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in the Northern States was that formed in Cambridge, Mass., by Capt. (afterwards colonel) James P. Richardson, the call for which company appeared in the Cambridge Chronicle, Jan. 5, 1861 (the very ds to join the corps, will please call at my office, Main Street, Cambridgeport. Signed, J. P. Richardson. The following is a copy of the enlistment list and its various endorsements of approval:d in the manner usual for militia companies, Colonel Lawrence presiding at the election. James P. Richardson was chosen captain, Samuel E. Chamberlain first lieutenant, Edwin F. Richardson second, J; 2d Brigade, 3d Mass. Cavalry (dismounted), Col. L. D. Sargent; 3d Brigade, 38th Mass., Col. J. P. Richardson. Army of West Virginia. 1st Brigade, 34th Mass., Lieut.-Col. W. S. Lincoln. Ath Infantry, Quartermaster-Sergeant Sears, 3 men, each with a color. 38th Infantry, Lieut.-Col. J. P. Richardson, 50 men, four colors. 39th Infantry, Col. C. L. Peirson, 100 men, four colors.