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ts in the Civil War, p. 25. Schouler (I, 101, 133) fully recognizes that it was Felton who planned the expedition. The Comte de Paris makes no mention of Felton, butFelton, but attributes the whole plan to General Wool, whom he assumes to have been without instructions from Washington. in which he omitted all reference either to Mr. Felton Mr. Felton as the originator of the plan or to the express orders finally received. Leaving Philadelphia about 3 P. M. on April 20, the 8th Mass. reached Perryville about 6 P. M., and found a steamer quietly awaiting it, as arranged by Mr. Felton. The same glamour and melodramatic character were thrown in the newspapers of the time aboutpril 19) been retained for that precise purpose by the president of the road, Mr. Felton, who had also provided it with coal and a pilot for Annapolis; Mr. S. M. Felton's statement will be found in full in Schouler, I, 101. Mr. Felton himself was a Massachusetts man and a Harvard graduate. so that it was simply awaiting the arr