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e preceding volume, 43, pp. 547-550, 607, 659, 673, 688, 884, 886, 1043. There is one also (p. 650) from Lieut.-Col. J. D. Greene, 17th U. S. Infantry, an officer of Massachusetts birth. Xxii. The Army of the Cumberland. The only Massachusetts troops forming part of the Army of the Cumberland in 1863-64 were the 2d and 33d Infantry, but the service they rendered was important, and in the case of the latter peculiarly conspicuous. Troops being called for from the east to reinforce Rosecrans, two army corps were hastily sent, the 11th under Howard, the 12th under Slocum. The first of these included the 33d Mass. (Lieut.-Col. Godfrey Rider, Jr., Steinwehr's division) and the second included the 2d Mass. (Colonel Cogswell, Williams's division). The orders arriving Sept. 24, 1863, the troops travelled west by rail for a week ere reaching their new command. On October 29 a sudden call was made upon the 33d to carry a very steep fortified hill, some two hundred feet high, at Wau