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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 1 1 Browse Search
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nued with the company as sergeants, and served during the three months. It was especially manly in Mr. Kinnear, whose name had stood first on the enlistment paper. First Lieutenant (afterwards general) Chamberlain was the only member of the company who had seen military service,—in the Mexican war,—and he was naturally placed next to the highest in command. He had been a member both of the police force and the fire department of Cambridge, Manuscript letter from General Chamberlain, April 22, 1895. and had much influence and authority among his fellow-recruits. Of the whole number of members in this pioneer company (ninety-seven) all but two re-enlisted at the end of the three months service, twenty-seven received commissions in other regiments and twenty-one died in the service. Paige's History of Cambridge, p. 433, note. These facts have been given thus at length, because this process of company formation represented that which was soon going on all over the State, in so