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bine River to destroy a railroad bridge, which he did without injury. Soley, p. 143. Commander Downes, a Massachusetts officer, commanded the monitor Nahant in the attack on Fort McAllister, March 3, 1863, and in the attack on Charleston, April 7; the Nahant being in this last attack seriously damaged; her turret so jammed as to prevent its turning, many of the bolts of both turret and pilot-house broken, and the latter rendered nearly untenable by flying bolts and nuts. Porter, p. 3 See letter of Col. L. L. Langdon, U. S. A., Century Magazine, June, 1890, p. 309; also in Crowninshield's 1st Mass Cavalry, p. 472. On April 6, at Rice's Station, the 34th Infantry had its last man killed (out of many), and at Farmville (April 7, 8) the 19th, 20th and 28th Infantry, the 1st Heavy Artillery and the 10th Battery were present, but without losses on the field, though Capt. Isaac H. Boyd (19th Mass.) died of wounds received there. This was for Massachusetts troops the last