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d him at 2 A. M. He said to the messenger, Tell His Excellency that I shall be at the State House with my full company by 11 o'clock to-day, and he was there. Captain Pratt of the 3d Battalion of Rifles was also assigned to the 6th, as was the company of Captain Sampson of Boston. Captain Pratt received his order late in the afteCaptain Pratt received his order late in the afternoon of the 16th, and was in Boston with his company 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 Forer rout. This is the description given in the report of Col. G. D. Wells, brigade commander, and he adds, I desire to call especial attention to the conduct of Major Pratt and his regiment in the last charge, and mentions also the death of Capt. G. W. Thompson, for a long time commanding the regiment, and a most valuable and galla