porarily in command of the 23d regiment, about this time.
Individual incidents are not lacking, only the facts and circumstances are not in hand, to give prominent place to certain persons in these critical attacks.
We would mention that Corporal E. S. Hart, of Company D, was flag-bearer of the 23rd at Spotsylvania, as he had been in previous engagements.
In the hands of Hart, while he was able to be on his pegs, that flag was never lowered except once, and that was when he was knocked down Hart, while he was able to be on his pegs, that flag was never lowered except once, and that was when he was knocked down with the breech of a gun by a Federal.
The second Cold Harbor battle was not participated in by the 23d, but about this time it, with the brigade, was detached from Lee's army and sent into the valley under Early to meet Hunter.
Captain Frank Bennett, of Anson county, was acting colonel of the regiment, and in that celebrated campaign the command was spoken of as Bennett and his invincibles.
It has been impossible, and will be, to report accurately the losses of the regiment in the campaign