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. They are to be returned at the close of the services. Maj.-Gen. Darius N. Couch of Taunton, ranking officer of volunteers in Massachusetts, has been invited to take command of the troops. Should he decline, Brevet Maj.-Gen. George H. Gordon of Boston, next in rank, will take command. The commanding general will arrange details. By order of His Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-Chief. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The procession was duly formed on December 22, under the immediate direction of Maj.-Gen. Edward W. Hinks (afterwards Hincks), chief of staff, under the following order— Ceremonies for delivering the colors of returned Massachusetts Volunteers to the state authorities. [Circular no. 3.] Commonwealth of Massachusetts. State House, Boston, Dec. 19, 1865. Composition of the column: Escort of Honor, Independent Corps of Cadets; Lieut.-Col. C. C. Holmes commanding. Maj.-Gen. D. N. Couch commanding. Staff of General commandi