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tatement, saying that he was at the Eastern railway station when these companies arrived, and that the hour was shortly after eight. Schouler, I, 51. It is obvious that a considerable range of time is thus opened by this discrepancy as to hours; and it is also noticeable that his testimony in 1862 was given a good deal nearer to the actual occurrences than that made in 1868. On the other hand, there is ample evidence that Co. E, 4th Regiment Mass. Volunteer Militia, took the train at South Abington at 7.13 A. M., April 16, 1861, due to arrive in Boston at 8.13 A. M., and, as there was no delay or accident, it is fair to suppose that the train arrived on time. Manuscript letter from Maj. Charles F. Allen, late captain Co. E, 4th Regiment M. V. M., afterwards major 38th Mass. Infantry. If, therefore, the first statement of Adjutant-General Schouler was correct, Captain Allen's Abington company had distinct precedence over the three Marblehead companies; whereas, if the Adjutant-Ge