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. Baker, of Beverly; James M. Shute, of Somerville; Hugh M. Greene, of Northfield; Joel Hayden, of Williamsburg; James Ritchie, of Roxbury; Oakes Ames, of Easton; and Eleazer C. Sherman, of Plymouth,—were elected Councillors. William Schouler, of Lynn, was Adjutant-General, to which office he had been appointed by Governor Banks; he was also acting Quartermaster and Inspector-General of the Commonwealth,—the entire duties of which offices he performed with the assistance of William Brown, of Bguns be fired on Boston Common, at twelve, meridian, on Tuesday, Jan. 8th inst., and a national salute be fired, at the same time, for the same purposes, in Charlestown, Lexington, Concord, Waltham, Roxbury, Marblehead, Newburyport, Salem, Groton, Lynn, Worcester, Greenfield, Northampton, Fall River, and Lowell. By command of His Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-chief. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The purpose of firing these salutes was to revive old patriotic
Pepperell; and Colonel Monroe of the Eighth, at Lynn. The order was to muster the regiments under ty Monroe, of Lynn, colonel; Edward W. Hinks, of Lynn, lieutenant-colonel; Andrew Elwell, of Gloucest, was appointed adjutant; E. Alfred Ingalls, of Lynn, quartermaster; Rowland G. Usher, of Lynn, paymaster; Bowman B. Breed, of Lynn, surgeon; Warren Tapley, of Lynn, assistant-surgeon; Gilbert Haven, Lynn, assistant-surgeon; Gilbert Haven, Jr., of Malden, chaplain; John Goodwin, Jr., of Marblehead, sergeant-major; Horace E. Monroe, of LynInfantry, Lynn. Officers: George T. Newhall, of Lynn, captain; Thomas H. Berry, E. Z. Saunderson, C.everly, lieutenants. Company F, City Guards, Lynn. Officers: James Hudson, Jr., of Lynn, captain;Lynn, captain; Edward A. Chandler, Henry Stone, Mathias N. Snow, all of Lynn, lieutenants. Company G, American ing Captain Devereux's company, and a detail of Lynn, Gloucester, and Marblehead men on board under command of Lieutenant Berry, of Company D, Lynn, to assist in working her. They afterwards joined th[10 more...]
re now too sacred to be trodden by slaves.—When the South cannonaded Sumter, the bones of Adams rattled in his coffin; and we might have heard him from his granite grave in Quincy say, Seize the thunderbolt, and annihilate what has troubled you for sixty years. —There are four sections of people in this struggle: First, the ordinary masses, mingling mere enthusiasm in the battle; Second, those that have commercial interests,—the just-converted hunkerism; Third, the people,—the cordwainers of Lynn and the farmers of Worcester,—people who have no leisure for technicalities; Fourth, the Abolitionists, who thank God that he has let them see salvation before they die. Europe, and some of you, may think it a war of opinion; but years hence, when the smoke of the conflict shall have cleared away, we shall see all creeds, all tongues, all races one brotherhood; and on the banks of the Potomac the Genius of Liberty robed in light, with four and thirty stars in her diadem, broken chains unde
essrs. Bullock of Worcester, Calhoun of Springfield, Branning of Lee, Davis of Greenfield, Tyler of Boston, Coffin of Newburyport, Peirce of Dorchester, Peirce of New Bedford, Jewell of Boston, Gifford of Provincetown, Clark of Lowell, Kimball of Lynn, Merriam of Fitchburg, Bamfield of West Roxbury, and Hyde of Newton. Mr. Northend, of Essex, introduced a bill of eighteen sections, entitled a bill to provide for the disciplining and instruction of a military force. Petitions were presenteclass with Jeff Davis. He was commissioned by President Lincoln brigadier-general of volunteers. The Nineteenth Regiment was organized and recruited at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield. It was composed of Essex-County men. Colonel Edward W. Hinks, of Lynn, who had command of the Eighth Regiment in the three months service, was appointed colonel. This regiment left for Washington on the 28th of August, 1861. Captain Arthur F. Devereux, of Salem, who commanded a company in the Eighth Regiment in the
more friendly, and as if the State was solicitous about them. No harm done now, however. From this period until the end of the war, the number of our sick and wounded soldiers increased; and the duties of the several State agents were rendered more important and arduous. The Governor was fortunate in the selection of gentlemen to fill these places, and discharge these duties. The most important of these agencies was the one established in Washington, of which Colonel Gardiner Tufts, of Lynn, was placed in charge. A brief sketch of its origin and subsequent growth deserves a place in this volume, and may as well be given now as hereafter. When our Sixth Regiment reached Washington, April 19, 1861, it was ordered to the Capitol, and quartered in the Senate wing. No provision had been made for the wounded; but by advice of Major McDowell, U. S. A., they were taken in carriages by the Massachusetts residents, who met the regiment at the depot, to the Providence Hospital. This
ecretary of War letter to the Attorney-General letter to Andrew Ellison Colonel N. A. M. Dudley letter of Governor Yates, of Illinois case of Otis Newhall, of Lynn case of Mrs.Bixby, of Boston letter to the President plan to burn the Northerncities speech of Mr. Everett destruction of the Alabama Honorspaid to Commodore on the Governor's files to show that the meeting of the Governors was ever held. On the 21st of September, the Governor received a letter from Otis Newhall, of Lynn, asking for the discharge of his son, James O. Newhall, of the Eleventh Regiment, who had been wounded in the battle of Spottsylvania, sent to the United-States Get by the Governor to the Secretary of War, with this indorsement on the back of one of them:— I send these copies: 1st, The letter of Mr. Otis Newhall, of Lynn, Mass., father of five sons, all of whom entered the Union army,—one of whom was killed, one of whom is a prisoner held by the rebels, two of whom are at the front,—as<
ctor-General. Brigadier-General William Raymond Lee, Chief Engineer. Brigadier-General William L. Burt, Judge-Advocate-General. Brigadier-General Elijah D. Brigham, Commissary-General. Colonel Joseph M. Day, Provost-Marshal-General. Colonel J. F. B. Marshall, Paymaster-General. Colonel William S. King, Constable of Commonwealth. Colonel Charles Amory, late Master of Ordnance. Lieutenant-Colonel Gardiner Tufts, Assistant Provost-Marshal-General, State agent at Washington, of Lynn, Essex County. Major William Rogers, assistant Adjutant-General. Major George C. Trumbull, late Acting Master of Ordnance. These nominations were confirmed. The war being over, Governor Andrew determined not again to be a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. On the 13th of September, he addressed the following letter to William Claflin, chairman of the Republican State Committee:— My purpose was made public at the beginning of the present year to retire from office at its close