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instance, a heavy anchor, soon made the track absolutely impassable, and the gathering mob saw the four remaining companies, without their colonel, in a manner delivered into its hands. These companies were C, D, I, L, under Captains Follansbee, Hart, Pickering and Dike; also the band, and an unarmed force from Pennsylvania, neither of which two bodies left the station. The four companies formed on President Street, numbering about two hundred and twenty men in all, under Captain Follansbee, ried it, as far as the parapet, and, holding on till after dark, its skirmishers then discovered the main fort to be abandoned, as also were Petersburg and Richmond the next day. The 61st lost 7 killed and mortally wounded, among whom was Lieut. Thomas B. Hart. Lieut. Lewis Munger (2d Mass. Cavalry) was killed a day or two previous, as was Lieut. Samuel Storrow (2d Infantry) at Black Creek, N. C., on March 16, 1865. In the subsequent race for final victory between the winning army and that a