted). Battery 1 had 4 wounded only. The losses included Maj. E. S. Clark and Capt. E. W. Thayer of the 26th, Lieut. J. P. Haley of the 30th and Lieuts. J. F. Glidden and J. F. Poole of the 3d Cavalry. These were all from the 19th Corps, arrived from Florida to take part in the campaign. At one time during this battle the brigade containing the 34th Mass., having been for some time stationary under fire, was notified by General Thoburn that they would be presently ordered to charge. While he was speaking, the 34th Mass. on the right, impatient at their constant great and increasing loss, sprang to their feet