erly held a Government office in Washington, returned home several weeks ago, and I understand is now endeavoring to organize a company of 100 mounted rangers.
He is said to be a fine officer, having been educated at the V. M. I., and should he succeed in getting up his company, will doubtless show the "rail- splitier" where "Sawney slung the wedge."
The following are the officers of the Hazelwood Volunteers, another company of this county: Captain, John Taylor; 1st Lieutenant, Dr. J. Woodville Ashby; 2d Lieutenant, W. F. Stout; 3d Lieutenant, Thomas W. Harris; Orderly Sergeant, Thomas Ashby; Surgeon, Dr. J. S. Wharton.
They are all fighting men, and hail from the town and neighborhood of Stevensburg.
But there is another company I must tell you about, as everybody takes a deep interest in it, evidencing, as it does, the spirit which pervades all ages as well as classes of our community.
A few days ago a company was formed at this place, composed of intelligent and interesting