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ker attributed the salvation of the army to the constancy and courage of the 16th Mass. Infantry, under Col. Powell T. Wyman, who had come from Europe expressly to offer his services to Governor Andrew, and fell at Glendale, mortally wounded, at the head of his regiment. See extract from his letter to Governor Andrew. (Adjutant-General's report, January, 1865, p. 522.) During the seven days battles the flagstaff of the 16th was broken in three places, and was brought away by Color Sergeant Jonas F. Capelle, who was subsequently promoted to be captain. But the 1st, 19th and 20th regiments lost more men at Glendale than the 16th, Majors H. J. How See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, II. 31. One of the most valuable and brave officers in the service. (Brig.-Gen. N. J. T. Dana, Official War Records, XI (2), 95.) of the 19th and C. P. Chandler of the 1st heading the list of some twenty officers of that grade from Massachusetts who fell in the Civil War. General Sedgwic