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Andrew had said of it: The 13th could furnish officers for a whole regiment, outside of itself, and be no more weakened than is a bird by laying its eggs. In the words of Gen. Edward Ferrero, commanding brigade: The 21st Mass. Volunteers (Colonel Clark) . . . acted with the steadiness and courage that they have always shown on the battlefield, and that have won them their high reputation. They fired away their ammunition and were then relieved by the 48th Pennsylvania. (Official War Records, XXI, 322.) For Colonel Clark's report, see p. 327. The 35th Mass. Volunteers also behaved splendidly, and though losing their commanding officer, Maj. Sidney Willard, An officer of remarkable physique and personality, who fell while waving his sword and leading a charge. early in the fight, still fought with unflinching firmness. . . . Dr. Calvin Cutter, brigade surgeon (formerly of 21st Mass.), although injured on the 13th by a blow from a horse, was unremitting in his attentions to t