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Service in Tenth Maine Volunteers. After his service in the Fifth Massachusetts regiment, which ended August 1, 1861, Edward Brackett, who was full of true patriotism, again enlisted, and was appointed first sergeant in company D, Tenth Maine Volunteers. This company was raised and commanded by Captain George W. West, of Somerville, Mass., and of which the writer of this sketch was then the second lieutenant. This regiment went to Baltimore, Md., and was placed in the Railroad Brigade, middle department, under Major-General John A. Dix, and subsequently under Major-General John E. Wool, U. S. A. This Railroad Brigade was under Colonel Dixon S. Miles, U. S. A., whose headquarters were at Relay house, nine miles from Baltimore, on the main stem of the Baltimore & Ohio railhad, at the junction of the Washington branch and the viaduct over the Patapsco river. General Miles was killed September 15, 1862, at Harper's Ferry, Va. Sergeant Brackett was in many engagements with the