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‘  a battery of four guns crowning the heights near the Chinn house. . . . Many gallant officers and men fell upon this memorable field, and our country has cause to regret the loss of none of her sons more than that of Lieut.-Col. John C. Upton, Fifth Texas. Maj. W. P. Townsend, of the Fourth, and Capt. K. Bryan, acting major of the Fifth, fell severely wounded while nobly discharging their duties. Of the different regimental commanders too much cannot be said. Col. J. B. Robertson, Fifth Texas, was wounded while directing his regiment far in advance of the crest of the hill, when the brigade was ordered to halt. Lieut.-Col. B. F. Carter, commanding the Fourth, Lieut.-Col. P. A. Work, First, although not wounded, were conspicuous upon this hotly-contested field. After all the field and acting field officers of the Fifth Texas had fallen, Capt. I. N. M. Turner gallantly led that regiment through.’ According to Surgeon Guild's report the loss of the Texas regiments at Manassas plains was: First regiment, 10 killed and 18 wounded; Fifth, 15 and 224; Fourth, 22 and 77. Lieut.-Col. B. F. Carter, Fourth, reported Lieuts. C. E. Jones and T. J. Johnson, killed; and Capts. D. U. Barziza, James T. Hunter, and Lieuts. M. C. Holmes and A. D. Jeffries, wounded. Color-Sergeant Francis fell severely wounded in front of the regiment, and the flag was then borne by Color-Corporal Parker. Col. J. B. Robertson reported that the flag of the Fifth was borne successively by Color-Sergeant W. V. Royston, Corporal J. Miller, Private C. Moncrieff, Private Shepherd Sergeant Simpson, Private J. Harris, and Sergt. F. C. Hume, all of whom were shot down, when it went into the hands of Private Farthing. He gave his loss as 15 killed, wounded 245, missing 1, and reported the capture of three stand of colors and two batteries. The report of Capt. K. Bryan directed special attention to Capt. J. S. Cleveland, among others, who fell with a dangerous wound in the neck after gallant service. He had command
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