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s connecting this new contest with the Revolutionary traditions that his great-grandfather, Moses Richardson, was killed in one of the opening battles of the American Revolution. At the same time, issued, and six militia regiments were ordered out from Massachusetts, it was the hope of Captain Richardson and his company that they would be added to one of these regiments. The following is the description given by Captain Richardson: It was on the 16th of April, 1861. I had been in court all day. It was a cold, drizzling day, and at night it rained hard. As I sat in my office, nearly all n, in a rubber overcoat and a sou'wester hat, dripping with rain, came in and inquired for Captain Richardson. Every face turned to me, every hand pointed, and every voice shouted, There he is. He company marched from its temporary quarters to Boston early in the morning of April 17, Captain Richardson writes: As we passed along, we received many tokens of regard from citizens. Dr. Estes Ho