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Official War Records, II, 29. The Baltimore Clipper of the day after the entry was still more explicit: On the route to the Hill the streets were thronged with people, who greeted the military with cheers at every stop, the ladies at the windows and the doors joining in the applause by waving their handkerchiefs. It then describes how, when the troops had reached their destination, and not till then, their operations were seriously interrupted by a soaking shower. Baltimore Clipper, May 14, 1861, in Putnam's Records, I (Diary), 69. The historian of the 6th Regiment, Rev. J. W. Hanson, says nothing of any storm encountered on arriving at the city, but says that there was a violent thunder shower after the arrival at Federal Hill, and while the troops were raising their flag (p. 61). Thus curiously exaggerated and distorted, in those days, was every step of our novel military experience. The troops which accompanied General Butler on this expedition were the 6th Mass. V. M., Co