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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 3 1 Browse Search
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ecords, 39, pp. 559-562. Walker's 2d Army Corps, pp. 228, 229. After the battle or battles of Chancellorsville, General Hooker especially complimented in orders the conduct of the 2d Mass. Infantry (Col. S. M. Quincy), as did also Brig.-Gen. Thos. Ruger, its brigade commander. In a prolonged contest, with successive lines of Confederate troops brought up to attack them, this brigade fought with great steadiness and bravery, much of the battle being in the midst of abatis and brush and athat the three old regiments, the 2d Mass., 3d Wisconsin and 27th Indiana, fully sustained the reputation they won at Cedar Mountain and Antietam, is the very highest compliment that can be paid them. Official War Records, 39, pp. 709-712. General Ruger also compliments Lieutenant-Colonel Cogswell (severely wounded) and Major Mudge of the 2d Mass. Colonel Quincy's own modest report is in Official War Records, 39, p. 714. It is interesting to notice that the remarkable qualities of Col. N