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[106] Chancellorsville, the First Maryland and the Chesapeake artillery defended an important position in Early's line against Sedgwick on the 2d, and on the 3d was on Marye's Hill. Both batteries lost heavily in these engagements and received distinctive notice from General Early in his report.

The Second Maryland infantry1 was organized at Winchester, Va., in the fall of 1862, of companies recruited in Richmond by officers of the First Maryland and some Marylanders who had come to Virginia after the battle of Sharpsburg. Those most active and influential in recruiting new companies were Captains Herbert, Goldsborough, Lieutenant George Thomas, Corporal Clapham Murray, Private W. P. Zollinger, late of the First Maryland, and Captains J. Parran Crane, Ferdinand C. Duvall, Jos. L. McAleer, John W. Torsch, Gwynn and Stewart, who were generally new men, except Torsch, who had commanded a company in a Virginia regiment for the preceding year. The regiment was organized as follows:

Lieutenant-Colonel, James R. Herbert.

Major, William W. Goldsborough,

Adjutant, J. Winder Laird.

Acting Adjutant, Lieut. George Thomas.

Quartermaster, Maj. Charles W. Harding.

Commissary of Subsistence, Capt. John Eager Howard.

Surgeon, Richard P. Johnson.

Assistant Surgeon, De Wilton Snowden.

Sergeant Major, William R. McCullough.

Quartermaster Sergeant, Edwin James.

Ordnance Sergeant, Francis L. Higdon.

Chief Musician, Michael A. Quinn.

Company A: Captain, William H. Murray. Lieutenants, Geo. Thomas, Clapham Murray, William P. Zollinger.

1 Major W. W. Goldsborough, of the Second Maryland, has a graphic account of the regiment in his ‘Maryland Line, C. S. A.,’ which has been freely drawn on in this chapter.

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