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-fourth. A call for recruits was published in a hundred journals from east to west. Friends whose views were known were communicated with, and their aid solicited; but the response was not for a time encouraging With the need came the man. Excepting Governor Andrew, the highest praise for recruiting the Fifty-fourth belongs to George L. Stearns, who had been closely identified with the struggle in Kansas and John Brown's projects. He was appointed agent for the committee, and about February 23 went west on his mission. Mr. Stearns stopped at Rochester, N. Y., to ask the aid of Fred Douglass, receiving hearty co-operation, and enrolling a son of Douglass as his first recruit. His headquarters were made at Buffalo, and a line of recruiting posts from Boston to St. Louis established. Soon such success was met with in the work that after filling the Fifty-fourth the number of recruits was sufficient to warrant forming a sister regiment. Many newspapers gave publicity to the e
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rison, Silas 20, sin.; painter; Chatham, Can. 28 Mch 63; missing 18 Jly 63 Ft. Wagner. $50. Gibson, Martin 18, sin.; waiter; Taunton. 10 Oct 63; 12 Sep 65 Boston. $50. G. A. R. Post 50, Chicago. Glazier, Abraham 18, sin.; farmer; Catskill, N. Y. 4 Mch 63; died 3 Jan 65 Regtl. Hos. Morris Id. S. C. of disease. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft. Wagner. $50. Gover, Franklin 19, sin.; farmer; Gt. Barrington 18 Feb 63; 20 Sep 65. $50. Pittsfield. Green, Joseph Henry 16, sin.; laborer; Boston 23 Feb. 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Grey, Solomon 21, sin.; laborer; Woodstock, Can. 28 Mch 63; deserted 14 Apl 63. Readville. Groomer, Edward 19, sin.; seaman; Hudson, N. Y. 5 Mch 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Hall, Elias 26, mar.; laborer; Boston. 11 Feb 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Halsted, James W. Corpl. 18, sin.; farmer; Farrington, Conn. 4 Mch 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Hamilton, Frank 40, mar.; farmer; Hinsdale. 14 Dec 63; died 16 Aug 64 Regtl. Hos. Morris Id. S. C. Consumption. $325. Hamilton, Frank