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found that there are omissions which the writers of the different chapters, as well as their comrades, will deeply deplore. Yet, with all its imperfections, this volume is believed to be substantially a faithful history of the part which the regiment had in the great conflict for the preservation of the National Union, which was waged during the years 1862– 1865; and, as such, it is certainly a history of which all those who participated in it may well be proud.

H. S. B.

PORTLAND, ME., Sept. 26, 1883.

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