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[22] less than 3,000 men and with a casualty list of 598, they killed 700 of the enemy's people, wounded, by his own account, over 3,000, and captured 1,101 prisoners, embracing 87 officers, 17 stands of colors, 2 guerdons and 1,916 stand of small arms—deeds which entitle their banners to the inscription, “The Crater, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.” He says the enemy had massed against us three of his corps and two divisions of another.

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