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J. A. Fox, Quartermaster M. M. Hawes, Chaplain A. H. Quint, Capt. H. M. Comey, Capt. G. J. Thompson, Capt. G. A. Thayer. 3d Infantry, belonging to Plymouth and Bristol counties, had 4 commissioned officers to carry its four colors. Lieut.-Col. James Barton outranked the other officers on the ground. 4th Infantry, Col. Henry Walker, 30 men. 5th Infantry turned out very strongly, having some 300 men in line and two flags. Col. G. H. Pierson was in command. 6th Infantry, Lieut.-Col. Melvin Beal, 30 men, four colors. 7th Infantry, a Bristol County regiment, 40 men, carrying two colors; was commanded by Maj. J. B. Leonard. 8th Infantry, Col. B. F. Peach, Jr., of Lynn, 60 men, two colors. 9th Infantry, Col. P. R. Guiney, 30 men. 10th Infantry, Lieut.-Col. J. B. Parsons, 10 officers, 20 men, two flags. 11th Infantry, Lieut.-Col. T. H. Dunham, Jr., seven colors, 50 men. 12th Infantry, Lieut.-Col. B. F. Cook, four colors, 6 officers, 50 men. 13th Infantry, C