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See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, II, 233. The 12th Mass. Infantry was under fire six hours at Fredericksburg, sustaining almost all its losses in the last two hours. See report of Col. J. L. Bates, Official War Records, XXI, 498. Among the other officers of various regiments who fell in this battle were Capts. C. A. Dearborn of the 32d Mass., George C. Ruby and Joseph W. Collingwood of the 18th, Thomas Claffee of the 19th, with Edwin J. Weller and John Sullivan and William Holland of the 28th. The 15th lost an admirable surgeon in Dr. S. Foster Haven of Worcester, and his equally useful classmate, Dr. Robert Ware of the 44th, died not long after him. See Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 192, 238. Lee never gained a cheaper victory. (Cook's 12th Mass., p. 85.) The 29th lost no commissioned officer in the battle, but its chaplain, Rev. Henry E. Hempstead of Watertown, died a few days after from its fatigues. With these great losses closed the prolonged bat