Thursday, April 26, 2012

It is reported that Dr. Nassau, of the Iowa 2nd . . .

. . . irresistibly carried forward by the excitement of the occasion, marched with his gallant regiment in its irresistible bayonet charge upon the Rebel fortifications at Donelson.  He is since spoken of among our troops as the fighting Doctor.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 8, 1862, p. 2

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