The numbers of enlisted men on the date of their arrival at camp were as follows:--
Captain AbbottfullMay 11.
Captain Coggswell75 menMay 14.
Captain Savage42 menMay 14.
Captain Whitney78 menMay 14.
Captain Underwood82 menMay 15.
Captain Quincy80 menMay 20.
I find among my papers a sheet, on one side of which, in my own handwriting, is a list of all the proposed officers of the regiment, from the colonel to the last second lieutenant, and on the other side a statement of the condition of the companies, as follows: Abbott, full; Quincy, probably full; Savage, 80; Curtis, 80; Cary (Lowell men), 80; Underwood, 82; Tucker, 33; Goodwin, not noted; Whitney, full; Cogswell, full.
The date of this paper (unfortunately it is a matter of surmise) must have been later than the fourteenth of May, for then, by the history of the Second, Captain Savage had but 42 men; but the whole record showed such numbers of enlisted men on the ninth of May, that an encampment became a neces