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[119] was an officer of the Second Florida, killed soon afterwards, perhaps Captain Flagg. Lieutenant-Colonel Taylor and Major Wilson, of the Second Mississippi battalion, did their whole duty throughout the day, and succeeded in reforming parts of their line of skirmishers into bodies and carrying them into the fight. I regret that circumstances did not afford their fine battalion the best opportunity for separate action on that day. Major Maury, Twenty-fourth Virginia, had his horse shot and himself soon after wounded at an early hour, whilst gallantly leading his regiment into the fight. We felt his absence throughout the day. I refer to the list of casualties as a roll of honor for our company officers without reiterating names.

The following officers and men are brought to my attention in the reports of regimental commanders, who claim for the survivors the badge of honor to be awarded under general orders, to wit:

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