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ing 2 of its 4 guns where its life-blood had been blunderingly squandered. And this was a fair specimen of the generalship displayed on our side throughout. Col. Henry's cavalry (40th Mass.), with Maj. Stevens's battalion, and the 7th Conn. (infantry), Col. J. R. Hawley, were in the advance, and drew the first fire of the mainly concealed enemy. Hawley, finding his regiment falling under a concentric fire, ordered up the 7th New Hampshire, shire, Col. Abbott, to its support; Hamilton's, Elder's, and Langdon's batteries also coming into action. The 7th N. H. was a tried and trusty regiment; but it had been lately deprived of its beloved Spencer repeating rifles, and armed instead with Springfield muskets which it pronounced in bad order and unfit for service; so it was not in good condition for maintaining a position in which it was rapidly losing at least ten men for every one of the enemy it had even a chance to hit. It was soon demoralized; when Hawley ordered up the 8th U. S.
ack, 177; commands Jackson's division at Antietam, 206; at Gettysburg, 380 to 387; menaces Washington — is repulsed, 605; he surprises Crook at Cedar Creek, 613; Sheridan routs him at Cedar Creek, 614-5; again routed at Waynesboro, 727. East Point, Ga. Sherman's operations at, 636. Ector, Brig.-Gen., at Chickamauga, 417. eddy, Col., Killed at Iuka, 224. Edisto Island, occupied by Sherman, 460. Edisto river, Sherman's army crosses the, 698. Egan, Col., his gallantry, 188. Elder's battery, at Olustee, 531. Eldridge, Col., 127th Ill., at Vicksburg, 310. Emancipation, views of distinguished statesmen and generals on Slavery, 232 to 256; proclamations of President Lincoln, 253-5; proclamation of Gen. Fremont in Missouri, 239; Congress debating, 256. Emmett, Gen., killed at Hartsville, Mo., 447. Emory, Gen. Wm. F., abandons supplies on the Chickahominy, 159; stops the Rebels at Pleasant Grove, 541; beats them at Pleasant Hill, 543; encounters a cavalry forc