Thursday, June 15, 2017

Diary of Lieutenant-Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes: September 21, 1862

Battle of Antietam rather with us. The Twenty-third has done nobly. Very gratifying. But alas, thirty or forty dead, and one hundred and thirty or one hundred and forty wounded.

SOURCE: Charles Richard Williams, editor, Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Volume 2, p. 358

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