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H. Reed and Colonel A. G. Browne, Jr., to Governor Andrew, they state that they had held interviews with the President and the Secretary of War the day before; and both had promised that no more special permits should be given, and that General Order No. 71 should be made to apply to Massachusetts the same as to New York. These preliminary details are necessary in order to have a correct understanding of the controversy which grew up between the Governor and General Butler. On the seventh of September, the Governor received a telegram from President Lincoln, urging him to forward troops as speedily as possible to General Sherman's headquarters; to which he replied on the same day, I have written General Sherman about it during the past week. We are raising five new regiments, all of which I mean Sherman shall have if you will get an order from the War Department to send them to him. This letter was returned to the Governor with the following indorsements: Respectfully submitted
as born and bred in Boston, had a natural taste for military duties, and, although not a graduate of West Point, was, for his military qualities, appointed an officer in the regular army. He is a gentleman of much capacity, for whom we have a high respect. We have referred to him in preceding chapters. At the present writing, he is in command of the military forces at Vicksburg, Miss. This was a year in which an election was to be held for President of the United States. On the 7th of September, the Governor wrote to His Excellency Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois, as follows:— I propose to visit Washington, arriving there by next Tuesday morning, spending a day or two in New York, on the way, in order to have some conversation with the President on the present attitude of our public affairs. I wish it might be possible, that you, and Governor Brough, of Ohio, and Governor Morton, of Indiana, and any other of the Western Governors, might be present. And I take the l