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ited-States magazines, arsenals, and depots of munitions of war and warlike stores, that they do not know yet what is left, and so cannot tell what we must bring with us. It is clear, that, if we move, it must be by sea, landing at Baltimore or Annapolis; that pilots must be secured in advance, as they will be seized by the secessionists; and that the ships must go to sea with sealed orders, while a false destination is publicly reported. I shall take the liberty to recommend one other cautit, to whom the purpose of his mission was made known, and he was referred to Colonel Keyes of General Scott's staff for information upon matters of detail. It was then arranged, that, in case of a call, the troops should be forwarded by sea to Annapolis or Baltimore. Colonel Keyes stated, that all other routes to Washington would be unsafe; that, for this reason, General Scott had placed an officer in command of Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor, upon whom he could rely to hold it to the utmos
Chesapeake and Potomac to Washington, or to Annapolis and thence to Washington; another, to Perryville, and thence to Annapolis and Washington. Mr. Trist left that night, and arrived in Washingtoney embarked on board the transport Ariel for Annapolis, with a part of the Fifth Regiment, and arriropose to take the fifteen hundred troops to Annapolis, arriving there to-morrow about four o'clocke most urgently advised that he should go to Annapolis. I then, in company with Admiral, then Comm him in the city: so the only route left was Annapolis. After some considerable discussion and hes Potomac route, and joined General Butler at Annapolis. At three o'clock the next day (Saturday), board the luggage, the Maryland proceeded to Annapolis, where it arrived on Sunday morning, April 2ing opened the route to Washington by way of Annapolis, and of having saved from possible loss the o open the new route to Washington by way of Annapolis; the first to land on the soil of Virginia, [30 more...]
ry to New York by rail, thence by steamer to Annapolis. Telegraphs the Mayor of Baltimore, I pray ch left New York yesterday will take care of Annapolis; but we shall continue our preparations, inc the Potomac, he was to proceed forthwith to Annapolis, land Captain Dodd's company, and turn over ng the Governor to order the ships either to Annapolis or Washington; and in the telegraphic letter provisions, for General Butler's command at Annapolis. She must be armed. Mr. Burt returns by eley of forty-eight hours from Philadelphia by Annapolis. There have been no mails from the North fosay, that every thing is in confusion at Annapolis Junction; and a moderate force might, in a singleon, saying, Arrived last night. All well at Annapolis and here. Mr. Foster had followed on the heople. I am going to Washington to-night via Annapolis, and no doubt shall find the way open and saity in the Union more loyal than the city of Annapolis. I think, therefore, I may safely point to [20 more...]
folk Navy Yard; of Butler's whole command at Annapolis, in holding the post, saving Old Ironsides, ould not get them, and were finally taken at Annapolis, and distributed among Pennsylvania troops. ng of Fortress Monroe; the advance by way of Annapolis and the Potomac River; the saving of Old Iromajor. The regiment left the State for Annapolis, Maryland, on the 22d of August, 1861. The Twecruited at Lynnfield, and left the State for Annapolis, on the 11th of November, 1861. The Twenty-Massasoit, Readville, and left the State for Annapolis on the 9th of December, 1861, and formed parhe city of Worcester. It left the State for Annapolis, on the 31st day of October, 1861, and forme in the State. It left the Commonwealth for Annapolis on the 2d day of November, 1861, and formed ember 29, 1861. The regiment was ordered to Annapolis; and Colonel Williams was to await orders frthe United States. The regiment remained at Annapolis until the close of the year. The First Li
d humane action of the Legislature of Maryland, which is best explained by publishing the correspondence entire:— Legislature of Maryland, House of delegates, Annapolis, December, 1861. His Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor of Massachusetts. dear Sir,—The Committee on Militia have instructed me, as their chairman, to carryryland. My dear Sir,—It is with feelings which I will not attempt to express that I have received, on this anniversary day, your letter, addressed to me from Annapolis. I immediately addressed the Mayors of the cities of Lowell and Lawrence on the subject of your inquiries, and hope to be able to transmit their answers at ansetts regiments composed a part of it. These were the Twenty-first, Twenty-third, Twenty-fourth, Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-seventh. The camp of rendezvous was at Annapolis, and the point of attack was North Carolina, by way of Roanoke Island and Newbern. The expedition was successful. Major-General Butler, having assumed comman<
