ss sustained by the 23rd in the seven days of fighting was at Malvern Hill.
According to Captain Cole, of Co. D, the number of killed in this battle was about thirty; the Roster records the loss not so large, the number of wounded, by Captain Cole, was estimated at about seventy-five.
The number of the regiment engaged in this closing fight was between 150 and 175, officers and privates.
Sergeant-Major W. F. Gill, of Granville, was killed at Malvern Hill; Captain Cole, of Co. D, and Lieutenant Munday, of K, were wounded.
Adjutant Turner, of Granville, was wounded in the fight at Gaines' Mill, and Captain Young of the same county wounded at Malvern Hill.
After Malvern Hill several weeks of quiet were passed near Richmond.
No further movement was attempted by McClellan on the Peninsula.
The next movement of the Washington government was to appoint John Pope, the man who had always seen only the backs of his enemies, to take command of the army.
With a flourish of trumpets he b