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. (Bates, History Pennsylvania Volunteers, I, 160.) But, such as it was, this occupation of Baltimore was attributed by Parton and other writers of that period to General Butler's own initiative; yet it now appears from his own report to General ScThe narratives of the day added something of the same melodramatic character to all the details of this occupation. In Mr. Parton's description: A thunderstorm of irregular character, extraordinary both for its violence and extent, hung over the cit so incessant was the thunder that the tramp of horses, the tread of the men, the rumble of the cannon were not heard. Parton's Butler, p. 111. Such is the melodramatic scene conjured up by the skilled imagination of Mr. Parton,—one of the most amMr. Parton,—one of the most amiable of men, but one of the least reliable of historians,—a picture annihilated in a moment by the testimony of his own subject of biography, who writes to General Scott that he took possession of Federal Hill amid the plaudits of many of the peopl