ubordinates, all of whom had smelled powder.
The latter office might be in charge of an experienced soldier recently commissioned, or of a man ambitious for such preferment.
The flaming advertisements with which the newspapers of the day teemed, and the posters pasted on the bill-boards or the country fence, were the decoys which brought patronage to these fishers of men. Here is a sample:--
More Massachusetts Volunteers Accepted!!! Three Regiments to be Immediately Recruited!
Gen. Wilson's regiment, To which Capt. Follett's battery is attached; Col. Jones‘ gallant Sixth regiment, which went through Baltimore ; the N. E. Guards regiment, commanded by that excellent officer, Major J. T. Stevenson.
The undersigned has this day been authorized and directed to fill up the ranks of these regiments forthwith.
A grand opportunity is afforded for patriotic persons to enlist in the service of their country under the command of as able officers as the country has yet furnishe
ts, 139; 40th Massachusetts, 270; 7th Michigan, 391; 7th New Hampshire, 248; 33rd New York, 277; 60th New York, 287; 72nd Pennsylvania, 312; 10th Vermont, 246; Artillery: 1st Maine, 319; 10th Massachusetts, 278; Cavalry: 10th New York, 139; Engineers: 15th New York, 378; 50th New York, 378, 384, 393
United States Christian Commission, 64-65
Taylor, Zachary, 25 412
Vicksburg, 57, 383
Vining's Station, Ga., 400
Wadsworth, James S., 369
Warren, Gouverneur K., 246,308, 349,367,406
Warrenton Sulphur Springs, Va., 239
Washington, 19,23,30, 120,162, 189,198,218,244,250-52,258, 265,298,303,315,318-19,331, 355,396
Wauhatchie, Tenn., 295 413
Waverly Magazine, 333
Weitzel, Godfrey, 268
Weldon and Petersburg Railroad, 246,327,351
West Roxbury, Mass., 44
Wilcox's Landing, Va., 237, 391
Wilderness, The, 177, 181,238,308, 323-24,331,339,342,363-64, 375,378,384
Wilson, Henry, 225,315
Wilson, James H., 267,372-75
Wilson's Creek, 118
Worcester, Mass., 44