uddenly forward against our position.
They marched resolutely in the face of a withering fire up to our line, and succeeded in planting their colors on one of our batteries.
They held it but a moment, as our regiment, with others of the division, rushed upon them, the colors of our regiment in advance, and retook the battery, capturing nearly the entire rebel force who remained alive.
Our regiment took about five hundred prisoners. Several stands of rebel colors were here taken.
Private Marshall Sherman, of Company C, captured the colors of the Twenty-eighth Virginia regiment.
Our entire regiment, except Company L, was in the fight, and our loss again was very severe.
Captain Messick, while gallantly leading the regiment, was killed early.
Captain W. B. Farrell, Company C, was mortally wounded, and died last night.
Lieutenant Mason, Company D, received three wounds, and Lieutenants Harmon, Company C, Heffelfinger, Company D, and May, Company B, were also wounded.
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