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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 6 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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ing way. Taking into action about 500 men, it lost about half of them in killed (32), wounded and prisoners, Lieut.-Col. W. S. Lincoln being among the latter. Colonel Wells was also wounded, but remained on the field. In the early and at last ineffectual campaign of General Hunter in the Shenandoah Valley, the hard-worked 34th ber 13 at Hupp's Hill, near Strasburg, throwing shells among them while they were eating dinner, with guns stacked. Forming hastily in line, they encountered him, Wells's brigade (including the 34th Mass.) being on the left. Wells was obliged at length to retreat, having suffered severely; and he himself was mortally wounded and Wells was obliged at length to retreat, having suffered severely; and he himself was mortally wounded and fell into the enemy's hands. The Union troops suffered much more than the Confederates from this unexpected attack, although both sides had fought well. It was followed up by a much larger surprise and attack, leading to the battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, which fell also at first on the same division (Thoburn's), still inc