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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 19 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 12 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 3 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 3 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 2 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 1 1 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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in the battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg landing Some military critics hold that the fate of the Confederacy was determined on the fields of Shiloh. (Johnson's Short History of the War of Secession, p. 143.) (April 6, 1862) was performed by Col. Everett Peabody of the 25th Missouri, a Massachusetts man and a Harvard graduate. He at that time commanded a brigade, and was so sure of the surprise which had been planned against the Union troops that he sent out a scouting party, which was the first to discover the approach of the enemy, and then fell back skirmishing. Colonel Peabody's brigade was one of the few which were in line when the attack came on; he rode to the front, in order to encourage his men, and fell in fifteen minutes, receiving five wounds,—in the head, thigh, neck and body. His brigade retreated in good order, and his own regiment numbered six hundred on the day after the battle, which could not have occurred had not its colonel taken better care of his men than of h