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though the act was disavowed and condemned by the Confederate officers. Another brother, Maj. Wilder Dwight, had already fallen at Antietam. In the siege of Port Hudson, Colonel Chickering (41st my. In General Gordon's account of this battle he especially compliments Colonel Andrews, Maj. Wilder Dwight A vivid description of the battle may be found in the Life and Letters of Wilder DwightWilder Dwight, p. 278; and others in Gordon's Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, p. 284, and Walcott's 21st Massachusetts, p. 127. The report of Col. G. L. Andrews (2d Mass.) is in Official War Records, XII (2), 153. tts men had a prominent share. The 2d Mass. Infantry having taken a Confederate flag, Lieut.-Col. Wilder Dwight rode along the line displaying it, amid a storm of bullets. Life and Letters of WilWilder Dwight (Boston, 1891, 2d ed ), p. 293. Near the end of the battle he fell, mortally wounded. His last act before being wounded was to walk along the line of the regiment, which was drawn up unde