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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 21 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 18 2 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 15 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 12 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 12 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 1 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. 4 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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descriptions of the battle may be found in the Comte de Paris, Civil War in America (translation), I, 417, and in Palfrey's Bartlett, 17. On the folly of Ball's Bluff, see Gordon's Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, 61, 64. General Baker's case is stated in Senator E. D. Baker's Defence at Ball's Bluff. troops were sent across a rapid stream and exposed to a greater force, without intrenchments and with the stream behind them, was a Massachusetts man and a regular army officer. So was Gen. Frederick W. Lander, who fell in the battle, and was the first of her general officers to die in the service,—as he had also been the first of all men, it was claimed, to offer his services to the general government. See his funeral sermon, by Rev. George W. Briggs, D. D. The 15th Mass. Infantry (Colonel Devens) and the 20th (Col. W. R. Lee) were (with the 71st Pennsylvania) the regiments chiefly engaged, the two companies of the 19th not being in action. Placed in a hopeless position, and hope