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around Burnside's bridge at Antietam, Massachusetts regiments took a foremost place. The 35th and 21st were assigned to Ferrero's brigade, upon which fell largely the charge of carrying the bridge under great difficulties and charging the Confederaa 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 th works, receiving scarcely a shot in its way. But neither General Ledlie, the commander of the leading division, nor General Ferrero, commanding the first supporting division, was in a position from which he could see either the enemy's line or his 57th in killed; but none of these sustained such heavy losses as fell upon some of the newly levied colored regiments of Ferrero's Division. Among the killed were Lieut. S. G. Berry (35th Mass.), Capts. George H. Howe and E. T. Dresser (57th Mass.)