Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 14, page 286 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...matters should be run by the Quartermaster's Department.
Consequently, Colonel Haupt went to Washington, reported the state of affairs to an assistant secretary of war, and proceeded to his home in Massachusetts .
The understanding was that he was to return if needed.
Soon after his arrival home he received from the War Department the following telegram, Come back immediately; cannot get along without you...
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