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the very end of the war. Schouler, I, 54. The former had for some time been studying for just such service, in anticipation of war; and the latter wrote thus: On the sixteenth day of April, 1861, I was called from my professional pursuits by Governor Andrew to assist Dr. George H. Lyman in furnishing medical supplies for the 6th Regiment, and I continued under direction of the governor to perform conjointly with Dr. Lyman such duties as were incidental to a medical bureau until the 13th of June, 1861, when I was commissioned surgeon-general of Massachusetts, with the rank of colonel. Schouler, I, 54. Many of the first physicians of Boston at the same time offered their services to attend gratuitously the families of soldiers. Lawyers agreed to take charge of the legal business of young lawyers who might enlist. The Rev. W. H. Cudworth of East Boston, not content with offering his services as chaplain for the first three years regiment, announced to his congregation that, if hi