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went to form the major part of Company B. New Bedford was also chosen as a fertile field. James W. Grace, a young business man of that place, was selected as recruiting officer, and commissioned February 10. He opened headquarters on Williams Street, near the postoffice, and put out the United States flag across the street. Colored ministers of the city were informed 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! They will turn and run at the first sight of the enemy! His little son was scoffed at in school because his father was raising a ne
nt's Fast Day. The line was formed with eight hundred and fifty men; and the distinguished visitors were received with due honors. Dr. Howe, Robert Dale Owen, Mr. Garrison, and other gentlemen were also present. On April 30, the regiment drew nine hundred and fifty Enfield rifled muskets and a suitable number of noncommissionepersons were present, including Surgeon-General Dale, Hon. Thomas Russell, Professor Agassiz, Prof. William B. Rogers, Hon. Josiah Quincy, George S. Hale, William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Samuel May, Rev. Dr. Neale, Frederick Douglass, and many others. The parade was thronged with white and colored people of both sexes,ted cheers and waving of flags and handkerchiefs. The national colors were displayed everywhere. Passing the house of Wendell Phillips, on Essex Street, William Lloyd Garrison was seen standing on the balcony, his hand resting on the head of a bust of John Brown. Only hearty greetings were encountered; not an insulting word was
. C., 307. Furlong, Wesley, 10. Furloughs, 129, 135. G. G Company, 20, 38, 75, 132, 145, 148, 150, 158, 164, 183, 188, 198, 202, 215, 221, 222, 223, 231, 234, 237, 238, 245, 249, 266, 275, 286, 291, 302, 309, 310, 311, 312, 317. Gainesville, Fla., 155. Gallop's Island, Mass., 317. Galvanized Yankees, 255, 256. Gardner, Frank, 196. Gardner, John, 16. Gardner, W. M., 175. Gardner's Corners, S. C., 267, 272. Garnett, H., 12. Garrison of Charleston, 311, 312. Garrison, William Lloyd, 10, 23, 24, 32. Gartrell, L. H., 256, 257, 258, 260. Gascoign's Bluff, Ga., 39. Gaul, Lewis, 318. Geary, Edward C., 241. Georgetown, S. C., 192, 288, 289, 290, 291, 307, 308. Georgia Troops. Artillery, Heavy: Twenty-Eighth Battalion, (Bonaud's,) 161, 165. Artillery, Batteries: Chatham, 56, 161, 167, 203, 206. Guerard's, 161, 165. Cavalry: Fourth, 173, 208. Twentieth, 41. Infantry: First (Regulars), 161, 173, 208. Fifth, 256. Sixth, 56, 160, 162. Nineteenth, 56, 58, 160,