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The 28th Mass. Infantry and the 1st Heavy Artillery met with losses, which in the former case were considerable, at Duncan's Run (March 25), and the 32d and 34th Infantry with the 1st Heavy Artillery had small losses on the Boydtown Road (March 29-31), as had the 39th at Gravelly Run (March 29). At Dinwiddie Court House (March 29-31) and at Five Forks (April 1) the 2d Mass. Cavalry took an honorable part, as did—at the latter engagement—the 32d and 39th Mass. Infantry. Such was also the case w31) and at Five Forks (April 1) the 2d Mass. Cavalry took an honorable part, as did—at the latter engagement—the 32d and 39th Mass. Infantry. Such was also the case with the 28th and 39th at the South Side Railroad, near Petersburg. In the final capture of Petersburg, Va. (April 2, 1865), several Massachusetts regiments were engaged with losses,—the 19th, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 46th, 58th and 61st Infantry, the 1st Heavy Artillery and the 5th Battery. The 20th and 57th Infantry and the 9th, 10th and 14th were also engaged, but without loss. The most conspicuous part was perhaps that taken by the 61st Infantry (Colonel Walcott), the very last regimen