Company G, ‘Concord Artillery,’ Concord
Officers: George L. Prescott
, of Concord
, captain; Joseph Derby, Jr.
, Humphrey H. Buttrick
, and Charles Bowers
, all of Concord
Company H, ‘City Guards,’ Salem
. Officers: Henry F. Danforth
, of Salem
, captain; Kirk Stark
, William F. Sumner
, George H. Wiley
, and John E. Stone
, all of South Danvers
Company I, ‘Light Infantry,’ Somerville
. Officers: George O. Brastow
, of Somerville
, captain; William E. Robinson
and Frederick R. Kinsley
, both of Somerville
Company K, ‘City Guards,’ Charlestown
. Officers: John T. Boyd
, of Charlestown
, captain; John B. Norton
, Caleb Drew, and Walter Everett
, all of Charlestown
This regiment did not receive orders to report until Friday, April 19.
It was in readiness to go forward the next day, but was detained until Sunday, with headquarters at Faneuil Hall.
The line was formed on South Market Street, at five o'clock on Sunday morning, April 21; and the regiment marched to the Worcester Depot
Notwithstanding the early hour and the sabbath day, thousands were on the streets, and at the depot, to witness the departure.
Kind greetings met this regiment everywhere on the route.
To state what was said and done would be only a repetition of what has already been said in regard to regiments which had preceded.
It reached New York safely on Sunday evening, at eight o'clock. After partaking of a hearty meal at the hotels, the regiment was put on board of two transports; four companies, under command of Major Keyes
, going on board the ‘Ariel,’ and six, under command of Colonel Lawrence
, on board the ‘De Soto
The Third Battalion of Massachusetts Rifles, under command of Major Devens
, and Major Cook
's Light Battery, were placed on board the same vessels; the former in the ‘De Soto
,’ and the latter in the ‘Ariel.’
The duties of the week had been incessant day and night at the State House
The attack upon the Sixth Regiment in Baltimore
had added to the number of people who crowded in, and intensified the earnest feelings of every one.