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sent to Washington his letters to the Governor Secretary Seward's letter letter of Colonel Lee charter of transports John M. Forbes, Esq. meeting in Faneuil Hall meeting in Cambridge speech of Wendell Phillips, Esq., at New Bedford remarks the President calls for troops the eve of battle. To write the part taken by Massachusetts in the civil war which began in April, 1861, and continued until the capture, by General Grant, of Lee and his army in Virginia, and the surrender of Johnston and his forces to General Sherman in North Carolina, in 1865, requires patient research, a mind not distracted by other duties, and a purpose to speak truthfully of men and of events. Massachusetts bore a prominent part in this war, from the beginning to the end; not only in furnishing soldiers for the army, sailors for the navy, and financial aid to the Government, but in advancing ideas, which, though scouted at in the early months of the war, were afterwards accepted by the nation, bef