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y they did their work (2d Army Corps, 451). included the 28th Mass., Lieutenant-Colonel Cartwright. One of the most distinguished division commanders (in the 6th Corps) was Brig.-Gen. David A. Russell of Massachusetts; while another (in the 9th Corps) was Brig.-Gen. T. G. Stevenson; and among the brigade commanders were Brig.-Gen. H. L. Eustis, Col. N. A. Miles and S. H. Leonard, all of Massachusetts. Col. N. A. Miles won at this battle his promotion as brigadier-general, Generals Miles and Brooke had been conspicuous on every battlefield ... not more for their indomitable valor than for their command over men; their calm intelligence, over which the smoke of battle never cast a cloud; their resistless energy in assault; their ready wit and abounding resources in disaster. (Walker's 2d Army Corps, p. 479.) and among regimental commanders Col. William Blaisdell of the 11th Mass. Infantry deserves especial mention for unflinching determination in holding his line against the most despe