er of merit.
During the brief period when you placed the Sixth under my command, and when I stepped to the right of the road, I placed my own regiment under Capt. Hugh McNeil, of my color company, the Raftsman Guards, of Warren.
This gives me occasion to name in terms of comnmendation first in order this gallant and accomplished officer.
I knew well that he would not disappoint my expectations.
To the right of Captain McNeil was Captain Edward Irvin of the Raftmen Rangers, of Clear-field.
Upon him I relied with unhesitating confidence to guide our ranks during the charge, knowing the staunchness and steadiness with which he and his bold followers would advance upon the enemy.
Left of Captain McNeil was Captain Dennis McGee, than whom the army does not afford a better example of impetuous courage, and I know not whether his Irish, German, or American followers from Carbon were harder to restrain when the recall was sounded.
On the extreme left was Captain Langhorn Wister, th