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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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the 10th of November, I was selected as one of the hostages." "I heard," he continues, "of a great many of our prisoners who had been bayonetted and shot. I saw three of them"two that had been bayonetted and one of them shot. One was named Louis Francis, of the New York Fourteania. He had received fourteen bayonet wounds--one through his privates — and he had one wound very much like mine, on the knee, in consequence of which his leg was amputated after twelve weeks had passed; and I, wd; but they never were. "There is one sect," says this gallant soldier, "that I desire very much to pay, and nothing troubles me so much now as the fact that my wounds prevent me from interring upon active service at once." The case of Louis Francis, who was terribly wounded and maltreated, and lost a leg, is referred to by General Ricketts; but the testimony of Francis himself is startling.-- He was a private in the New York Fourteenth regiment. He says:--"I was attacked by two rebel s