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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 4 2 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
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ur Civil War, p. 219. Saddest of all was the vast number of wounded who expired in the narrow space between the hostile lines, on the days following the battle, simply from the inability of their own friends to succor them. In this battle of Cold Harbor the most formidable loss fell on the 25th Mass. Infantry, which reported 300 for duty that morning and lost 69 killed or mortally wounded, including 6 officers, Capt. Thos. O'Neil, Lieuts. Wm. Daley, Henry McConville, Henry Matthews, Chas. H. Pelton and James Graham; the wounded and missing making up the total list of regimental casualties to 215,—more than two-thirds of the whole number. Fox's Regimental Losses, p. 167. Compare Casualties of War in Army and Navy Journal, XXV, 818. Putnam, in Co. A, 25th Mass. (p. 289), describes the fine charge of the 25th at Cold Harbor. Another regiment suffering heavily was the 58th Mass., of which Fox says that it moved against the works ... with a line whose steadiness and precision elici