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Merriam of the 16th Mass. Infantry, who had rendered valuable service as field-officer of the day in Birney's division, a brave and able soldier, in Hancock's phrase. Official Army Records, 67, p. 339. On earlier days of the prolonged conflict Lieut. G. B. Simonds of the 15th Mass. had fallen, with Lieuts. Edward Sturgess and L. E. Hibbard, of the 20th. On May 12 died Capt. M. H. Warren of the 1st Mass. Infantry and Lieut. J. J. Ferris of the 19th; on May 18 Maj. A. J. Lawler and Capts. James Magner and W. F. Cochrane of the 28th Mass. In the contest of the heavy artillery regiments on May 19 among the killed or mortally wounded were Maj. F. A. Rolfe, Capts. W. G. Thompson and A. A. Davis and Lieuts. Edward Graham and Charles Carroll. All these officers, with multitudes of enlisted men whose names would now be difficult even to enumerate and impossible to print,— nearly five hundred in all,—were the victims of Spotsylvania, a battle which brought to Massachusetts the heaviest lo