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hackley of his regiment, and Captain Abbott especially selects for praise Capt. (afterwards brevet brigadier-general) H. L. Patten, who was twice wounded, and Lieut. Henry Ropes, who was killed. See their reports in Official War Records, 43, p. 4 of his character, which is quoted and endorsed by Gen. F. A. Walker in his Second Army Corps, p. 302. See biographies of Patten, Ropes and Abbott in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 443; II, 97, 357. More soldiers from Massachusetts than from anvy Artillery. Of these, the 24th lost most heavily (31 killed or mortally wounded). Among the officers killed were Maj. H. L. Patten Major Patten had been previously wounded at Nelson's Farm, Va., and twice at Gettysburg. He was brevetted lieutMajor Patten had been previously wounded at Nelson's Farm, Va., and twice at Gettysburg. He was brevetted lieutenant-colonel, colonel and brigadier-general some months after death. (See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 443.) Good reports of the share of the 24th Mass. by Col. F. A. Osborn and Capt G W. Gardner will be found in Official War Reco