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gle brilliant victory,—that of Piedmont, June 5, when it crossed, as a part of Thoburn's division, a deep ravine to strike the right flank of the enemy. The divisioth Mass., having been for some time stationary under fire, was notified by General Thoburn that they would be presently ordered to charge. While he was speaking, tassachusetts troops took part, with small loss. Early took Crook's command (Thoburn's division) completely by surprise October 13 at Hupp's Hill, near Strasburg, of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, which fell also at first on the same division (Thoburn's), still including the 34th Mass. The attempt of Early to surprise and oveey Campaign, see Southern Historical Papers, III, 212. The final shock fell on Thoburn's corps early in the morning, with such complete suddenness that their own gunn held to their colors and every brigade and regiment retained its formation. Thoburn himself was killed. The 6th Corps (including the 7th, 10th and 37th Mass.)