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nd out of that number we have 90 in the Powhatan Troop which has been in the service more than two months and are highly honored in being the body guard of Gen. Beauregard, and we are assured that in material and discipline, it is not surpassed by any troop in the service. Then we have the Powhatan Rifles, numbering 65, which I am sorry to see suffered severely at Laurel Hill, whilst they were gallantly contending against the superior numbers of the enemy. And last, but not least, is Capt. W. J. Dance's Artillery company, numbering 75, which was mustered into service yesterday. Without meaning to detract any thing from the other companies, we are constrained to admit that this is the best company we have sent off yet. There are three preachers in the company and the material and personnel of the entire corps can be rarely equalled and never surpassed. In addition to these three companies, numbering in the aggregate 230, there are about 25 belonging to other companies out of the co