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an outpost with much risk but small loss, See his report in Official War Records, XVIII, 187. and another March 14, when Lieut. Joseph W. Lawton of Ware (27th Mass.) and several others were killed. In an attack on Fort Anderson May 14 Lieut. N. S. Barstow (24th Mass.), acting signal officer, especially compliments his flagman, Timothy S. Marsh of Co. D, 21st Mass., for having behaved with admirable coolness under very severe fire; and the chief signal officer, Capt. D. A. Taylor (3d N. Y. Artillery), says in submitting the report that Lieutenant Barstow is far too modest in describing his own share of the work, and proceeds to give ampler details of its perils. Official War Records, XVIII, 184, 186. The Signal Corps of twenty-eight second lieutenants, detailed largely from Massachusetts regiments, was an important element in the North Carolina campaign. Two companies of the 27th (G and H), being left at Plymouth, N. C., on garrison duty, had an encounter at Winfield or Rocky