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fearful work among the foe. Handled with surpassing skill and unrivalled courage, checking and mowing down Sedgwick's men, after firing all except the last round of ammunition, bringing off everything in safety, even the dead bodies of their comrades, and in retreat after Marye's Heights were taken, giving the enemy a parthian shot, they have won a proud name for distinguished service on that memorable day. One incident deserves a record for imitation. A private in Carleton's battery (Sayre by name, I think,) seeing an enemy's shell with the fuse burning fall near his gun, pushed it off, to explode at the bottom of the redoubt, and thus doubtless saved the lives of several. Manly's North Carolina, and McCarthy's Richmond Howitzers, also did noble service in the various battles on our left. Tardy justice I see has been done to the important labors of the cavalry between Spotsylvania Comt House and the Catherine Furnace, driving back the enemy's cavalry, and thus enabling J