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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. 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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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uding seven officers, but the exposed flank rendered a retreat finally necessary, during which about one hundred of the 13th were taken prisoners. Out of two hundred and sixty muskets in action, the whole loss in killed, wounded and missing was one hundred and eighty-nine. Lieutenant-Colonel Batchelder's report is in Official War Records, 43, p. 298. The 12th (Col. J. L. Bates), a much larger regiment, lost one-eighth of its number, including Lieuts. Francis Thomas of Weymouth and Charles G. Russell of Boston. Both these regiments were in the second division of the First Corps, under Maj.-Gen. J. F. Reynolds, though temporarily commanded by Maj.-Gen. Abner Doubleday. The First Corps was, on this first day, in the words of its commander, broken and defeated but not discouraged, and was a mere advance guard of the army. The men captured were largely taken in the effort to reach General Steinwehr's division on Cemetery Hill, which was their rallying point. Doubleday's Chancello