Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Lee and Revere Brothers Return to Regiment

Friday, May 2, 1862

In the evening, Colonel William Lee, Major Paul Revere, and Dr. Edward Revere returned to the regiment after they successfully received their exchange. This was their first return to military service with the Twentieth Massachusetts since their capture nearly seven months earlier at Ball's Bluff on October 21, 1861.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 85.

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