appointed to take command of the Massachusetts troops at the front, and to fill the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of General Butler to be a major-general of volunteers.
General Peirce was succeeded in command of Fort Warren by Brigadier-General Joseph Andrews, who remained on duty there, and at Camp Cameron, in Cambridge, until Nov. 18, 1861.
On the 21st of May, the Fourth Battalion of Rifles, Major Samuel H. Leonard, was ordered to Fort Independence, where it was recruited to a regimenment time and money in making the forts habitable, and by putting them in a condition to defend the harbor, and maintain garrisons.
The Governor, on the 25th of April, appointed the three major-generals of militia,—Messrs. Sutton, Morse, and Andrews,—with a portion of their respective staff, an examining board to pass upon the qualification of persons elected officers of new companies.
This board remained in service until the 24th of May, when it was relieved from further duties.
30, 132, 144
Adams and liberty, 179
Addison, 94, 109, I12, 113, 1x6, l18, 159, 233, 234, 237, 238, 244, 254, 256
Address to the Freemen of South Carolina, an, 148
Address to the House of burgesses, 142
Address to the people of the state of New York, an (John Jay), 148
Address to the people of the state of New York (Melancthon Smith), 148
Address to the Supreme being, 161
Ad Thamesin, 3
Adulateur, the, 217
Adventures of Captain Bonneville, 210
Adventures of Joseph Andrews, the, 12
Adventures of Robin day, the, 311
Advertisements for the Unexperienced planters of New-England, 17
Advice to such as would remove to America, etc., 101
Afloat and ashore, 302, 305
Ages, the, 262
Agrippa, Letters of, 148
Aiken, G. L., 227
Aimard, Gustave, 325
Akenside, 165, 263, 263 n.
A l'abri, 241
Alarm to the legislature of the province of New York, an, 136
Alcott, Amos Bronson, 333, 336-339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 345, 347