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W. Briggs, D. D. The 15th Mass. Infantry (Colonel Devens) and the 20th (Col. W. R. Lee) were (with the 71st Pennsylvania) the regiments chiefly engaged, the two c. (Report of Lieutenant Colonel Palfrey, Official War Records, V, 318.) Col. W. R. Lee of the 20th was captured, with the major and surgeon, four captains (three man), the 18th (Col. James Barnes), the 19th (Col. E. W. Hincks), the 20th (Col. W. R. Lee), and the 22d (Col. J. A. Gove). The 1st Battery (Capt. Josiah Porter), theampton Legion before it; and the 20th, which had now regained from captivity Colonel Lee, Major Revere and Adjutant Pearson, took an especially prominent part. The the following day, his gratitude for the service rendered by the regiment. Col. W. R. Lee resigned the command of this regiment from ill-health after the contest at 4th, 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 co