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are frequently mentioned in different reports, General Hancock, for instance, wrote that Colonel Miles had great opportunity for distinction and availed himself thereof, performing brilliant servl of Massachusetts. Col. N. A. Miles won at this battle his promotion as brigadier-general, Generals Miles and Brooke had been conspicuous on every battlefield ... not more for their indomitable valo by Massachusetts officers, see those of Colonel Edwards (Official War Records, 43, p. 672), General Miles (p. 370) and Capt. I. H. Sleeper (p. 516). Other officers killed at Spotsylvania, or in kirmish line, under command of Colonel Lynch (183d Pa.) and under the immediate direction of General Miles, advanced with two other regiments against entrenchments held by both infantry and artilleryWar Records, 87, p 248.) There was heavy skirmishing and some alternate success and defeat. General Miles of Massachusetts finally succeeded General Barlow, who had never recovered from his terrible