Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers.
Lieut.-Colonel Patrick's report.
headquarters Fifth regied in abdomen, slightly.
Respectfully, John H. Patrick, Lieut.-Col. Commanding, Fifth O. V. I. f skirmishers, then engaged, established by Gen. Patrick, of King's division.
Remaining here some tvision at this time consisted of Doubleday's, Patrick's, and Phelps's (late Hatch's) brigades, Geneeral order of battle was for two regiments of Patrick's brigade to precede the main body, deployed as skirmishers, and supported by Patrick's two remaining regiments; these to be followed by Phelps'rval.
In accordance with this disposition, Gen. Patrick deployed the Twenty-first New-York, under Cced in line some thirty paces in the rear.
Gen. Patrick rode to the front with his skirmishers, dreieth and Twenty-first New-York volunteers, of Patrick's brigade — rendered most essential service bre to mention in terms of just commendation Gen. Patrick, whose long experience and cool bravery wer