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pied them again. The tree under which this fight took place is now in possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society. General Stoneman said once, No regiment that ever served with me can show a better record than the 2d Mass. For Lieut.-Col. C. F. Morse's graphic report of this action, see Official War Records, 43, p. 816. In the report of Col. S Colgrove, commanding brigade, he says, I wish to state here that great credit is due the officers and men of Co. F, 2d Mass., as skirmishers. 11 killed or mortally wounded, including the 2d lieutenant, C. H. Lord of Ipswich. By July 17 the 33d had been reduced to a mere skeleton regiment. The 2d Mass. was in the breastworks before Atlanta from July 22, 1864, and on the 30th Lieutenant-Colonel Morse of that regiment, being field officer of the day, surprised the enemy's pickets in his front and captured them in their rifle-pits. The regiment was then ordered to the support of the picket line and hastily threw up breastworks. They