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se things but feebly illustrate the outburst of patriotism inspired by the war. And when it is remembered that Massachusetts was represented, at this time, by Charles Sumner and Henry Wilson in the United States Senate, and by Charles Francis Adams at the Court of St. James, it may fairly be claimed that she began the period of thtin), and the 5th (Capt. G. D. Allen) were also included in the Army of the Potomac. The distribution of these forces was as follows:— Second Army Corps (Sumner). First Division.—2d Brigade, 29th Mass. Infantry. Second Division.—1st Brigade, 15th Mass. 3d Brigade, 19th and 20th Mass. Third Army Corps (Heintzelmadays fighting to the James River. Among the general officers from Massachusetts who had distinguished themselves in this prolonged contest were Hooker, Keyes and Sumner; and among men of less experience, Devens. Xiv. The Department of the Gulf. When General Butler, on March 20, 1862, took command of the newly organized Dep<