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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 2 Browse Search
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Mass. Infantry, Alexander J. Dallas of the 16th and William G. Hewins of the 18th. Capts. George Bush and William Cordwell of the 13th had been killed by artillery fire at Fitzhugh's Crossing, being the only persons killed (April 29-30). Lieut. A. E. Phillips, 1st Mass. Cavalry, was mortally wounded at Rapidan Station (May 1). There fell also at Chancellorsville Lieut. Gerald Fitzgerald (2d), John Munn and John S. Harris (11th), Hiram Rowe and Samuel Savage (16th). To these should be added Colcently brave. See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 147. On the first day of the battle of Chancellorsville there took place a cavalry skirmish at Rapidan Station, Va. (May 1, 1863), when the only life lost was that of Lieut. A. E. Phillips of Chicopee, of the 1st Mass. Cavalry. The fight at Brandy Station (June 9), in which the 1st Mass. Cavalry took active part, was the first instance where the Union cavalry really showed itself the equal of a similar Confederate force.