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Captain Doty, immediately after surrendering, managed in the confusion to slip away, and, going among the wounded, many of whom had crawled back to camp,began taking care of them, He succeeded in deceiving the rebels until Harlan arrived, and also saved the company books and papers.
Captain William Straw of Company F., says:"My warm personal friend, lay dying with five bullet wounds in his body. He was lying with his head down hill. Realizing his condition he called to me to pry for him, taking him im my arms and placing him in a better position I administed what consolation I could. His blood satorating my clothing, I held him until he was carried to the rear on a strectcher. Duty calling me elsewhere I saw no more of my beloved friend."