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rs. The 11th, 21st, 29th, 32d, 36th, 56th, 57th, 58th and 59th also had casualties. Among the killed were Capts. C. H. Johnson (58th Mass.) and O. S. Sampson (21st), and Lieut. J. W. Fiske (58th Mass.). At Arthur's Swamp, Va., on the same day, the 1st Mass. Cavalry had a skirmish; as had the 40th Mass. at Chapin's Farm, where Lieut. J. A. Fitch was killed (November 30) ; and also the 1st Heavy Artillery at Yellow Tavern (October 1-5 ); the 24th Infantry and 4th Cavalry at Darbytown Roads (October 7 and again October 13); while the 57th made a reconnaissance to Boydtown Plank Road (October 8); all with small losses. At Hatcher's Run, Va. (Oct. 27, 1864), in connection with the Boydtown Plank Road movement, took place a contest in which the action of the 10th Mass. Battery (Lieutenant Granger) was, according to the historian of the 2d Army Corps, unusually spirited; Walker, p. 623. Three years after his death Lieutenant Granger was brevetted captain, major and lieutenant-colonel