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The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1862., [Electronic resource] 12 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Daring adventure-shooting on the Peninsula. (search)
, of an adventure of two soldiers on the Peninsula, one of whom (Mr. Cussons) was formerly an editor of that paper: I may here mention and numbers of the enemy's force then landing near West Point, private Cussons and Sergeant Hartley, of our regiment, readily volunteered forur, who appeared to be in command, ordered the scouts to advance. Cussons replied by a demand to surrender. There was another pause; then at fire poor Hartley fell dead, and two of the enemy bit the dust. Cussons reloaded, and stepped behind a tree. While capping his gun at tha the next picket post, attracted by the firing, advanced at a run. Cussons waited until they were within about fifteen paces, and then shot ded without firing. By this time the entire picket was arouse, and Cussons drew off some sixty or seventy yards into the woods, when he lay de the sad but gallant end of this you and accomplished soldier. Cussons several times within the enemy's lines that night, and from the