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il 20, disembarked at eleven A. M., and marched into the fort, every man for duty. Found the Fourth Regiment there, which had arrived two hours before, and seven companies of United-States artillery in garrison. Colonel Dimick, commanding post, asked Colonel Wardrop if he was a minute-man. He answered, Yes. — How long will it take to get your regiment ready? — Fifteen minutes. — Get it. In ten minutes, he received the following order:— Order no. 55. headquarters, Fort Monroe, Va., April 19, 1861. The Colonel of the Third Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers will immediately report for orders to Commodore Paulding, United-States Navy. By order of Colonel Dimick, (Signed) T. J. Haines, Adjutant. Colonel Wardrop requested to know the object, and was informed that it was to hold possession of Gosport Navy Yard. Colonel Wardrop reported to Captain Paulding, U. S.N., at four o'clock, P. M., and was ordered to embark on board of United-States steamer Pawnee, which was
would not be accepted if offered. Captain Peard, of Milford, writes, I offer my company, the Davis Guards, all of whom are adopted citizens, for the service. This company was accepted, and formed part of the Ninth Regiment, of which Captain Peard was commissioned major. He died in the service. The following letter is from one of the most noble and highly cultivated men whom Massachusetts sent to the war, and who sacrificed his life for the cause:— monument Square, Charlestown, April 19, 1861. Adjutant-General Schouler,—We are at that point where every man who can devote himself to his country's service should come forward. I beg that you would put on file this my application for any position in the medical service of the Commonwealth in which I could be useful. I am aware of the law under which surgeons are appointed, and of course understand that you have no direct control of this matter. But there may be exigencies from deaths, resignations, unusual demands, or unfo
nning of the war of Independence. The yeomanry who in 1775, on Lexington Common, and on the banks of Concord River first made that day immortal in our annals, have found their lineal representatives in the historic regiment, which, on the 19th of April, 1861, in the streets of Baltimore, baptized our flag anew in heroic blood, when Massachusetts marched once more in the sacred cause of liberty and the rights of mankind. Before passing from the consideration of this remarkable address, we woLowell, and was attached to Major-General Butler's division, designed to attack New Orleans. Many of the officers and men of this regiment belonged to the Sixth Regiment in the three months service, which was attacked in Baltimore, on the 19th of April, 1861. The Twenty-sixth left Boston in the transport steamer Constitution, on the 21st day of November, 1861, for Ship Island, Mississippi. This was the first loyal volunteer regiment that reached the Department of the Gulf. Its field officer
o be annually reimbursed to the cities and towns from the treasury of the State; also, a resolve thanking Adeline Tyler, of Baltimore, for the kind, humane, and Christian services rendered by her to our soldiers who were wounded in Baltimore, April 19, 1861; also, resolves acknowledging the liberal appropriation of the State of Maryland for the relief of the wounded, and to the families of the killed, of the Sixth Regiment in Baltimore, on that memorable day. The clothing and blankets forwardon, 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
that day for New York, under the command of Colonel Henry Walker. From New York it went by transport to New Orleans. The Fifth Regiment, which had also served in the three months campaign, was recruited for nine months service at Camp Lander, at Wenham. It sailed from Boston in transports, under command of Colonel George H. Peirson, for Newbern, N. C., with orders to report for duty to Major-General Foster. The Sixth Regiment, the same which had fought its way through Baltimore, April 19, 1861, was recruited and organized for the nine months service at Camp Henry Wilson, at Lowell. It was the determination of the Governor to have the Sixth Regiment the first to leave the State for the nine months service. It received orders to report at Washington, and left Massachusetts under command of Colonel Albert S. Follansbee about Sept. 1. It remained in Washington until the 13th, when it was ordered to Suffolk, Va. The Eighth Regiment served with distinction in the three months
o deliver an address in Lowell on the 19th of April, on the occasion of the dedication of a monument, erected by the city and the State, at that place to the memory of the three men belonging to Lowell, who were killed in Baltimore, on the 19th of April, 1861. The Legislature had also been invited to attend the ceremonies. On the 15th, the Governor telegraphed to the Mayor of Lowell:— This national calamity must postpone our Lowell ceremonies, which at present I regard impossible. I prur visit to the front in the autumn of 1864, published in a preceding chapter. On the 17th of June, the monument erected in the city of Lowell to commemorate the stirring events which transpired in the city of Baltimore on the memorable 19th of April, 1861, and in honor of the first martyrs in the Rebellion, who fell in that city, was inaugurated. The occasion was one of great interest. The Governor and staff, the heads of the different State departments, the Executive Council, the members