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enemy to keep him there. Grant's report as lieutenant-general, dated July 22, 1865. See the text in Century War Book, IV, 147. General Beauregard's statement of the affair, from the Confederate side, was printed in the North American Review for March, 1887 (Cxliv, p. 244), and (condensed) in the Century War Book, IV, 195; and the Union side was given by Gen. W. F. Smith, in Century War Book, IV, 206. See also Army and Navy Journal, I, 659. Warren's and Hancock's fight at North Anna (May 23-27, 1864), wrote Gen. M. V. MacMahon, had been fierce but ineffective, resulting only in slaughter, of which, as usual, a sadly disproportioned share was ours. Century War Book, IV, 214. This loss was, however, distributed so widely over many regiments as not to fall very heavily on any one,—these regiments being the 9th, 11th, 12th, 19th, 20th, 22d, 32d, 35th, 36th, 39th, 56th, 57th, 58th and 59th Infantry; the 1st Heavy Artillery and the 9th Battery. Among these the heaviest loss in k