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ember of the company to be here at my office by daylight to-morrow morning. The company marched from its temporary quarters to Boston early in the morning of April 17, Captain Richardson writes: As we passed along, we received many tokens of regard from citizens. Dr. Estes Howe placed a one-hundred-dollar bill in my hand, s of the promptness to be seen almost everywhere. The first regiment to leave the State was the 4th M. V. M. (Colonel Packard), which went by afternoon train (April 17) to Fall River, to take the steamer for New York and thence to Fortress Monroe. The 6th (Colonel Jones) left for Washington by rail, but at a later hour. The 3f artillery, in aid of a New York regiment, but was surrounded in a fog and had three of his little band killed, three wounded, and sixty-six taken prisoners. On April 17-20 the 2d Heavy Artillery had a somewhat similar experience at Plymouth, N. C., a large part of Cos. G and H being taken prisoners, many of whom died in prison.