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d New York regiments and a section of the 2d Mass. Battery under Lieutenant Snow. His column was to cover in the march the long train that stretched for eight miles over the prairies, with a motley band of five thousand negroes, two thousand horses and fifteen hundred beeves for a cumbrous accompaniment. With the possible exception of the herd that set out to follow Sherman's march through Georgia, this was perhaps the most curious column ever put into motion since that which defiled after Noah into the ark. Irwin, p. 156. It sustained some slight attacks only, and in its last thirty-one hours marched forty-eight miles, reaching Brashear May 28. On May 21, 1863, an encounter took place, with some loss, at Plains Store, La., in which a brisk artillery fire was interchanged, followed by a charge from the Confederates, of which the 48th Mass. (Col. E. F. Stone) bore the brunt, being sustained by the 49th Mass. (Col. W. F. Bartlett). The loss was not, however, large. In both th