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A letter to me on the same point from General Hagood will be found in Emilio's History of the 54th Mass., Emilio, p. 100. where the whole affair is discussed. I still retain my original opinion of the matter. The 24th Mass. Infantry (Colonel Osborne) formed an important part of the besieging force which subsequently brought about the surrender of Fort Wagner, and was ordered, Aug. 26, 1863, to capture by a sortie some riflepits in front of the fourth parallel of the besieging force. So Second Division.—1st Mass. Cavalry (Lieut.-Col. L. M. Sargent). Artillery. 3d Brigade, 9th Mass. Battery (Capt. John Bigelow). Army of the James (Butler). Tenth Army Corps (Gillmore). First Division.—3d Brigade, 24th Mass. (Col. F. A. Osborne). Second Division.—1st Brigade, 40th Mass. (Col. Guy V. Henry). Eighteenth Army Corps (W. F. Smith). Second Division.—1st Brigade, 23d Mass. (Col. Andrew Elwell); 25th Mass. (Maj. C. G. Attwood); 27th Mass. (Col. H. C. Lee). Un