Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Carrington” in article 6 of The Daily Dispatch: April 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... Most of the left-hand men also seemed to consider that the most reputable side, and came over to the right-hand men, leaving on the left only about three stern and unyielding. "non-swearers." So the Carrington Home Guards went home, unsworn.
Some of the Georgetown men complain that they knew nothing of having to take an oath or the form of oath, until their arrival at the War Department.
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