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. Massachusetts in the rebellion. A record of the historical position of the commonwealth, and the services of the leading statesmen, the military, the colleges, and the people, in the civil war of 1861-65 . -APT ^y Ei.HACV^ o^rr- THE TWENTY-SEVENTH AT NEWBERN. 315 field ill a cold, drenching rain. Early the following morning,the regiment, in company with the Twenty-third MassachusettsVolunteers, marched to the attack, passing in their course throughmiry swamps and almost impenetrable thickets, during whichthey were exposed to a severe fire from tlie enemy secured behindintrenchments, and in w

. Massachusetts in the rebellion. A record of the historical position of the commonwealth, and the services of the leading statesmen, the military, the colleges, and the people, in the civil war of 1861-65 . -APT ^y Ei.HACV^ o^rr- THE TWENTY-SEVENTH AT NEWBERN. 315 field ill a cold, drenching rain. Early the following morning,the regiment, in company with the Twenty-third MassachusettsVolunteers, marched to the attack, passing in their course throughmiry swamps and almost impenetrable thickets, during whichthey were exposed to a severe fire from tlie enemy secured behindintrenchments, and in w Stock Photo
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. Massachusetts in the rebellion. A record of the historical position of the commonwealth, and the services of the leading statesmen, the military, the colleges, and the people, in the civil war of 1861-65 . -APT ^y Ei.HACV^ o^rr- THE TWENTY-SEVENTH AT NEWBERN. 315 field ill a cold, drenching rain. Early the following morning,the regiment, in company with the Twenty-third MassachusettsVolunteers, marched to the attack, passing in their course throughmiry swamps and almost impenetrable thickets, during whichthey were exposed to a severe fire from tlie enemy secured behindintrenchments, and in which they lost several killed and wounded.Our forces finally succeeded in turning the enemys left flank, theright having been gained by another body of our troops ; whenthey gave way, and were closely pursued by us, which finally re-sulted in an unconditional surrender to Gen. Foster, in command.During this engagement, the loss of the regiment was five killedand fifteen wounded. On the lltli, it was ordered again upontransports, where it remained for about a month, closely crowdedon board three vessels : with impure air, the health of the menbecame visibly affected. Here, on the 12th, Capt. Henry A.

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