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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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er than their own, the 1st Louisiana was quickly supported we are informed, by the 3d, 4th and 22d Georgia regiments, of Wright's brigade, who held a large force of the foe at bay for two hours, before our forces were got into position, and appalled the enemy by their formidable front. Except in the 1st Louisiana, we hear of few casualties, and this arose from the fact that they were the victims of a trap laid by the Yankees and were too heroic to fall when discovering it. Col Shivers, Maj. Nellegan, and many men, were wounded--Lieut. Gilmore and some others being killed. This loss arose purely from an esprit du corps, which prompted them to remain and stand fast, though opposed by vastly superior numbers. It is said, however, that when the Louisianians closed their broken ranks, and charged upon the enemy's masses, that it was so terrible that they gave way in disorder. This conduct is perhaps akin to that which extracted the expression of Gen. Gosquet when witnessing the in sil