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an unexpected descent on Annapolis, was the result of Colonel Lefferts' judgment, which has since been sustained by events. . . . The fact that since then all the Northern troops have passed through the line that we thus opened is a sufficient comment on the admirable judgment that decided the movement. Rebellion Record, I, (Doc.) 153. O'Brien was not correct in attributing the action to the judgment of Colonel Lefferts; for it had been virtually decided upon by General Patterson, General Cadwallader, Admiral Dupont, the mayor of Philadelphia and the two railroad presidents; but the prompt and soldierly action of Colonel Lefferts in telegraphing a recommendation of the plan to the War Department—a thing which General Butler should have done, but omitted—doubtless had its part in determining the action of that department. Be this as it may, the next morning (April 20) brought a positive order from Major-General Scott, in the name of the President, to send all troops by way of An