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odwin, of New Hampshire, that Mr. Crowninshield is to purchase two thousand muskets for that State, with the same understanding in regard to sharing expenses. April 25.—The Governor writes to the Trustees of the State Nautical-School Ship, inclosing an order passed by the Executive Council, to place guns on board the ship, and , and applications made by young men to raise new companies, many of whom were afterwards officers in the volunteer service, and rose to high commands. On the 25th of April, the Adjutant-General received a letter from Addison Gage & Co., of Boston, tendering to the Massachusetts soldiers a ship-load of ice. The letter says,— h provisions, for General Butler's command at Annapolis. She must be armed. Mr. Burt returns by eleven-o'clock train with orders from General Wool. On the 25th of April, Mr. Crowninshield, who was in New York to take the steamer for Europe to purchase arms, writes to the Governor, I am detained till this forenoon for despatche
pon which to rest, we shall not deny; but if the officer had made a survey of the forts, and especially of Fort Warren, before the two battalions had taken possession, his report would have been of a different tenor, and he would have accorded to the soldiers praise instead of censure. They certainly deserved it: they saved the Government time and money in making the forts habitable, and by putting them in a condition to defend the harbor, and maintain garrisons. The Governor, on the 25th of April, appointed the three major-generals of militia,—Messrs. Sutton, Morse, and Andrews,—with a portion of their respective staff, an examining board to pass upon the qualification of persons elected officers of new companies. This board remained in service until the 24th of May, when it was relieved from further duties. The number of persons examined by the board was six hundred and forty-one men, thirty-nine of whom were rejected. On the 2d of May, Lieutenant-Colonel C. C. Holmes, of t
nable to withstand the attack. On the 16th of December, it suffered again at the battle of Whitehall, with a loss of four killed, and sixteen wounded. Among the killed was the gallant Sergeant Parkman, of Boston, who bore the United States colors. The army returned to Newbern after the battle of Goldsborough, in which the Forty-fifth was not actively engaged. On the 17th of January, 1863, the brigade proceeded upon a reconnoissance towards Trenton, for five days; after which, until April 25, it acted as provost-guard in Newbern. On the 28th of April, two companies, commanded by Captains Minot and Tappan, under the orders of Major Sturgis, were sent on an expedition up the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad, to endeavor to ascertain the strength of the enemy. Captain Bumstead's company was directed to proceed to the cross-road leading to the Dover road, to explore, and communicate with Brigadier-General Palmer, whose column was on that road. The remainder of the troops i
exists, will urge delay for investigation. We do not find the answer which Major Cabot returned to this letter. It was probably unfavorable, as the men were shot, in compliance with the sentence pronounced by the court-martial. On the 25th of April, the Governor telegraphed to Secretary Stanton, that he had received a despatch from General Dix, informing him that all of the heavy artillery companies on duty in the forts would be immediately ordered to the field, and requesting that a mi companies, though raised with special understanding, yet will march willingly with other eight in regimental organization, under him as colonel, for heavy artillery duty. The request was peremptorily refused by Secretary Stanton. On the 25th of April, the Governor wrote to Senator Sumner and forwarded him copies of the telegrams he had received, and those which he had sent. The twelve companies numbered about eighteen hundred men. Referring to Secretary Stanton's refusal to allow the co