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etired in considerable confusion. In this sudden attack and victory few men fell. At Tom's Brook (October 8, 9), a purely cavalry fight, where Sheridan directed Torbert to set off at daylight and whip the rebel cavalry or get whipped himself, Lowell's brigade, including his own regiment (the 2d Mass. Cavalry), were engaged; and Torbert wrote afterwards that the cavalry totally covered themselves with glory, and added to their list victories ... the most decisive the country has ever witnessenerations, ending a career which gave bright promise of yet greater future usefulness and glory. Official War Records, 91, p. 451. There is a memoir of General Lowell in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 696. The 2d Mass. Cavalry, as a part of Lowell's command, had acted as rear guard during Sheridan's retreat from Cedar Creek to Strasburg, and had sustained some losses in killed and prisoners. Again it took part in a skirmish at Berryville, Sept. 3, 1864, and sustained, with the 34th Infant