Thursday, October 25, 2012

An Erroneous Report

Saturday, October 25, 1862

Concern for Colonel Lee's health was heightened today when an erroneous report circulated through the camp that he had passed away. In truth Colonel Lee had not died, but he remained gravely ill.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 179.

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