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amp, each with the rank and title of lieutenant-colonel. Governor Andrew appointed, as his military aids, Horace Binney Sargent, of West Roxbury (senior aid); Harrison Ritchie, of Boston; John W. Wetherell, of Worcester; and Henry Lee, Jr., of Brookline. Colonel Sargent had served on the staff of Governor Banks. He remained on the staff of Governor Andrew until he was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the First Regiment of Massachusetts Cavalry, in August, 1861, when Colonel Ritchie became following named gentlemen as commissioners:— Hon. John Z. Goodrich, of Stockbridge. Hon. Charles Allen, of Worcester. Hon. George S. Boutwell, of Groton. Hon. Francis B. Crowninshield, of Boston. Theophilus P. Chandler, Esq., of Brookline. John M. Forbes, Esq., of Milton. Richard P. Waters, Esq., of Beverly. These gentleman immediately proceeded to Washington, and took part in the deliberations of the Peace Congress. It was a very able delegation. There was great in
Chambers and Perry Colman, of Medford, and William H. Pattee, of West Cambridge (Arlington), lieutenants. Company F, Wardwell Tigers, Boston. Officers: David K. Wardwell, Boston, captain: Jacob H. Sleeper, of Boston; George G. Stoddard, of Brookline; Horace P. Williams, of Brookline; and Horatio N. Holbrook, of Boston, lieutenants. This was a new company, recruited, organized, uniformed, and equipped in two days. Company G, Concord Artillery, Concord. Officers: George L. Prescott, Brookline; and Horatio N. Holbrook, of Boston, lieutenants. This was a new company, recruited, organized, uniformed, and equipped in two days. Company G, Concord Artillery, Concord. Officers: George L. Prescott, of Concord, captain; Joseph Derby, Jr., Humphrey H. Buttrick, and Charles Bowers, all of Concord, lieutenants. Company H, City Guards, Salem. Officers: Henry F. Danforth, of Salem, captain; Kirk Stark, William F. Sumner, George H. Wiley, and John E. Stone, all of South Danvers, lieutenants. Company I, Light Infantry, Somerville. Officers: George O. Brastow, of Somerville, captain; William E. Robinson and Frederick R. Kinsley, both of Somerville, lieutenants. Company K, City Guards, Cha
ons, the whole dinner amounts to one and a half, in round numbers. The men had games and dancing in the evening. It should perhaps be added, that they are in fine health this morning. This gallant and accomplished officer was a graduate of Harvard College, in the class of 1853. He was promoted lieutenant-colonel of the Second, June 13, 1862, and was mortally wounded in the battle of Antietam, and died two days after, Sept. 19, 1862. His body was brought home to his father's house in Brookline, and was buried from St. Paul's Church, in that town. The Forty-fourth Regiment, Colonel Frank Lee, then in camp at Readville, volunteered as military escort. The Governor and staff were present at the funeral, and the people of the village followed, with the mourning relatives, his body to the grave, where it rests quietly from the noise of civil life and the conflict of battle. We turn from these grand but solemn memories to the controversy between the Governor and Major-General But
g. 20, 1862, with special reference to raising troops. William Rogers, of Boston, was appointed assistant adjutant-general Aug. 23, 1862, with special reference to preparing the State for a draft. Charles J. Higginson, of Boston, was appointed assistant adjutant-general, with the rank of major, Sept. 9, 1862. William L. Burt, of Boston, was appointed judgeadvocate-general, Oct. 1, 1862, and was promoted to the rank of brigadier-general, Feb. 9, 1865. Charles Sprague Sargent, of Brookline, was appointed assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of first lieutenant, Nov. 3, 1862. William Sturgis Hooper, of Boston, was appointed assistant adjutant-general, with the rank of captain, Nov. 19, 1862. Captain Hooper served with this rank at New Orleans as staff officer under General Banks, and died July 1, 1863. The foregoing pages bring the history of Massachusetts in the war to the close of the year 1862, at which time Massachusetts was represented by her brave men in
of Boston, assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of major, Jan. 4. George R. Preston, of Boston, assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of major, Jan. 6. Major Preston died in Boston, Feb. 25, 1864. William W. Clapp, Jr., of Boston, assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, Feb. 20. Lieutenant-Colonel Harrison Ritchie, of Boston, senior aide-de-camp to the Governor, was promoted to the rank of colonel, May 14. William L. Candler, of Brookline, aide-de-camp, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, June 10. Colonel Candler's appointment was to fill the vacancy on the Governor's personal staff occasioned by the resignation of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Lee, Jr., who had filled the position with distinguished ability and untiring industry from April 15, 1861. Henry Ware, of Cambridge, assistant adjutant-general, with the rank of major, June 20. Major Ware's duties were chiefly those of assistant military secretary to the Governor.