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ction. After some opposition, he yielded; and Colonel Lefferts, who arrived with the 7th New York Regiment, a II, 582. The phrases used in the despatch of Colonel Lefferts were: Will you give orders to despatch troops e at the time, in Massachusetts at least, that Colonel Lefferts shrank from the enterprise and General Butler ty and with quite as much reason attributed to Colonel Lefferts. In the spirited narrative of the 7th Regimenpected descent on Annapolis, was the result of Colonel Lefferts' judgment, which has since been sustained by et in attributing the action to the judgment of Colonel Lefferts; for it had been virtually decided upon by Genidents; but the prompt and soldierly action of Colonel Lefferts in telegraphing a recommendation of the plan teffect, this being in answer to the request of Colonel Lefferts for orders. Official War Records, II, 583. s, of course, no alternative, and either Butler or Lefferts would have been liable to court martial had he gon