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-Hancock's conduct was, as General McClellan observes in his dispatches, brilliant and superb, but, compared to the bulk of the hard fighting of the day, it was a mere dash of a few minutes. The hard fighting was done by the divisions of General Philip Kearney and General Hocker. They began to fight at seven o'clock in the morning, and were engaged until half past 2 o'clock P. M. Their loss, as is shown by the official reports, is over 2,000 killed and wounded. General Kearney's division, too,General Kearney's division, too, was the first to enter Williamsburg. His division alone lost 470 killed and wounded. While quartered at Williamsburg, General McClelian rode out on Wednesday, while the troops were on dress parade. He rode along the lines of Hocker's division until he reached the brigade in which the Fifth Wisconsin regiment was drawn up, and near where I was standing. Then raising his cap, he pronounced in clear and sonorous tones the following: "My lads, I have come to thank you for your gallant con