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[387] closer approach, but when once broken, I never knew them to rally under fire. At Second Manassas the Twenty-ninth New York stood until it was necessary to use the bayonet. At Gettysburg four regiments maintained unbroken front until the hostile colors almost kissed.

A large number of prisoners (over one thousand) were captured Sunday, but as Stewart's men had part in the capture, I cannot say what number thereof properly belonged to the brigade. It was at Benning's suggestion that Stewart made any captures at all, however, for I heard it made and Stewart assent.

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