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ove the bend, and made a camp with other companies of reserve artillery, which were here receiving instruction, while awaiting assignment to some division of the great army, which was then being organized. There were also several thousand cavalry encamped hard by; and, during the week of our sojourn, there was a grand review of the mounted troops, ten thousand, we should judge, our battery among them. We embraced an opportunity one day before our departure from this place, to run out to Bladensburg, four miles or more away, to see the boys of the First and Eleventh Massachusetts, Hooker's brigade then lying along the range of the northern fortifications of the Capitol, which we believe they had helped construct. These bronzed pioneers of the quota of our old Bay State were just coming in from drill, when we arrived, and experienced a lively surprise, no doubt, as we met their glance in passing. When they broke ranks there was a hearty handshaking and welcome. It was on the 12th
Alphabetical Index. Absentees...103,104 Alexandria... 69 Andrew, Gov. John A. ... 101 Antietam... 78-80 Aquia Creek... 69, 115 Army Corps. ... 27 Arnold, Gen. Richard... 35 Bakersfield... 83, 84 Bands ... 26, 169 B. C. ... 42 Bladensburg... 21 Brown, John... 169 Botts, John Minor... 147 Brandy Station... 138, 139 Broad Run... 28, 70 Bridge, Woodbury's... 46 Bridges, Pontoon... 67 Brooks, Gen. W. H. T. ... 89, 110 Burnside, Gen. A. E. ... 89, 90 Bull Run... 28 Camps Cameron and Revere. ... 17, 23 Camps in Winter .... 98, 138, 139 Capitol Hill ......... 21 Cedar Mountain .... 70, 171 Cedar Creek ....... 170, 171 Chaplains .. ... 65, 99, 133, 146 Charlestown ......169 Chickahominy ... 38, 40, 42, 52, 67 Clifton ......... 169,171 Colporteurs .........100 Cold Harbor ... 38, 40, 52, 155, 157 Commissary .... 42, 54, 151, 173 Crampton's Gap ....... 76, 77 Crook, Gen. . 165, 168, 169, 176, 178, 179 Deven