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st of the new levies; and its immediate success was striking, although it led to no such great final results as had been looked for. His force, which embarked at Annapolis on Jan. 5, 1862, included five Massachusetts regiments; the 21st (Lieutenant-Colonel Maggi), brigaded under General Reno, and the following, brigaded under General Foster: the 23d (Colonel Kurtz), the 24th or New England Guards Regiment (Col. T. G. Stevenson), the 25th (Colonel Upton) and the 27th (Col. H. C. Lee). The expedit, in a manner that would have done credit to regulars. (Official War Records, IV, 96.) All the regiments took part in the battle and sustained losses; the 21st especially distinguishing itself by a brilliant charge, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Maggi, driving the Confederates from the fort. General Reno wrote: The honor of entering the fort is divided between the 21st Mass. and the 51st New York, but all charged gallantly. This early success caused great enthusiasm at the North and