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formed of his plans; and Lieutenant Grace visited their churches to interest the people in his work. He arranged for William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, and other noted men to address meetings. Cornelius Howland, C. B. H. Fessenden, and James B. Congdon materially assisted and were good friends of the movement. While recruiting, Lieutenant Grace was often insulted by such remarks as, There goes the captain of the Negro Company! He thinks the negroes will fight! Themen. Previous to departure, the New Bedford recruits and their friends gathered for a farewell meeting. William Berry presided; prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Grimes; and remarks were made by Lieutenant-Colonel Hallowell, Lieutenant Grace, C. B. H. Fessenden, Ezra Wilson, Rev. Mr. Kelly, Wesley Furlong, and Dr. Bayne. A collation at A. Taylor and Company's followed. Temporarily the recruits took the name of Morgan Guards, in recognition of kindnesses from S. Griffiths Morgan. At camp the New
emedy this defect the senator reported a joint resolution on February 3, which, variously amended, came up until March 2, when it was returned to committee. Senator Fessenden, of Maine, led the opposition. The key-note of his remarks in debate was: What propriety is there in our going back and paying them for services already rendered? The Maine senator's course received the merited scorn of Wendell Phillips at a meeting of the Antislavery Society. He said,— Senator Fessenden was the son of one of the first Abolitionists of that State, the ablest debater in the Senate, the leader of that body. Governor Andrew's proclamation was published in one hunrms for Massachusetts. The War Department knew of it. It was a government contract. The Government, accepting these men, accepted the contract. Wilson said to Fessenden, Will you fulfil it? This pettifogger, representing the State of Maine, replied, I would like to see Governor Andrew's written authority! Mr. Wilson on Marc
s, S. C., 295. Evacuation of Morris Island, 123. Evans, John W., 173. Examining Board for officers, 311. Exchange of prisoners, 107, 218, 221, 233. Executive document, 96. Explosion in Sumter, 141. F. F Company, 20, 38, 40, 54, 75, 90, 91, 135, 145, 148, 150, 155, 164, 176, 183, 192, 198, 200, 202, 204, 234, 283, 284, 286, 291, 296, 301, 302, 309, 310, 311, 312, 315, 316, 317. Fenollosa, Manuel, 15. Fernandina and Cedar Keys Railroad, 155. Ferris, T. C., 135. Fessenden, C. B. H., 10. Fessenden, William P., 180,181. Field, Henry A., 59. Field, James T., 16. Fifty-fifth Mass. organized, 24. Finegan, Joseph, 154, 157, 159, 171, 173, 175. Firemen of Charleston, 194. Fisk, John B., 234. Flags of regiment, 24, 25, 73, 77, 81, 84, 89, 131, 166, 202, 248. Fletcher, Francis H., 13. Flore, blockade runner, steamer, 233. Florence, S. C., 289. Florence National Cemetery, 305. Florence Prison, 97. Florida, 148, 184, 185, 186. Florida Expedition, 148