s commanded by Major-General Henry W. Slocum, and constituted the left wing of Sherman's army.
Major-General Henry Warner Slocum
（U. S.M. A. 1852) was born in Delphi, New York, September 24, 1827, and, beginning the practice of law at Syracuse, New York, he resigned his commission as first lieutenant in 1855.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined McDowell's troops as colonel of the Twenty-seventh New York Volunteers, and at Bull Run was severely wounded.
In August, 1861, as brigadi Burnside's reorganization of the army, he commanded the Right Grand Division.
When Hooker was put at the head, Major-General Sumner was relieved at his own request, and sent to the Department of Missouri.
But he died on the way there, at Syracuse, New York, March 21, 1863.
Major-General Darius Nash Couch
(U. S. M. A. 1846) was born in Putnam County, New York, July 23, 1822, and served in the Mexican and the Seminole wars, being brevetted first lieutenant in the former.
In 1855, he res