71st New York Infantry Volunteers - Henry L Potter

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71st New York Infantry Volunteers - Henry L Potter - taking ; John is ho Liout. town, needs GKNEROUS...
taking ; John is ho Liout. town, needs GKNEROUS AS BRAVE.--The brave arc always The Now York Excelsior Brigade has juat contributed ono thousand seven hundred and forty-four dollars to Irish Relief Fund, of whioh tho 2d regiment--now known as tho 71st New --j-avo $1000. In forwarding the donation, Chaplain J. B. O'Uagan gays : " When wa consider thnt this gallant regiment does not now number more than men, rank and file, their noble response to sufiorings of Ireland is a greater encomium their generosity than any words of mine be. Tho 4th regiment of the Kxcclsior subscribed bix hundred and twetity-thrco dollars. Most of this sum was collected we lay in bivouac two nights boforo tho of Ohancellorsville. Thia really generous regiment would havo given moro had tho circumstances in which they were been moro voiable." The New York 7lit, which belongs to Thiul Corps, Army of tho Potomac, is manded by Col. Henry L. Potter, a native this county, long known as a daring who has gallantly led his regiment in all

Clipped from The Berkshire County Eagle11 Jun 1863, ThuPage 2

The Berkshire County Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)11 Jun 1863, ThuPage 2
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