Excerpt from Joseph K. F. Mansfield, Brigadier General of the U. S. Army: A Narrative of Events Connected With His Mortal Wounding at Antietam, Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862
These pages will tell what the members of the loth Maine Regiment know of the event, but fi... rst we will state what others have claimed.
The following places have been pointed out as the spot where Mansfield was wounded and all sorts of particulars have been given. Besides these a man with a magic-lantern is traveling through the country showing Burnside's bridge, and remarking, Here Mansfield fell.
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