were sent forward in January and February, 1862. Massachusetts regiments and batteries were in front of Washington and at Fortress Monroe; five regiments were at Annapolis, ready to embark in General Burnside's expedition against North Carolina. One regiment and a battery were at Ship Island, in Mississippi, waiting orders from Genssachusetts under the stars and stripes. The military expedition under General Burnside, to invade North Carolina, commenced embarking on board transports at Annapolis, on the fifth day of January, 1862, and sailed from that port on the ninth and tenth. The military force was divided into three brigades, of five regiments eachuccessful operation until the end of the war. During the general exchange of prisoners, which began in December, 1864, a force of the agency was maintained at Annapolis, Md., and information of great value obtained in regard to our men who had suffered and who had died in rebel prisons, and much needed assistance was rendered.
ashington until the 13th, when it was ordered to Suffolk, Va. The Eighth Regiment served with distinction in the three months service. It opened the route by Annapolis to Washington. It was recruited to the maximum for the nine months service at Camp Lander, at Wenham. It sailed from Boston on the seventh day of November, undappointment to which he was recommended. Fourth, Colonel Edward W. Hinks, of the Nineteenth, formerly of the old Eighth, which repaired the railroad to Annapolis Junction in the spring of 1861, saved the Constitution frigate at Annapolis, and is now recovering from his wounds at Antietam, having been wounded, too, before RichAnnapolis, and is now recovering from his wounds at Antietam, having been wounded, too, before Richmond. He is a young, brave, ardent, very devoted, natural soldier. He, too, ought to be promoted. Colonel Hinks was appointed brigadier-general Nov. 29, 1862. He was afterwards brevetted major-general, and is now a lieutenant-colonel in the regular army. Fifth, Albert C. Maggi, an Italian, about forty years old, now wit
te some of the difficulties against which the State officers had to contend. On the 12th of January, the Adjutant-General, by direction of the Governor, wrote to Mr. Gooch, member of Congress, calling his attention to the case of David E. Goodfellow, an enlisted man in the Twenty-first Regiment, who had served under General Burnside in the capture of Roanoke Island, Beaufort, and Newbern, N. C. In January, 1862, he had been detailed by General Burnside to help lay a railroad-track at Annapolis, Md., a business which he was acquainted with. He remained faithful to his duty until he was prostrated with a fever, and received a furlough to come home from Mr. Goddard, who had charge of the Government work. On his recovery, he at once reported at the State House, and asked for transportation back to his post. The Adjutant-General sent him to Colonel Day, U. S. A., who had authority to furnish transportation. Colonel Day refused it, on the ground that Mr. Goddard's furlough was no suf
ners to the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals in and near New York, and at his agency; to Colonel Robert R. Corson, Massachusetts State agent at Philadelphia, for the five hundred sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers in the hospitals in that city, three hundred dollars; to William Robinson, Massachusetts agent at Baltimore, for the one hundred and forty sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers in hospitals in that city, one hundred dollars; to United-States Surgeon Vanderkift, at Annapolis, Md., for the one hundred and fifty sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers at that place, one hundred dollars; and to Surgeon Hagar, at Point Lookout, Md., for the same purpose, one hundred and twenty-five dollars. Three hundred dollars' worth of poultry was also sent to the camp at Readville, and the same amount to Gallop's Island. Two hundred dollars' worth was sent to Fort Warren; one hundred dollars' worth was sent to Fort Independence; five hundred dollars' worth was sent to the United-