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inquiries concerning the success of the recruiting in Massachusetts, and expressed the greatest satisfaction at your determination to fill up the old regiments first. (Letter of Col. Harrison Ritchie to Governor Andrew from Harrison's Bar, James River, Va., July 28, 1862.) (Schouler, I, 308.) but it leaves the question still open why this policy was necessary in Massachusetts and not in Vermont or in the Western States. As regards Vermont, the case is very simple. It was the only Northern Sttime when the commission was conferred. A year and a month later, the war was ended, Grant was the foremost soldier in the world and Lincoln was in his grave. (Johnson's Short History, p. 365.) The Massachusetts troops operating against Richmond, Va., under Lieutenant-General Grant (May 5, 1864), were as follows: Official War Records, 67, p. 106.— Army of the Potomac (Maj.-Gen. G. G. Meade). Provost Guard.—1st Mass. Cavalry, Cos. C and D (Capt. E. A. Flint). Second Army Corp<