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with its wounded, April 19, 1861, and afterwards expanding until it included not merely the oversight of the Massachusetts men in the sixty hospitals in and near Washington, but also in the camps and on the battlefields within reach, including the sound as well as the disabled. The names of 36,151 sick or wounded soldiers from the State were recorded at the Washington agency, and the expense to the Massachusetts treasury was some $35,000. Bowen's Massachusetts in the War, p. 37. For Mrs. Livermore's account of the services of Massachusetts women in these and other hospitals see (in the present work) II, 586. The service of the chaplains in the field ought properly to rank next to that of the surgeons, but this was not always the case. The whole position of the chaplain in our army was not only difficult but anomalous, in this respect at least. In a little world ruled by clockwork, where in the ordinary camp routine each man had his precise position and every hour its prescr