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compliment the 1st and 16th Mass. Maj. D. S. Lamson, commanding the 16th after the death of Colonel Wyman, compliments Cos. C and H. Official War Records, XI (2), 81, 88, 95, 102, 124, 129. General Walker says, The 20th Mass. showed very high quality in the very trying circumstances under which it went into action. History of 2d Army Corps, p. 77. Maj. P. J. Revere (of the 20th) had two horses shot under him, and his services were especially recognized by General Sedgwick. Lieuts. William H. Sutherland of the 1st and David Lee of the 19th also died in this battle. In the battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, which was mainly a defensive contest and was fought with great courage on both sides from 3 to 6 P. M., the greatest losses fell upon the 9th Mass. Infantry and next to that upon the 15th. Brigade after brigade of Confederates was sent forward upon our line, but each was resisted and decisively defeated, the Union troops, when driven back, sometimes making a counter-charge an