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Col. Steckton

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Colonel T. B. W. Stoukton, who was taken prisoner in tho late battle, was i i'ported in some oi' the New York papers as killed, but lato and more reliable dispatches etate that ho vas taken prisoner at ihe búlelo at Gaines' Hill, on the 27th. He was one of the eldcst professional miütary men in the State, and retained a stiong passion ibr his profession even when that of other metí fuiled. He was Colonel of the only regiment Michigan liad in the Moxican war, Gen. A. tí. Williams being Lieutcnant Colonel, and Lieutenat t Colonel J. V. Renhle, of thia oity, iww of tho Sixteenth Eegimept, being Major. Col. Stocktoi) was a gradúate oí West Poir.t, ar,d f"r many years a leading rnember of tho State Military Board. "Wher. tho war Brwt broke out he was looked to, fmm his previous reputation, as one of the first men to take an activo part in Ihe enrollmont of tho militia. But lor some reason the Governor refused to giant him a cominission, when an appeal was made to tle War Department, and the goveinment was only loo glad to grant him a commission to raise a regiment, whkh has finally been enrolled as the Bixteenth Regiment of iha State. He was a bravo and dashing officer, and his loss will be feit notonly by his regiment but by the entire service. He was a r-esident of F'int. His regiment, the Sixteenth. fought at Gaines' Hill like héroes, that they are, it being


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