It is a curious coincidence that the first regiment of Massachusetts volunteers passed through Baltimore
on June 17, as the first regiment of militia passed through on April 19.
Had there been any hostile demonstrations on the part of the roughs, the boys would have remembered Bunker Hill
They threw out neither advance nor rear guard, the colonel saying that they should repulse any attack with the whole body.
The band played on the march “Yankee Doodle
“Hail Columbia,” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.” --Boston Advertiser, June 26