turn, it is presumed that he is now a prisoner in the hands of the enemy.
His persistent efforts in behalf of the safety and welfare of those under his command, are worthy of the highest encomiums.
Company H.--Captain H. Alden, commanding. Killed--Capt. H. Alden. Missing--Sergeant Owen McCarthy; Corporals: John G. Smith, Thomas McBey; Privates: B. J. Dolan, Patrick Flattery, Michael Queenan, Nicholas Quinn, Michael Doran, James Manahan, Augustus Bauer, William Mooney, Horace E. Adams, James Byron, Patrick Moore, Michael Lynch--15. Captain Alden fell at almost the first volley from the enemy.
His remains were afterward recognized by Captain Vaughn, of the Third Rhode Island battery, who crossed to the Virginia shore with a flag of truce on the twenty-third instant., and buried a portion of the dead.
Though deprived of their commander thus early in the action, the company still continued to fight with commendable order.
Company K.--Captain Michael Gerity, commanding. Killed-Pri