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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 384 384 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 30 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 19 19 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 15 15 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 14 14 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 8 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 6 6 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 4 Browse Search
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et by the selectman with the simple statement that not a man could be raised in his town for an old regiment. Since new regiments were better than none, and quotas must be filled, Governor Andrew had to yield; and wound up with this vehement commentary, Julius Caesar himself couldn't raise a company for an old regiment in Massachusetts, as long as there is a shoemaker left to make a captain of. Walcott's 21st Mass., p. 222. The officer who wrote that book resigned from his command in April, 1863, because his company, with a captain, two lieutenants and a full list of non-commissioned officers, had but six privates present for duty (p. 269). He was afterwards commissioned as colonel of the 60th Mass. This sufficiently refutes the claim sometimes made that this substitution of new regiments for old was Governor Andrew's own policy, It was the policy of Governor Andrew to keep the regiments in the service full, rather than to organize new regiments while the old regiments were