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ded under him, all the rest of the brigade being regulars. This was the Massachusetts contingent under Sheridan in his Shenandoah campaign. This campaign was on the defensive until the opposing force of Early was weakened by the detachment of Kershaw's force; but after this there was no more delay. The battle of Opequon (or Winchester), Va., September 19, was, in the words of General Sheridan, a most stubborn and sanguinary engagement, which lasted from early in the morning until five o'calfrey's Bartlett, p. 83. or when the commander of a picket station bade his men present arms to General Meade across the river at Richmond, instead of firing upon him, when they had him absolutely in their power; or when, on the other side, General Kershaw was spared by the Union officers at Fredericksburg when he alone dared ride up to reconnoitre the enemy from a knoll which was swept by the fire of the sharpshooters of both armies. Both these last incidents are related by the Rev. Robert