men who had brothers or relatives among the wounded.
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 in the rain all night, and the following morning were sent to Richmond.
During Monday night a man from Wisconsin died, calling for his mother.
He had a daguerreotype of his wife and two children.
He called me to give him some water, which I did very frequently.
He called for his Dear mother --these were his last words.
He was a man about 5 feet 6 inches, with a light mustache, and was wounded in the groin.
A boy about 18 years old, dres