for February showing that there were 52 enlisted men discharged for disability, on account of wounds, etc.
With Col. Hinks, Lieut. Col. Devereux, Maj. Rice, Adjt. Palmer and Quartermaster Briggs all absent under surgeon's certificates, the regiment for some time was under the command of Capt. Hale. Capt. Boyd was acting Major,
Doo-id-iddle, doo-id-iddle, do-id-iddle-dum even now recall amusing episodes,—to say nothing of the Horse Show of February 22, when Lady Dupar, Spike Tail and Palmer's Wood Box were put in view.
The inauguration of Moses Shackley when he received his Second Lieutenant's commission, the blackberry jam from the sutler's tent, tn to which the regiment belonged, then commanded by Gen. Gibbon, was assigned to the assistance of Gen. Sedgwick's Sixth Corps at Fredericksburg.
Maj. Rice, Adjt. Palmer, Captains Mahoney and Dunn, with Lieutenants Hume, of Co. K, and William Stone, of Co. G, had returned from leave on account of wounds and the roster showed th