Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative:

...stop them, or of their bewildering their command by the order (suggested by a mischievous adjutant) Two or three paces backward, march! Even such as it was, the militia furnished the nucleus of the Massachusetts contingent, largely filled the roster of its early officers, and, by the promptness of its three months service, did much for the actual saving of the nation. Some of the regiments were ordered out...
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Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) 30,598 492 0 0 0 user votes

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