The Thirty-eighth New-York regiment, or Scott life-guard, preserved well the high reputation it gained for gallantry at Bull Run, and although in that engagement and in this it has lost fifteen officers and one third of its members, it is still reade to support our flag.
I ask that Congress will, by special resolution, authorize this regiment to place upon its flag, Bull Run and Williamsburgh, and the Fortieth New-York or Mozart regiment, Williamsburgh.
I trust that the General commanding divight have been expected of him, (when, as Colonel of the Fourth regiment of Maine volunteers, he nearly saved the day at Bull Run,) and also a genius for war and a pertinacity in the fight that proved him fit for high command — for he was most severeot and gun for gun. The army of the Potomac, long drilled, long in waiting, eager to avenge the slaughter and repulse at Bull Run and Ball's Bluff, knew no such word as fail.
When the firing was the most terrific, and the anxiety the most intense,