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le of Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church, May 9-10, General Heckman's Star Brigade, including several Massachusetts regiments, had an extremely arduous experience. All the hardships incident to four days and nights under a drenching rain, without shelter of any kind, so close to the enemy's lines that but once could fires be built, and some part of the regiment on picket or skirmishing all the time, were borne without murmurs or complaint. Official War Records, 68, p. 158. (Report of Col. Orson Moulton, lieutenant-colonel commanding 25th Mass.) In this battle Colonel Pickett was brigade commander, General Heckman having been taken prisoner. For other reports of the Massachusetts officers, see Official War Records, 68, pp. 155-160. Outflanked and surrounded, finally, they fired until their ammunition was gone, then charged in vain, then retreated in perfect order. At one time they repulsed a charge of the enemy, during which the 25th Mass. Infantry and the 25th South Carolina found