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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the military of Rock bridge — fine crops. &c. Lexington, Va., June 17, 1861. Rock bridge is still engaged in furnishing troops for the great struggle in which we are now engaged. On the 13th, a company of Rangers was organized, with Col. S. C D. vidson, the Colonel commandant of the 10th Regiment of Militia, as its Captain. George Jordan, (who served during the Mexican war as Texan Ranger,) Dr. Cameroa, and W. A. Ruff, as Lieutenants It is understood that this company will join General Wise's Brigade. On the 15th instant, a large company of Riflemen organized in the Fairfield District, with the Rev. John Miller, late of Philadelphia, as Captain, and other compared gentlemen as Lieutenants. When these two companies are mustered into service, which will be as speedily as possible, Rockbridge will have furnished ten companies Let other counties boast of what they can do, we have come fully up to the mark that was mered by the most acti
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.justice to Charlottesville — Hospitality of the inhabitants, &c. Came Jefferson, June 17, 1861. Your University correspondent, J. R. Dr, having made an incorrect statement in regard to the New Market Volunteers, from Nelson co, Va., calculated to injure the officers in command of this post, and the citizens of Charlottesville and the University, I deem it proper to state that the New Market Volunteers were, immediately upon arrival, quartered at the Delavan House, midway between Charlottesville and the University. where preparations were made to receive us; but having ascertained that we could obtain more commodious quarters, possessing greater advantages, at the University, was immediately set out for that place without walling to prepare dinner; we took a snack, however, which kept us from getting very hungry. The day was thus occupied in moving and fixing up-- In one hour after our arrival, the citizens of the University gave us wh
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.another company in Norfolk county--the Jackson Greys. Camp of Instruction, Pussast Grove, Norfolk County, Va., June 17, 1861. We have raised, without difficulty, a new company of Infantry, numbering sixty men, We call ourselves the "Jackson Greys," after the late valorous host of the Marshall House, Alexandria, and we are here encamped tea the purpose of being thoroughly drilled in the Infantry faction, and at least partially drilled in camp life. We are dependent the liberality of the farmers in the neighborhood for our fare. So far, they have supplied us most generously with hams, poultry, and other good things of law season, and as all give us a hearty "God speed," we doubt not we shall keep supplied Our uniform is being made and we are furnished with a black drummer and fifer, and the ladies of the neighborhood have subscribed the money to purchase a handsome flag for us. We are doing our bees to be mustered into service, armed an
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.what Charlotte county has done and is doing. Charlotte Co. June 17., 1861 As it appears the order of the day to publish communications from the counties, telling what they have done, is raising and equipping volunteers for the defence of the State, it would be an act of simple justice to permit a statement to be made through your columns of what Charlotte county has done With a militia strength of 650 men, she has sent into the service of the State a company of Cavalry and two companies of Infantry; two other companies of Infantry are equipped and ready to march in a day or two Last week two other companies of Infantry were organized, and we understand that recruiting is now going on for another company, to be commanded by Mr. Charles Bruce, our Senator elect, and equipped at his own expense, making seven companies already organized and the eighth in process of organization, with a fair prospect of success. When the shall have gone we
$20 reward. --Ran away from my farm, near Trevillian's Deport, Louisa county, Va., on Sunday, 12th May my boy Sam. He is about 6 feet height, yellow complexion, thin visage, bushy hair, very little beard. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me, or in some jail so that I can get him. Wm. A. Netherland. Trevillan's Depot, June 17, 1861. je 18--ct*