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Doc. 56.-Second Minnesota volunteers. Report of Chaplain Cressy. To James George, Colonel Commanding Second Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry: dear sir: Herewith I send you my report for the time included between August first and December first, 1862. The history of our regiment for these four months, is probably more varied by stirring events, severe toil, great endurance, unflinching devotion to duty, and general health and vigor of nerve, than it ever has been, or ever will be, for the same length of time, while we are in the service. This period commences with that melancholy event, the cowardly murder by guerrillas, upon the sixth day of August, of our much-beloved Brig.-General Robert L. McCook. As a military officer, he was universally and deservedly respected and beloved by his brigade; and by none more so than by the Second Minnesota His murder cast a deep gloom over this regiment; and his death, even to this day, is referred to among us only with deep