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ill; Antietam. notes.--Conspicuous, not only by its gay uniform, but by its precision of drill and steady bearing under fire. General Sykes once wrote that it was the best volunteer organization he ever saw. During all its active service the Fifth was in the Division of Regulars, and fully maintained its standing and right to be there. In addition to the great Generals who had served successively as its Colonels, the regiment graduated other noted ones, Generals Kilpatrick, Davies, and Hamblin having served in its line. Kilpatrick was seriously wounded at Big Bethel while a captain in the Fifth. The regiment was recruited in New York City, and was one of the first to respond to the alarm of war. At Gaines's Mill, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Hiram Duryea, it faced a musketry fire which cut down one-third of its men, and won praises from all who witnessed its remarkable efficiency and drill while in the thickest of that fight; it was in that battle that, after having rece