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would have issued it a month ago. With Colonel Keyes, of General Scott's staff, I discussed allerview with Mr. Sumner, General Scott, and Colonel Keyes, to Mr. Albert G. Browne, Jr., There is norticulars by mail; take no further steps. Colonel Keyes approved of this despatch; and so did Messils, I will give you oral information; and Colonel Keyes will furnish me with much at a later day tusand of the volunteers of this district. Colonel Keyes says, be prepared; organize your regimentsferred me to his two aides,—Colonels Leigh and Keyes,—I made up my mind after a very short conversaGeneral Scott's plans and confidential papers. Keyes, on the other hand, went into the matter with h I reached the city. General Scott and Colonel Keyes are evidently anxious, and would like moreion was made known, and he was referred to Colonel Keyes of General Scott's staff for information urwarded by sea to Annapolis or Baltimore. Colonel Keyes stated, that all other routes to Washingto[3 more...]<
amuel C. Lawrence, of Medford, colonel; J. Durell Greene, of Cambridge, lieutenant-colonel; Hamlin W. Keyes, of Boston, major; Thomas O. Barri, of Cambridge, adjutant; Joseph E. Billings, of Boston, , drum-major. Several changes occurred while the regiment was in service. Colonel Greene, Major Keyes, and Adjutant Barri were appointed officers in the regular army. To fill these vacancies, Cathe hotels, the regiment was put on board of two transports; four companies, under command of Major Keyes, going on board the Ariel, and six, under command of Colonel Lawrence, on board the De Soto. Nothing of special interest occurred until the 25th of June, when Lieutenant-Colonel Greene, Major Keyes, and Adjutant Barri, having been appointed officers in the regular army, took leave of the reed their cause and the nation's. Of these we name Chambers and Pratt and Parker and Prescott and Keyes and Dodd. While the events here enumerated were transpiring at a distance, others of great im
rly commended were Hinks, whom he has repeatedly urged for a brigadier-generalship; Palfrey, who, he says, is a most excellent officer; and Major Paul Revere, who, he says, ought to have a regiment. General Sumner says that he has offered Revere the inspector-generalship of his staff. Revere hesitates, as he has made application for a position in one of the new regiments. The brigade commanded by General Devens included the Seventh and Tenth Massachusetts Regiments. The brigade was in Keyes's corps. These were next visited by Colonel Ritchie. The Seventh had been but little exposed in action, and was in magnificent condition. The colonel is held in high esteem. The lieutenant-colonel was regarded as inefficient; the major, a most excellent officer. A board had been appointed to examine the lieutenant-colonel, and he would probably resign. He was discharged Oct. 4, 1862. A great many officers and men were at this time in hospitals, and a good many enlisted men had deserte