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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Color Episode of the one hundred and Forty-Ninth regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. (search)
McPherson barnyard, the Confederates already being along the lane east of the barn, I saw Color-Bearer Brehm, with his flag, run obliquely through the meadow east of the lane; that he evidently enterhen the enemy was right by them; that one of them laid hold of the National flag in the hands of Brehm, saying this is mine; that Brehm said no by G—it isn't, seized him by the throat and threw him oBrehm said no by G—it isn't, seized him by the throat and threw him on the ground, but the Sergeant went down too on top of him; that evidently the rebels had not expected any resistance, and so, in the anxiety of each one to get one of our flags, they were unpreparedat in a few seconds, the guard having shot the majority of their assailants, and clubbed others, Brehm was on his feet again with his colors and running at the top of his speed for the regiment, and es along the lane before discovering, amid the smoke of battle, that they were men in grey; that Brehm dashed right through their line, but himself and comrade were shot down in the lane in a struggl
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Affidavit of Supervisors of Co. C, 149th regiment. Pa. Vols. (search)
n made but five or ten minutes sooner, or, had Brehm not lost twice that length of time in waiting,ny one of our brigade who claimed to have seen Brehm approaching through the meadow, the inference that one temporarily stretched on his back by Brehm! The owners of the three off without a scratc Price, the leader, was evidently the man whom Brehm clutched by the throat and hurled to the grounand had picked up a gun and was ready to fire, Brehm's bold dash through the enemy's ranks may haveast, Davis' men were the only troops from whom Brehm anticipated any danger; and his intention, no iscovered. The last time but one that I saw Brehm, was immediately after he was compelled to surre of his wound were correct. The captor of Brehm's flag was J. T. Lumpkin, of Company C, 55th Vearest comrades at once directed their fire on Brehm; and when he was struck down, this fleet-flootothing to prevent him from sending an order to Brehm to return to the regiment. The Colonel's we[2 more...]