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, the 6th, arrived from its bloody march through Baltimore. He afterwards rose to be major of the 10th Mass. Infantry, and died after the amputation of an arm, which was rendered necessary by wounds received at Spotsylvania. See his memoir in Marvin's Worcester in the War, p. 489. It is a curious illustration of the condition of discipline in the early part of the war that this officer's appointment as major from outside the regiment (Aug. 12, 1862) led to the resignation and dismissal of nihimself and was shot and killed when half-way across. Dr. Haven of the same regiment and Dr. Hayward of the 20th decided, as the former wrote afterwards, to remain and be taken, and get off what men we could. See memoirs of Grout and Haven in Marvin's Worcester in the War, pp. 456, 468. Capt. Moses W. Gatchell (15th Mass.) was also killed. Major-General Stone, in his official report, pays the highest tribute to the behavior of Colonel Devens and his command, as exhibiting every proof of h