Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment:

...t was not mustered in — the usual basis of military seniority till later. These were the only colored regiments recruited during the year 1862. The Second South Carolina and the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts followed early in 1863. This is the way in which I came to the command of this regiment. One day in November, 1862, I was sitting at dinner with my lieutenants, John Goodell and Luther Bigelo...

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Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) 30,598 18 0 0 0 user votes

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