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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 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
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y took part in the battle of Bull Run or Manassas (July 21, 1861), these being the 1st Infantry (Colonel Cowdin), the 5th (Colonel Lawrence) and the 11th (Col. George Clark, Jr.). It is something to say that neither of the three did itself discredit in the way of cowardice on a day where so many failed. The 5th remained a day beyond its term of service to take part in the affair, and its colonel was wounded, his life being saved through the prompt action of a friend and classmate, Private George F. Hodges, See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 351. who himself died later in the service, as adjutant of the 18th Mass. Infantry. Twenty-two prisoners were taken from the 5th Mass., and were held for ten months before they could be exchanged. Of the 11th, two captains, a lieutenant and many wounded men were also taken prisoners, besides fifteen killed. The 1st Regiment took but little part in the battle, but lost Lieut. E. B. Gill, who was killed in the retreat. Its briga