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had expired, it remained in service at the governor's request, on his assurance that the Capitol was still in danger and not a regiment could be spared. A vote of thanks for this service was passed by the National House of Representatives. But it was a finer compliment when the anxious Lincoln said to the wounded soldiers of the 6th Mass. at Washington: I begin to believe that there is no North. The 7th Regiment is a myth. Rhode Island is a myth. You are the only reality. Nicolay and Hay, IV, 153. V. The route through Annapolis. Next to the early service of the 6th M. V. M., the most conspicuous was that of the 8th M. V. M. in its march to Washington via Annapolis. The circumstances of this advance were at first greatly misapprehended, but have now been put in a clear light, like so many other things, by the publication in Official War Records of the original letters and telegraphic despatches which preceded. The 6th Mass. was attacked in Baltimore, as has been sa