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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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ance of the small-arms had been thrown into the river. All the small-arms were picked up where the enemy threw them down — a few in the Fort, the balance scattered from the top of the hill to the water's edge. We captured one hundred and sixty-four Federals, seventy-three negro troops and about forty negro women and children, and after removing every thing of value, as far as able to do so, the warehouses, tents, etc., were destroyed by fire. Among our severely wounded is Lieutenant-Colonel Wiley M. Reid, assigned temporarily to the command of the Fifth Mississippi regiment, who fell, severely wounded, while leading his regiment. When carried from the field he was supposed to be mortally wounded, but hopes are entertained of his ultimate recovery. He is a brave and gallant officer, a courteous gentleman, and a consistent Christian minister. I cannot compliment too highly the conduct of Colonels Bell and McCullock and the officers and men of their brigades, which composed th