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ROSTER Tenth Regiment Indiana Volunteers, mustered into the U. S. Service for three months-Continued.
ROSTER Eleventh Regiment Indiana Volunteers, mustered into the U. S. Service for three months-Continued.
It may be added here that, at the expiration of their term of service, the six regiments returned, and were discharged in the latter part of July.
Brig. Gen. Morris, on resigning his command of the forces, published an address, tendering to both officers and men his thanks, his congratulations on their safe return to their homes, and his earnest wishes for their future prosperity, which is hereto attached:
HEADQUARTERS 1ST BRIGADE INDIANA VOLUNTEERS,
To the Officers and Soldiers of the Brigade:
The term of service for this Brigade, in the army of the United States, having expired, and the relations of officers and soldiers about to be dissolved, the General, in relinquishing his command, deems this a fit occasion to express his entire approbation of the conduct of the Brigade, whether in the camp, on the march, or on the field of battle. The General tenders to all his thanks for the soldierly bearing, the cheerful performance of every duty, and the patient endurance of the privations and fatigues of campaign life, which all have so constantly exhibited. Called suddenly by the National Executive from the ease and luxuries of home life, to the defense of our Government, the officers and soldiers of this Brigade have voluntarily submitted to the privations and restraints of military life; and, with the intelligence of free Americans, have acquired the arts of war as readily as they relinquished the pursuits of peace. They have cheerfully endured the fatigue of long and dreary marches by day and night, through the rain and storm; they have borne the exhaustion of hunger for the sake of their country. Their labor and suffering were not in vain. The foe they met they vanquished. They scattered the traitors from their secure entrenchments in the gorges of Laurel Hill, stripped of their munitions of war, to flee before the vengeance of patriots.
Soldiers! you have now returned to the friends whose prayers went with you to the field of strife. They welcome you with pride and exultation. Your State and country acknowledge the value of your labors. May your future career be as your past has been, honorable to yourselves and serviceable to your country.
The General in command, sensible of the great obligation he is under to the members of his Staff, can not refrain from this public acknowledgment of the value of their services.
To Brigade Major Love, he can but feebly express his obligations. To his ripe and practiced judgment, his accurate knowledge of the duties of officers and soldiers, his unremitting labors to secure instruction and discipline, to his cheerful and valuable counsel, the General is greatly indebted.
For the valuable services of Captain Benham, of the United States Engineers, not only in the appropriate duties of his station,