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on board of the vessel for her security, until she could sail for New York. The mechanical training of the regiment showed itself in the promptness with which the railway and locomotives were repaired; and the regiment with the 7th New York set forth on the 24th upon a toilsome march to Washington, This march was graphically described by Major Winthrop (Atlantic Monthly, VII, 744). where they arrived the 26th, General Butler remaining at Annapolis. On their arrival at Washington, Colonel Monroe asked to be relieved from command and Lieut.-Col. Edward W. Hincks was promoted to his place. Governor Andrew once said publicly that Colonel (afterwards major-general) Hincks was the first man to offer him his individual services for the war. When the regiment was mustered out after three months service, it received special thanks from Congress for the energy and patriotism displayed by it in overcoming obstacles, both by sea and land. Vi. The occupation of Baltimore. On May 12,