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Capture of 60 men of the 23rd S.C. Regt.

Herbert E. Valentine Civil War Diary

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contributor
Valentine, Herbert E.
coverage
P.35, P.36
date
2010-06-14T20:18:15Z
2008-12-12T19:05:48Z
Dec. 13th or 14th 1862.
2010-06-14T20:18:15Z
1862-12-13 (issued)
description
Kinston N.C. Dec. 13th or 14th 1862. I well remember the taking of these men. The 23rd Mass. was halted near one side of a large field close by a wall that ran down the slope at right angles to another wall which made on e side of the field. Near the intersection of the 2 walls was an opening between the two fields, the bars being down. Through this opening came a large body of men, the foremost one waving a handkerchief or a piece of white cloth. Major Chambers of our regiment made a dash for the Squad, and a Captain of a battery followed closely. The Major came out ahead, receiving the surrender of the men the 23rd Mass getting the credit of their capture.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10339/3967
language
English
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subject
Kinston (N.C.)
Massachusetts Infantry. 23rd Regiment.
Prisoners and Prisons
South Carolina Infantry. 23rd Regiment
title
Capture of 60 men of the 23rd S.C. Regt.
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