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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore),
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, chapter 10 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 87 (search)
How Major Tanner fell.--The Brown County (Ind.) Union, contains a letter from Missouri, dated Sept. 21st, in which the w
lowing account of the rencontre in which the gallant Major Gordon Tanner received the wounds which resulted in his death:
from the Twenty-second, were ordered, under command of Major Tanner, to proceed by land through a corn-field and the woods eached a point at the foot of a hill in the woods, when Major Tanner ordered company B, Capt. Steepleton, and my company, C, he base of the hill, some ten or fifteen feet lower.
Major Tanner rode up on the left of the column, some five or six ste at least, a platoon, opened upon us, being directed at Major Tanner, who was shot through the hips, and shortly fell from h hose of us on the high ground) being evidently aimed at Major Tanner, who was between us and the direction of the fire, but s off, and splitting the gun-stocks of several others.
Major Tanner's horse just then came through our ranks, knocking seve