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antry in action at Fort Stedman, in serving with other volunteers a gun previously silenced and abandoned, mounted on barbette at Fort Haskell, being exposed to a galling fire from the enemy's sharpshooters. Sergeant William H. Howe, Co. K, received a medal of honor for distinguished gallantry in this action, and Color Sergeant Conrad Homan (Co. A) of the same regiment had previously received one for fighting his way through the enemy's lines with regimental colors near Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864, as had Private J. H. Harbourne (Co. K) for the capture of a flag, and Private Richard Welch (37th Mass.), also for the capture of a flag, a few days later, and Private Chas. A. Taggart (37th Mass.) for the same. The 28th Mass. Infantry and the 1st Heavy Artillery met with losses, which in the former case were considerable, at Duncan's Run (March 25), and the 32d and 34th Infantry with the 1st Heavy Artillery had small losses on the Boydtown Road (March 29-31), as had the 39th at Grav