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ruits brought from Germany. The company officers were, at first, German by birth or origin, except Lieut. J. W. LeBarnes, who was well known and popular among the German citizens of Boston, and had formed a German company for the defence of Wendell Phillips during the antislavery troubles just previous to the war. The companies (B and C of the 20th) were unfortunate in the loss of officers, Captain Babo and Lieutenant Wesselhoeft having been drowned at Ball's Bluff and Captain Dreher being she same record, neither of which was from Massachusetts, although the 1st Cavalry ranked high. The batteries were much smaller organizations; there were in the whole army 14 batteries losing each 15 or more, of which the 5th Mass. Battery (Captain Phillips) ranked third, losing 19; and the 9th (Captain Bigelow) twelfth, losing 15. Perhaps, however, the truest test of hard fighting is to compare the number of killed and mortally wounded with the total enrolment. Fox gives a list of 23 full re