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ays in submitting the report that Lieutenant Barstow is far too modest in describing his own share of the work, and proceeds to give ampler details of its perils. Official War Records, XVIII, 184, 186. The Signal Corps of twenty-eight second lieutenants, detailed largely from Massachusetts regiments, was an important element in the North Carolina campaign. Two companies of the 27th (G and H), being left at Plymouth, N. C., on garrison duty, had an encounter at Winfield or Rocky Hoc March 23, 1863, with slight loss. During the siege of Washington, N. C., March 30– April 16, Major-General Foster reports the 27th and 44th Mass. infantries as having behaved nobly, though happily with small loss. He also complimented the 45th for the efficient and soldierly manner in which they had served as provost guard at New Berne. Official War Records, XVIII, 216, 220. On May 22, 1863, the 27th Mass. sustained some loss at Gum Swamp, where it had marched fifteen miles, in single file thr