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deaths of some comrades, remarked amid a storm of bullets, Shut your mouths, boys, and let your rifles do the talking. Lincoln, p. 145. When Meade forced the passage of the Rappahannock in pursuit of Lee a number of Massachusetts regiments and batteries took part (Nov. 7, 1863), only the 10th and 18th infantries sustaining losses, but not heavily. The report of Col. Joseph Haves (18th Mass.), commanding brigade, is in Official War Records, 48, p. 580, and reports from Capts. J. H Sleeper (10th Mass. Battery) and A. P. Martin (3d Mass. Battery), on pp. 572, 583. In the same way, in the more extended but somewhat ineffectual four days operations at Mine Run, Va. (Nov. 26-30, 1863), many Massachusetts regiments of the three arms of the service were engaged, actual losses falling only on the 1st Cavalry and the 1st, 9th, 11th, 15th and 16th infantries. Brig.-Gen. D. A. Russell of Massachusetts was designated to convey to the Adjutant-General seven captured battle flags and sta