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weaker regiments, and so the maximum might be obtained. Schouler, I, 50. Orders were accordingly issued to Colonel Jones of the 6th Regiment (at Lowell), Colonel Packard of the 4th (at Quincy), Colonel Wardrop of the 3d (at New Bedford) and Colonel Munroe of the 8th (at Lynn), requiring them to muster their commands on Boston any early on the 17th. These were but examples of the promptness to be seen almost everywhere. The first regiment to leave the State was the 4th M. V. M. (Colonel Packard), which went by afternoon train (April 17) to Fall River, to take the steamer for New York and thence to Fortress Monroe. The 6th (Colonel Jones) left for Waand honor of many thousand men. Ix. The battles of 1861. The first regiment of Massachusetts to engage in battle in the war was the 4th Mass. Infantry (Colonel Packard), the occasion being that of Big Bethel, June 10, 1861, an aimless contest, of which it can only be said that the 4th Mass. behaved well. The real disaster w