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228, 229. After the battle or battles of Chancellorsville, General Hooker especially complimented in orders the conduct of the 2d Mass. Infantry (Col. S. M. Quincy), as did also Brig.-Gen. Thos. Ruger, its brigade commander. In a prolonged contest, with successive lines of Confederate troops brought up to attack them, this brush and a regular handto-hand fight, as one officer says; and they had to protect themselves with their bayonets long after their ammunition was exhausted. Colonel Quincy is among those complimented as having displayed great bravery and handled their regiments with skill. Col. S. Colgrove, commanding the 27th Indiana in this b them. Official War Records, 39, pp. 709-712. General Ruger also compliments Lieutenant-Colonel Cogswell (severely wounded) and Major Mudge of the 2d Mass. Colonel Quincy's own modest report is in Official War Records, 39, p. 714. It is interesting to notice that the remarkable qualities of Col. N. A. Miles (then of the 61s