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ns, who was nearest the enemy, was severely wounded in attempting to rally his men. His division taken in flank was driven back on Schurz's division, and that on Steinwehr's; and all retreated, driven in by sheer force of numbers. Among all their retreating body there was but one Massachusetts regiment, the 33d, this being one of its commander, broken and defeated but not discouraged, and was a mere advance guard of the army. The men captured were largely taken in the effort to reach General Steinwehr's division on Cemetery Hill, which was their rallying point. Doubleday's Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, p. 150. On the second day of Gettysburg (Julans, two army corps were hastily sent, the 11th under Howard, the 12th under Slocum. The first of these included the 33d Mass. (Lieut.-Col. Godfrey Rider, Jr., Steinwehr's division) and the second included the 2d Mass. (Colonel Cogswell, Williams's division). The orders arriving Sept. 24, 1863, the troops travelled west by rail f