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Plymouth. It was called forth by the following orders proceeding from Governor Andrew:— [General order no. 18.] Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Headquarters, Boston, Dec. 13, 1865. By General Order No. 94 of the War Department, issued May 15, 1865, volunteer regiments and batteries, on their return to their respective States, when mustered out and discharged, were to deposit their colors with the chief United States mustering officers, to be by them transferred to the governors of the S9.] Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Headquarters, Boston, Dec. 13, 1865. It having been represented at these headquarters that the Massachusetts regiments and companies which had filled their allotted terms of service in the field prior to May 15, 1865, the colors of which are deposited in the State House, desire to take part in the flag reception on the 22d instant, referred to in General Order No. 18, current series, the Commander-in-Chief most cordially complies with their wishes. The co