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even Pines That battle ought really never to have been fought, for it had no purpose, no plan of action, no place in any scheme of operations. It is a question to this day which was the attacking party. (Walker's 2d Army Corps, p. 51.) (May 31–June 1) was the most important in which the Massachusetts troops had yet taken part. General Sedgwick's division, to which the 19th and 20th Mass. belonged, drove the famous Hampton Legion before it; and the 20th, which had now regained from captivityth, 32d (the largest loss), 58th Infantry, the 1st Heavy Artillery and the 3d Battery. Other regiments engaged were the 12th and 20th, with the 9th and 14th batteries. Capt. D. C. Mumford (19th Mass.) was among the killed. At Bethesda Church (June 1-3),—the action of the right wing at the terrible Cold Harbor,—the largest loss fell on the 36th Mass. Infantry (17 killed, 33 wounded) and next on the 32d and on the 21st; but also in a smaller degree on the 9th, 12th, 13th, 22d, 29th, 35th, 56t