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his barricades on top ... will rank among the most distinguished feats of arms of this war. Official War Records, 54, p. 68. For a spirited report by Lieutenant-Colonel Ryder, see p. 103. The 33d went into action with only seven companies. Again at Lookout Mountain, Nov. 24, 1863, the 33d took part in the battle above the clouds, but with no casualty except in a few wounded and one missing. Col. Godfrey Ryder, Jr. (33d Mass.), was especially complimented in a report by Col. Orland Smith (73d Ohio, commanding brigade), as was Lieut. E. M. Cheney of the same regiment, who served as brigade quartermaster. Official War Records, 55, p. 375. LieutenantLieutenant-Colonel Ryder's own report follows, p. 376. Lieut. Arthur Macarthur, Jr. (then adjutant 24th Wisconsin), a native of Massachusetts, received a medal of honor for coolness and conspicuous bravery in action in seizing the colors of his regiment and planting them on the captured works on the crest of Missionary Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863