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on the track and had some windows broken. These, with other obstacles, including, for instance, a heavy anchor, soon made the track absolutely impassable, and the gathering mob saw the four remaining companies, without their colonel, in a manner delivered into its hands. These companies were C, D, I, L, under Captains Follansbee, Hart, Pickering and Dike; also the band, and an unarmed force from Pennsylvania, neither of which two bodies left the station. The four companies formed on President Street, numbering about two hundred and twenty men in all, under Captain Follansbee, and set out on their march. The mob crowded in upon them, throwing paving stones and other missiles. The troops increased their pace to double-quick; pistol shots were fired, and one soldier fell dead. Mayor Brown arrived on the scene, asked Captain Follansbee to discontinue the double-quick, and said to him, You must defend yourselves. He then placed himself by the captain's side and marched about a third