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rning to Salem that night he determined to raise a company for himself, and began recruiting on April 20. Manuscript letter of Capt. J. P. Reynolds (Sept. 7, 1895). The company was named the Andrew 3d Battalion of Rifles of Worcester, Major (afterwards general) Devens, received its orders on April 20, and was in line on the afternoon of that day; and was joined later (May 1) by Capt. Albert Dod its part in determining the action of that department. Be this as it may, the next morning (April 20) brought a positive order from Major-General Scott, in the name of the President, to send all tof the plan or to the express orders finally received. Leaving Philadelphia about 3 P. M. on April 20, the 8th Mass. reached Perryville about 6 P. M., and found a steamer quietly awaiting it, as arand 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.