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6th Regiment, Rev. J. W. Hanson, says nothing of any storm encountered on arriving at the city, but says that there was a violent thunder shower after the arrival at Federal Hill, and while the troops were raising their flag (p. 61). Thus curiously exaggerated and distorted, in those days, was every step of our novel military experience. The troops which accompanied General Butler on this expedition were the 6th Mass. V. M., Colonel Jones (five hundred), the 8th N. Y. Infantry, Lieutenant-Colonel Waterbury (four hundred and fifty), and a section of Cook's Battery, under Major Cook. No lives were lost or even endangered; yet at that period of inexperience it seemed an important military movement, and it doubtless did much to confirm that sway of the more loyal elements in Baltimore, which soon became unquestionable. But it also contributed to that rather impulsive and undisciplined way of action, on the part of energetic officers, which cost so many lives before it had given place