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upon three small regiments (the 36th Mass., the 8th Michigan and the 45th Pennsylvania), which narrowly escaped capture, the 36th being at this time under command of Maj. (afterwards general) W. F. Draper. In the siege of Knoxville, Tenn., the 21st, 29th, 35th and 36th Infantry were all engaged, with small losses for each; and it was the pickets of the 36th, under command of Capt. T. E. Ames of Co. B, which discovered and reported the raising of the siege by General Longstreet. Xxiii. Shenandoah campaigns. In the earlier portions of the war Massachusetts regiments took no part in the western campaigns, but an important part in the battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg landing Some military critics hold that the fate of the Confederacy was determined on the fields of Shiloh. (Johnson's Short History of the War of Secession, p. 143.) (April 6, 1862) was performed by Col. Everett Peabody of the 25th Missouri, a Massachusetts man and a Harvard graduate. He at that time commanded a briga