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Although he served in a New York regiment, Francis Channing Barlow had been brought up at Brook Farm, the utopian community in West Roxbury, Mass., and educated at Harvard. He was intimately familiar with the socially-elite, well-educated officers of the 2nd and 20th Massachusetts Infantry Regiments, many of whom were his friends.

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