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one from Worcester. (Colonel Munroe) was delayed by the desire to attach to it other companies; it was not ordered to proceed until April 18, and was then accompanied by Brig.-Gen. (afterwards major-general) B. F. Butler, the instructions from Washington having now been modified to include four regiments and a brigadier-general. This regiment went through Philadelphia, after being, like the 6th, warmly received in New York, it being the second regiment that had marched through that city in advolina Volunteers. But General Hunter, with many fine qualities, was a thoroughly impetuous man, whimsical, variable and easily influenced by his staff officers, few of whom had any real faith in the undertaking; he acted without authority from Washington, and his whole enterprise had been disallowed by the United States government when Brig.-Gen. Rufus Saxton, then military governor of the department, availing himself of the fact that one company of the regiment had not, like the rest, been dis