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V. the three months regiments. The first call made on Massachusetts for troops was by a telegraphic despatch from Senator Wilson, dated at Washington, April 15, requesting twenty companies to be sent to Washington and there mustered into service.inspired by the war. And when it is remembered that Massachusetts was represented, at this time, by Charles Sumner and Henry Wilson in the United States Senate, and by Charles Francis Adams at the Court of St. James, it may fairly be claimed that sheional flag was planted on the works by Col. Jesse A. Gove of the 22d Mass. This regiment, originally recruited by the Hon. Henry Wilson, afterwards vice-president of the United States, In October, 1863, this gentleman said, Twenty-four companies tic, after careful review of the dispute, says It must be doubtful whether an assault would have succeeded at this date. Wilson's Ironclads in Action, I, 140. The second and successful attack is vividly described by a Massachusetts officer, Capt. (n