The Philadelphia press reports that more than ten thousand Philadelphians are now in the field
Philadelphia newspapers announced that the city now had around ten thousand men in the field, ranged in ten regiments. Hundreds of other Philadelphians had enlisted with regiments in New York, including Colonel Baker's California Regiment and New York's Garibaldi Regiment. The press also noted that four more regiments were now forming in the city. (By John Osborne)
Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), 770.