Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: June 12, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Winthrop or search for Winthrop in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

-Several horses were slain by the shells and bullets. Finding that bombardment would not answer, the enemy, about 11 o'clock, tried to carry the position by assault, but met a terrible repulse at the hands of the infantry as he tried to scale the breastworks. The men disregarded sometimes the defences erected for them, and, leaping on the embankment, stood and fired at the Yankees, cutting them down as they came up. One company of the New York Seventh Regiment, under Capt. Wardrop, or Winthrop, attempted to take the redoubt on the left. The marsh they crossed was strewn with their bodies. Their Captain, a fine looking man, reached the fence, and, leaping on a log, waved his sword, crying, "Come on, boys, one charge and the day is ours," The words were his last, for a Carolina rifle ended his life the next moment, and his men fled in terror back. At the redoubt on the right a company of about 300 New York Zouaves charged one of our guns, but could not stand the fire of the infa