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or six months, and then disbanded as not needed. (Eyland's Evolution of a Life, p. 150.) The six regiments thus called for were organized, armed, equipped, clothed and sent forward within four weeks after orders were received that they would be accepted. Schouler, I, 168. The 1st (Colonel Cowdin) left the State on June 15 for Washington, and was the first three years regiment that arrived there; the 2d (Colonel Gordon) left the State July 8 for the front; the 7th left for Washington July 11; the 9th and 11th on June 24 and the 10th on June 25,—all for Washington. All these were three years regiments; and when, on June 17, the consent of the government was obtained for raising ten more regiments, they were organized with the same energy which had already given Massachusetts an unquestioned superiority in promptness of organization at the outbreak of the war. Viii. The early major-generals. On May 16, 1861, before any battle had taken place, the United States government