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irteen thousand men for actual combat. (Doubleday's Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, p. 2.) whom he himself designated as the finest army on this planet. His first step was a brilliant one, soon to be followed by defeat and disappointment. On April 29 and 30 an army of fifty thousand men, each bearing sixty pounds of baggage, marched twenty-seven miles, crossed two streams guarded by an enemy, and took up a strong position at Chancellorsville, Va. So sure was Hooker of his position that he anes E. Rand of the 1st Mass. Infantry, Alexander J. Dallas of the 16th and William G. Hewins of the 18th. Capts. George Bush and William Cordwell of the 13th had been killed by artillery fire at Fitzhugh's Crossing, being the only persons killed (April 29-30). Lieut. A. E. Phillips, 1st Mass. Cavalry, was mortally wounded at Rapidan Station (May 1). There fell also at Chancellorsville Lieut. Gerald Fitzgerald (2d), John Munn and John S. Harris (11th), Hiram Rowe and Samuel Savage (16th). To these