A general rush took place among the prisoners — they all stepping forward.
He then allowed Atwood Crosby, of Maine, to take care of his brother, who was wounded in the back, and five others: Tompkins, Company C, Seventy-first; John Hand, of Massachusetts; a young boy of the Second Rhode Island, about 17 years old; Deegan, of the Twenty-seventh, and another, an assistant to a Maine surgeon, and his servant, who cooked for the prisoners, under the direction of Tompkins.
The rest were kept out Elizabeth-town, N. J., also died; wounded in legs.
Doctors were not there to amputate.
George Sayne and John P. Morrissey, both of the Seventy-first, also died Wednesday morning, within one hour of each other, lying side by side.
Mead, of Massachusetts, a wealthy shoe-manufacturer, died while having his thigh amputated.
Several others died, whose names I could not learn, numbering in all 32.
On Tuesday evening, six of the doctors came back on parole — Drs. Peugnet, Swift, Winston, De Gr