commendation for their conduct during the day. They accompanied me through every danger, and were at all times ready to brave any personal hazard.
Capt. W. H. Fairbanks, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, was constantly in the field, at times also acting as aid-de-camp.
His conduct was creditable throughout.
Lieut. Frank H. Bristow, Acting Aid-de-camp, discharged his duties in a courageous and satisfactory manner.
He was fired upon frequently, and had several narrow escapes.
Private Charles Edwin Terry--my Secretary — acted also as aid-de-camp during both actions, and exhibited a cool and determined bravery worthy of special notice.
I am, Captain, very respectfully yours, etc., Charles Cruft, Colonel Commanding.
headquarters Twenty-Fifth Kentucky Reg., camp cloak, near Fort Henry, February 18, 1862. Col. Cruft, Commanding First Brigade, Third Division:
Sir: Below I give you a list of the killed, wounded, and missing in the Twenty-fifth regiment Kentucky volu