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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 51 (search)
One hand for the Union.--In the battle of Bull Run, Henry Benson, of Kenosha co., Wis., fought gallantly with his regiment, the Second Wisconsin. He was first shot through the hand, and exclaimed, There goes one hand for the Union. Rally, boys, and down with the traitor! Just then a ball struck him near the heart. He died exclaiming, Tell my father I die like a man fighting for the Union. --Boston Journal, Aug. 7.
The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1863., [Electronic resource], Progress of the