Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1, page 90 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative:

...ent of freed slaves formed during the war was formed of South Carolina and Florida recruits (volunteers) by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Saxton, military governor of the Department of the South,—he being a Massachusetts man, —and that its organization was intrusted to another Massachusetts man, Col. T. W. Higginson. The surgeon and first assistant surgeon, the chaplain, a captain and several lieutenants were...

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