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de and, by lengthening the strap, succeeded in tossing it within reach of his commander; this probably preserved Paine's life, for unquestionably many of the more seriously hurt perished from the heat and from thirst on that fatal day. On June 15, 1863, after the formidable repulse which had occurred, General Banks issued an order congratulating his troops and calling for a storming party of one thousand volunteers, promising that every one so serving should receive a medal and should have served in a roll of honor, including, as given by the historian of the 19th Army Corps, a series of Massachusetts names, which will be found in a note. Port Hudson Forlorn Hope (Massachusetts names), under G. O. 49, Department of the Gulf, June 15, 1863:— 3d Massachusetts Cavalry. Colonel Thomas E. Chickering Captain John L. Swift,C Captain Francis E. Boyd,H Lieutenant William T. Hodges,C Lieutenant Henry S. Adams (Adjutant) Lieutenant David P. Muzzey,G Lieutenant Charles W. C. R