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lroads, telegraphed to the Secretary of War from Philadelphia, saying that they were informed that it was impracticable to send more troops through Baltimore, and adding, Shall we send them through Annapolis? Official War Records, II, 578. No reply was received that day; but that night a consultation was held in Philadelphia at the house of Major-General Patterson, commanding the department of Washington, and then second in command to General Scott only. Mr. Felton, Mr. Thomson, Governor Curtin and the mayor of Philadelphia were present. They agreed on the desirableness of the plan; and, as no answer had yet come from Washington, and General Butler had meantime arrived in Philadelphia with the 8th Mass., it was decided to call his attention to the matter. General Patterson sent a message by Mr. Felton to General Butler to the effect that he most urgently advised that he should go to Annapolis, and Captain (afterwards admiral) Dupont called with Mr. Felton on General Butler,