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n were killed. War was fairly inaugurated by the shedding of blood, a thing which had not occurred during the contest at Fort Sumter. The best and most careful account of the whole affair at Baltimore is that entitled Baltimore and the 19th of April, 1861, by George Wm. Brown, chief judge of the supreme bench of Baltimore and mayor of the city in 1861. Colonel Jones's report may be found in Official War Records, I, 7, and in Adjutant-General Schouler's report for January, 1862; it is unexcepat aid was given in the care of the Massachusetts regiments by a soldiers' agency, established at Washington under the auspices of Col. Gardner W. Tufts of Lynn, this being first instituted on the arrival of the 6th Regiment with its wounded, April 19, 1861, and afterwards expanding until it included not merely the oversight of the Massachusetts men in the sixty hospitals in and near Washington, but also in the camps and on the battlefields within reach, including the sound as well as the disabl