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ectman 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, becauvil War and Indian Wars, 1861-65 (official), p. 699. And much more the Massachusetts man with two hundred years of tradition behind him wished to go with his neighbors, to be commanded by men whom he knew,—by a local shoemaker rather than by Julius Caesar. It is to be noticed that much the same conditions of local organization are carefully preserved in the model army of the world, that of Germany. General Sheridan tells us that a local or territorial system of recruiting is the very found