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dents of the battle, among the men of the regiment. Capt. John C. Chadwick, of Co. C, had received a letter just as he started into the fight and had put it into his pocket without reading. After the battle he drew it from his pocket in two pieces, cut in twain, as if by a knife, by a minie ball which had passed through his knapsack. Lieut. Newcomb had been left mortally wounded upon the field and after the men reached a place of safety behind the fence, Capt. Chadwick with First Sergt. Wallace T. George, of Co. C, dashed back upon the field to get him. Don't touch my legs cried Newcomb, as they undertook to lift him. They took him by the arms, and, dragging his legs along the ground amid a shower of bullets, they got him through the fence, put him on a stetcher and sent him across the river to the Lacy House, where he died a week later. That accomplished soldier, Gen. Couch, says the men were asked to conquer an impossibility. Gen. Longstreet says: The charges had been des
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 38: the North Anna battles. (search)
nihan, Co. F. Priv. Thomas Hall, Co. F. Priv. James Nichols, Co. F, hand,—finger amputated. Priv. Daniel Beadley, Co. I, severe, head. Sergt. John B. Ross, Co. I, slightly, shell wound, right leg. Sergt. George Brown, Co. A. Sergt. Albert H. Greenleaf, Co. A. Sergt. James Strange, Co. B. Sergt. Ernest A. Nichols, Co. C, left wrist. Sergt. Joseph Garfield, Co. K, severe, right shoulder. May 11th.Sergt. Edward Golden, Co. G, left knee. Sergt. Samuel Driver, Co. H, left hand. Sergt. George Very, Co. H. May 12th.Sergt. James Flannigan, Co. E, leg. Sergt. Patrick Gillespie, Co. E, left leg, severe. Sergt. Matthias Bixby, Co. F, left temple, severe. Sergt. William Ryan, Co. F. Sergt. Peter Nulty, Co. G, shell wound in head. Corp. Abraham Dow, Co. A, right knee. Corp. Peter Barton, Co. A. Corp. John Hill, Co. A. Corp. Patrick Berry, Co. B, severe. Corp. Albert Rogers, Co. C, left hand, finger amputated. Corp. Joseph Patrick, Co. C, thigh, severe. Sergt. Joseph
................................ 84 Gainesville,......................................................... 273 Gallagher, John W.,.............................................. 291 Gamble, Robert J., .................................................... 329 Gardner, William,........................................ 106, 145, 193 Garfield, Joseph (K), ..............................................306, 323 Gately, James, ...................................................... 104 George, Wallace T., ................................................... 183 Georgetown, ......................................................... 122 Germania Ford, Va., .................................................. 275 Germantown, ........................................................ 122 Gettysburg, Pa., ................................................... 289 Gettysburg Campaign,..............................213 to 254 Gibbon, Gen., John, ..................... 200, 217, 221, 229, 2