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Chapter 7: recruiting in New England. Finds recruiting at a standstill in New England reason: only Republicans mNew England reason: only Republicans made officers interview with the President on the subject obtains authorization to raise troops how Democratic-colonels wer
ey to organize and pay the troops with, and I will go to New England and enlist six to ten thousand men. I will have every of ny difficulty with the governors of any of the States in New England but one.
I will try not to have any difficulty with him uniform, and equip a volunteer force for the war, in the New England States, not exceeding six (6) regiments of the maximum s ice of the United States.
I came home, and the first New England State I struck was Connecticut.
Her chief magistrate wa permission of the President to have the recruiting of a New England division of Democrats, and I wanted them of the most pro the 1st of October, in the following words:--
The six New England States will temporarily constitute a separate military d