Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain O. Jennings Wise” in chapter 17 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2:
...id in its defence.
On February 8th, General Burnside attacked the defences of the island, and with overwhelming numbers outflanked them, and captured almost the entire force.
In this action Captain O. Jennings Wise , of the Richmond Blues, was killed.
When he fell on the field, with a mortal wound, one of his men inquired if he was much hurt.
His answer was, Never mind me; fight on, men, fight on, and keep c...
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