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at an outpost under Colonel Jones of the 58th Pennsylvania. After this commander was killed the two companies held an advanced redoubt, under Captain Tifft, when the rest of the force had fallen back several miles; but were finally relieved. Sergt. A. S. Bryant of Co. A was made sergeant-major and received a medal of honor, ten years later, for gallantry in action at this engagement. At Bachelor's (or Batchelder's) Creek, N. C., during the defence of New Berne, Feb. 1-3, 1864, Lieutenant-Colonel Fellows of the 17th Mass. was sent out with one hundred and fifteen men and a section of artillery, in aid of a New York regiment, but was surrounded in a fog and had three of his little band killed, three wounded, and sixty-six taken prisoners. On April 17-20 the 2d Heavy Artillery had a somewhat similar experience at Plymouth, N. C., a large part of Cos. G and H being taken prisoners, many of whom died in prison. Near Washington, N. C., the 17th was again engaged in a skirmish, with a