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oad, October 27; Bellfield, December 9. In the latter part of November, 1864, the regiment, having been depleted by losses and by the return home of men whose term of service had expired, was consolidated from twelve to eight companies, and I was changed from Company M to Company A. On account of the regiment being so small, we were sent, on the seventeenth of March, 1865, to City Point, Va., to do provost duty. We remained there until April 14, when we were sent to Burkesville. On May 2 we started for Washington, via Richmond. We camped at Arlington Heights and at Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, remaining there until orders to send us home were received. We took part in the grand review of the Army of the Potomac in Washington on May 23, and on June 25 we started for Massachusetts, reaching Readville on the twenty-eighth. I finally received my pay and discharge July 20, 1865, having worn the blue for one year, six months, and one week. My experience in the service