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ery had one man wounded and lost one gun, without the least fault on the part of the artillerists, says Irwin. Irwin, p. 253. After General Sherman was wounded at Port Hudson, Gen. Wm. Dwight, Jr., showed great energy in pushing forward the left of the Union line. The troops brigaded under him (1st brigade, 1st division, 19th Army Corps) were not, however, from his own State, nor were many of them engaged in the important twin battles of Sabine Cross Roads and Pleasant Hill, April 8-9, 1864. The Massachusetts troops actually involved were the 3d and 31st Mass. infantries (the latter mounted) and the 2d and 13th batteries, brigaded under Colonel Dudley and assigned to the cavalry division. They lost in all about eighteen killed and about one hundred and fifty wounded, missing or prisoners. In the battle which took place at the crossing of Cane River, La., April 23, 1864, the 31st and 38th Mass. infantries were again engaged with loss, the 3d Cavalry with some wounded (duri