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gunboats during a siege of several months, when, after the fall of Vicksburg, its garrison was compelled to surrender, July 9, 1863. It was not extended the terms granted to the garrison at Vicksburg, the men being paroled, but the officers sent as ace. The Twelfth surrendered with the rest when that place capitulated, and many of them were again prisoners of war, July 9, 1863. Adjt. W. L. Hemingway and Capt. H. L. W. Johnson, besides many of its men, were killed in the siege. Major Walker beles, under Gen. William N. R. Beall, went through the siege of forty-eight days, and was surrendered to General Banks July 9, 1863. Lieutenant-Colonel Pixlee was killed during the siege, and Maj. J. M. Pitman succeeded him; Captain Swaggerty, of Comth being placed in command of the consolidated regiment. It endured the siege of Port Hudson, upon the fall of which, July 9, 1863, the men were paroled. The officers were sent to prison, among them Capt. B. B. Chisom, one of the youngest officers